Town of Vestal Parks
ARNOLD PARK PAVILIONS
2023 Reservations begin Jan. 1, 2023. Please go to vestalny.myrec.com to make a reservation.
LEAGUES & FIELDS
Leagues may reserve the fields so long as they comply with all Town requirements (ie. insurance).
Arnold Park - Andrews Rd.
Four rentable 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, restroom facilities, running water, electric, hiking, sand volleyball court, ice skating and cross country skiing (in winter), fitness trail, and parking. (Shelter #4 is currently being rebuilt).
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, 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.
Gordon Allen Park - Ethel Place
Picnic shelter, tables, 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, restrooms, 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 June, 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 (owned by the Vestal School district)
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 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 west section runs from the western end of the existing trail on North Main St. and proceeds west, 1.45 miles to Castle Gardens Rd., paralleling 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 Dawn – Dusk
Arnold Park Dawn – Dusk
Moore Park Dawn – Dusk
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.