Blending family-friendly fun with stunning upstate views, Clinton has a little bit of something for everyone.
People flock to this close-knit community for its broad range of price points and peaceful country atmosphere. The real estate in Clinton is a blend of single-family homes, seasonal housing, sprawling estates, and apartments. A significant portion of the population is part-time residents looking to plant roots in Dutchess County and enjoy a rural respite from the city. Quaint bed and breakfasts offer the area’s many visitors a chance to experience the small-town charm of Clinton firsthand. Celebrity sightings are frequent, a nod to the area’s robust market of large country estates.
The town enjoys a robust parks and recreation program, with favored activites including horseback riding, swimming, fishing, and camping. An extensive network of hiking and biking trails is perfect for this active community. Public parks like the Frances J. Mark Memorial Park, known to many as Rec Park, boast sports courts, playgrounds, and a swimming pond. Nearby Lake Taghkanic State Park offers locals access to beaches, campgrounds, and trails for cross-country skiing.
Locals enjoy the luxuries that come with living in a rural haven surrounded by the necessary conveniences. Farmers markets and community festivals are staples in the area. Local boutiques and markets dot the landscape, while larger chain stores and malls are just a short trip away. A dynamic arts scene supports local galleries and performing arts centers. The annual Arts & Music Festival brings the community together each year to enjoy live music, games, and delicious eats.