Town of Vestal Parks
All Town parks are open. The playground equipment is open. The bathrooms are closed until further notice.
NEW - Information regarding reserving park pavilions and athletic fields.
Pavilion rentals are suspended until further notice.
It is anticipated the bathrooms in the parks will NOT be unlocked or available due to the NYS COVID-19 regulations.
LEAGUES & FIELDS
Leagues may reserve the fields so long as they comply with all Town requirments (ie. insurance). The entitiy who reserves the field will be responsible for enforcing NYS regulations related to COVID-19.
It is anticipated the bathrooms in the parks will NOT be unlocked or available due to the NYS COVID-19 regulations. Rent-a-johns will not be permitted in the parks due to NYS COVID-19 regulations.
Individuals reserving a pavilion will be required to sign a release of liability regarding COVID-19 and acknowledging there are not bathroom facilities available and acknowledging responsibility for enforcing NYS regulations.
Arnold Park - Andrews Rd.
Four rentable (suspended until further notice) picnic shelters by the day (see Arnold Park Picnic Reservations in the menu to the left), tables, grills, playground equipment, ball field with lights, football field, softball fields, rest room facilities, running water, electric, hiking, sand volleyball court, ice skating and cross country skiing (in winter), fitness trail, and parking.
African Road Park - African Road
Picnic shelter, playground equipment, tennis court, running water, stream, playground, electric, parking.
Barlow Park - Main Street
Picnic shelter, tables, playground equipment, running water, stream, parking, electric.
Castle Gardens Park - Garden Lane
Picnic shelter, tables, playground equipment, ball field, running water, no parking.
David Avenue Park - David Avenue
Picnic shelter, tables, playground equipment, tennis court, basketball court, stream.
DEC Flood Fields - Main Street
Soccer fields, ball field, golf practice.
Ethel Place Park - Ethel Place
Picnic shelter, tables, playground equipment, basketball and kickball court, running water, no parking.
Fuller Hollow Park - Marietta Drive
Picnic shelter, tables, playground equipment, stream, no parking.
Harold Moore Park - Old Vestal Road
Picnic shelter, tables, playground equipment, softball fields, two full court basketball courts, rest rooms, running water, soccer fields, electric, river access, boat ramp, parking.
Jones Park - State Line Road
Nature trail, stream, hiking, cross country skiing, parking. Dogs allowed on leash. Trail map available, see link below.
Memorial Park - Four Corners - Rte. 434 (Vestal Pkwy.) & Front St.
Band Gazebo, electric, park benches, and free summer band concerts on Tuesdays at 7:00 PM July and August. See Music. On street parking only.
Middendorf Park - Juneberry Road
Picnic shelter, tables, playground equipment, ball field, running water, parking.
Richards Ave. Park - Richards Avenue
Picnic shelter, tables, playground equipment, no parking, running water.
Ross Corners Park - Old Owego Road
Tennis courts, soccer field, running water, parking.
Stair Park - Murray Hill Road
Picnic shelter, tables, playground equipment, running water, parking, electric.
Stratford Park - Stratford Drive
Picnic shelter, tables, playground equipment, running water and no parking.
Twin Orchards Park - Myrtle Street
Picnic shelter, tables, playground equipment, ball field, running water, and parking and access to Rail Trail.
Vestal Center Park - Coleman Street
Picnic shelter, playground equipment, tennis courts, ball field, basketball court, running water, parking.
Vestal Memorial Pool - Clayton Avenue - CLOSED for SUMMER 2021 due to COVID-19 budget cuts
Large outdoor pool & wading pool, rest rooms & changing area, electric, running water, parking, open Noon - 8:00 PM daily, execpt a few weekdays in the beginning of the season (open 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM), due to school still being in session. See Aquatics for swim lessons and outdoor pool schedule, fees for family and individual passes.
Willow Point Park - Gates Road
Three softball fields
Vestal Rail Trail (both trails equal total of 3.55 miles)
The trails 2.1 mile section runs between North Main Street and African Road and is located just north of and parallel to the Vestal Parkway (Rte. 434). The trail has a twelve foot paved path and eight feet of grass on either side of the trail. Parking at Stage Road and on the east side of the Shoppes at Vestal. The trail has benches. Bathrooms at both ends of the trail. The new section runs from the western end of the existing trail on North Main St. and proceeds west, 1.45 miles to Castle Gardens Rd., parelleling Route 17. Parking at vacant lot on Castle Gardens Rd. Dogs on a leash are allowed on trail but you must bring your own bag for waste.
HOURS FOR PARKS
Neighborhood Parks 6:00 am – Dark
Arnold Park 6:00 am – Dark
Moore Park 6:00 am – Dark
Boat Ramp 24/7 use of ramp
NO Smoking - Sec. 16-43
NO Dogs except for Jones Park and Rail Trails - Sec. 16-39
NO Hunting - Sec. 16-38
NO Camping - Sec. 16-36
NO Horseback Riding - Sec. 16-40
Vestal Hiking Guide
The Town of Vestal Recreation Dept. has a hiking trail guide on nine sites in Vestal. Volunteers in the community prepared the guide.