Owner: Union College

Jackson’s Gardens: This small, cozy garden is the oldest planned, cultivated garden on an American college campus, home to over 100 varieties of rare plant species, variety of herb, wildflower and evergreen gardens, as well as a giant Gingko brought from Japan, dating at least 125 years. The eight-and-a-half-acre garden contains 500 shrubs and trees representing more than ninety-three species, mostly deciduous. Hans Groot’s Kill, a stream, runs through the center of the garden,


Restrictions: All Union College rules apply on private campus grounds. Dogs must be cleaned up after. Open to public during daylight hours.