Experience the beauty of the changing seasons at our thirty-acre landscape. There are many ways to enjoy a Fall and Winter day whether you’re looking for scenic strolls with a hot cup of coffee, art lessons to practice your creativity, workout and meditation classes to promote self-care, or guided bird walks to enhance your appreciation for nature.

Our walking paths are open every day from sunrise to sunset. These articles feature our favorite seasonal attractions.

Public Art
Can you find all eighteen sculptures spread across our thirty acres of walking trails? You can get your art fix and your daily exercise with this free, self-guided public art tour. Our temporary sculpture (Trail 413) will be leaving soon, so see it while you can. Learn more about our public art installations!

Gift Shop
Tue–Fri: 11AM–3PM
Sat–Sun: 10AM–3PM
Our Gift Shop has one-of-a-kind items including toys and games, home décor, honey, and winter accessories! Thank to our new online shop, you can buy online and pick up in store!

Fall Foliage/Snow at the Lake
The Lake is our most treasured Winter backdrop. The towering trees, frosted water, mountain views, and a charming bridge make for a special walking loop.

Winter Crafts
Get crafty. We offer a variety of arts and crafts throughout Fall and Winter such as no-sew quilting and nature-themed collages.

Nixon’s Coffee House
Mon–Fri: 9AM–3PM
Sat–Sun: 8AM–5PM
Weather permitting, Nixon’s Coffee House at Hudson Gardens is staying open this Fall and Winter. Enjoy a crisp walk with a hot chocolate!

An alter for weddings and life celebrations in front of a lake at Hudson Gardens.

Monet’s Place
This cobblestone platform has views of willow trees, the Lake, and Justin’s Bridge. Monet’s Place is a popular location for wedding ceremonies, but it’s also an ideal place to sit with a good book and a cup of coffee.

Healing Sound Baths, Yoga, & Guided Meditations
During the colder months, we promote relaxation and self-care through a popular series of sound-bathing experiences. Participants learn to quiet the mind, release stress, and build self-awareness with ancient sound healing instruments.

Photography
Explore the magic of Winter through the lens of your favorite camera. We’re open from sunrise to sunset for hobbyists and professional photographers. We also provide occasional photography lessons to help take your craft to the next level.

The Island
Have you visited the island in the middle of our Lake? Look for the charming bridge across from our vegetable garden, and it will lead you to this beautiful spot. During the Fall, it’s surrounded by brilliant colors. When the weather is just right, it’s perfect for a photo shoot or a Fall picnic.

Painting Lessons
Use the Winter to learn a new hobby or practice your skills. We have regular opportunities to pick up a brush!.

Purchase a Membership or a Gift Membership!
Memberships support thirty sprawling acres and provide discounts for unique opportunities. Your gift membership can include a Commemorative Gift Set that includes a Hudson Gardens mug or tea towel.

“Sticks and Stones”
Nature Play Area
This nature play area is made from repurposed logs and stones. It promotes physical activity and imagination for kids and adults. Photographers also love to use this area as a background for portraits.

Gardening & Nature Classes

Learn something new! We regularly invite experts of horticulture and wildlife to share fascinating knowledge and advice.

Fall Foliage/Snow at the Barn
Our big, red barn is an iconic place for fall and winter photos. We highly recommend this location for the perfect Christmas card photo.

Birding
We’re a birding hotspot all year long. You can explore our thriving habitat during a self-guided bird walk. Guided bird walks led by an Audubon Master Birder from the Front Range Birding Company are also offered most months.

A circle of people beating at drums.

Drum Circles
Join our Community Drum Circles, which are typically held once a month at Hudson Gardens. During the colder months, we will be drumming inside the Inn at Hudson Gardens to enjoy the roaring fireplaces, a good beat, and a community with a lot of heart. All levels of experience are welcome.

Beekeeping Classes
Wanna be a beekeeper? Hudson Gardens offers year-round beekeeping classes to help prepare you for the first steps of beekeeping and beyond. Core beekeeping classes—a series of six courses designed to prepare you for the first season of beekeeping—begin annually each October.

Holiday Parties
The log cabin known as The Inn at Hudson Gardens is a popular setting for holiday parties. This venue includes stone fireplaces and holiday decorations. Guests can also tour our extravaganza of lights: A Hudson Christmas!

Winter Weddings
The Inn at Hudson Gardens is ideal for winter weddings. Exchange vows in front of a fireplace; share your first dance in a charming log cabin; take stunning photos with evergreen trees and holiday lights.