Northeast Bordered by the picturesque Taconic Mountains, Northeast is on the extreme northeast border of Dutchess County and abundant with outdoor and historic activities. Home to Taconic State Park's Rudd Pond Area, visitors enjoy a woodland wonderland resting on the shores of a large pond with tent and RV campgrounds, sandy swimming beach, fishing, boat launch and rentals, a picnic grove and playground. Hikers, bikers and cross-country skiers revere the trail system. And, don't forget ice skates for additional winter fun. History buffs enjoy visits to the Coleman Station, the 1851 Finch Building, c.1876 MacArthur's Smokehouse and c.1854 Simmon'