• How far in advance should I book my field trip?
  • How will I know that my requested date is confirmed?
  • How do I book a field trip program?
  • How many students can I bring at one time?
  • What if the number of students or chaperones for my field trip changes after I have made my reservation?
  • What is the chaperone policy for field trips?
  • Do you offer programs for homeschool groups?
  • Why are there admission and program fees for school and youth group field trips when general public admission is free?
  • Is financial assistance available to help with the cost of a field trip to Hudson Gardens?
  • Where can I find a map of Hudson Gardens?
  • Does Hudson Gardens have any indoor facilities? What happens if it rains?
  • Can I visit Hudson Gardens prior to my field trip?
  • I still have questions about field trips, who can I contact?
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Plan a Field Trip

Book a Field Trip 

All school and youth group visits require reservations. To book your date and time please submit a field trip reservation request online.


Pricing and Payment

The price of a field trip is determined by the activity or program you choose for your visit to Hudson Gardens. An estimated cost of your visit will be provided with your field trip confirmation.


Payment for field trip visits is due upon arrival. Select programs require a deposit prior to your visit. Cash, checks (made out to The Hudson Gardens & Event Center), and all major credit cards are accepted.


Explore your program options here.


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Hudson Gardens is committed to making sure that all schools and organizations have the opportunity to visit. Financial assistance, including program fee, admission discounts, and transportation scholarships are available for qualifying schools and organizations. Transportation scholarships have been generously provided by FirstBank.


Download the field trip financial assistance program description for details.


Chaperone Policy

At least one chaperone is required per 10 students for all field trips and additional chaperones are strongly recommended.


Please review the chaperone policy before booking your trip


Lunch Facilities

You are welcome to bring snacks and/or lunches on your visit. Outdoor picnic tables and seating areas are available on a first-come, first-served basis. A climate-controlled area is available for lunch storage.



Ample bus parking is available. Vans and buses may park on the far east side of the main parking lot or in the south parking lot. Parents and chaperones may park in the main parking lot.


Upon Your Arrival to Hudson Gardens

Please drop off your students in front of the Welcome Center. A Hudson Gardens representative will greet your group when you arrive. Please come prepared with exact attendance counts for your number of students and chaperones.


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