Our Parks

Trails Map Brochure Pool Pass Pavilion RentalGURNEY LANE RECREATION AREA

118 Gurney Lane Road, Queensbury
This park offers 150+ acres for recreation, including a 6,200-sq. ft. outdoor swimming pool with 1-meter diving well and slide. The newly expanded Gurney Lane Mountain Bike Park provides over 13 miles of single- and double-track trails. Find us on TrailHub.org

Summer 2017 Pool Schedule:
June 22 (ESTD/TBD)-Sept. 4, 2017
June 26-August 18, daily 1:20-7 pm
Weekends and Holidays: Noon-7 pm (including 6/24-25 and 8/19-20)
Regular Season Hours: 6/26-8/18: 1:20-7 pm, by admission
Post-Season Hours: 8/21-9/4: 11 am-6 pm, by admission

Swimming Lessons...

    

Daily Admission Rates:
Children under 5: FREE
Ages 5-59: $5.00
Seniors 60+: FREE

Season Pass Info...

OPEN: Seasonally, during day-light hours
AMENITIES:
Restrooms
Swimming pool with shallow area & diving well
Bath house
Concession
Picnic pavilion & tent with tables and grills
Playground
Half-court basketball Area
Walking, hiking, mountain biking trails
Pond fishing (16 and under only)

FEEDER CANAL  EST. 2002

FEEDER CANAL  EST. 2002

    

82 Haviland Ave., Queensbury
This 5-acre park is made possible by an agreement between Erie Blvd. Hydropower, The Feeder Canal Alliance and the Town of Queensbury. The department maintains this park which allows access to the 7-mile trail from Feeder Dam to the Old Champlain Canal. We encourage leashed dogs; however, dogs MUST be under the control of the owner AT ALL TIMES!

OPEN: During day-light hours
AMENITIES:
Access to the Feeder Canal tow path
Picnic tables
Park benches
Picnic shelter
Canal/River access for canoes/kayaks
Parking area
Walking and Biking trail

FREEDOM PARK   EST. 2001

FREEDOM PARK

    

71 Glenwood Ave., Queensbury
Barrier-free play area that was the first of its kind in this area, great for children with a variety of physical abilities. The park project was a coordinated effort between the Glens Falls Kimwanis and the Glens Falls Indepdent Living Center. Cost of construction was funded by donations. NO PETS PLEASE.

OPEN: Seasonally,(April-Nov.) during day-light hours
AMENITIES:
6,200-sq. ft. handicap accessible playground
- swings
- slides
- sand table
- climbing structures, etc.
Picnic tables
Portable rest room - seasonally
Parking off Glenwood Ave.

Canoe & KayakGLEN LAKE CANOE LAUNCH   EST. 1985

GLEN LAKE CANOE LAUNCH

    

290 Glen Lake Road, Queensbury
This half-acre park is located adjacent to the Docksider Restaurant. Parking is limited. Trailers of any kind/size and swimming are prohibited. No motorized boats. We encourage leashed dogs; however, dogs MUST be under the control of the owner AT ALL TIMES!

OPEN: Seasonally, during day-light hours
AMENITIES:
Free boat launch site for canoes and car-top boats
Picnic tables
Portable rest room
Fishing dock
Parking area off Glen Lake Road
Canoe/Kayak storage rack — apply for permit

HOVEY POND PARK   EST. 1993

Hovey Pond Park

    

25 Lafayette St., Queensbury
This 10-acre urban park is located between Lafayette Street and Glenwood Avenue and offers many opportunities for active and passive recreation. We encourage leashed dogs; however, dogs MUST be under the control of the owner AT ALL TIMES!

OPEN: Daily, during day-light hours
AMENITIES:
Walking path around 4-acre pond - (3.5 laps = 1 mile)
Picnic tables
Portable rest room
Beautiful floral gardens built and maintained by the Friends of Hovey Pond
Handicapped fishing dock
Marshland walkway/observation decks with wetland education signs
Play area
Park benches throughout
Parking off Lafayette Street

Trails Map BrochureHUDSON POINTE NATURE PRESERVE   EST. 2001

HUDSON POINTE NATURE PRESERVE

    

Hudson Pointe Blvd., Queensbury
This 83-acre nature preserve was acquired and built by the Open Space Institute. Part of the Hudson Pointe Development, it offers a series of marked trails with scenic views of the Hudson River. Camping, swimming, motorized vehicles prohibited. We encourage leashed dogs; however, dogs MUST be under the control of the owner AT ALL TIMES!

OPEN: Daily, during day-light hours
AMENITIES:
Walking, hiking and mountain biking trails
Skiing and snowshoeing during winter

RIDGE/JENKINSVILLE PARK   EST. 1989

RIDGE/JENKINSVILLE PARK

    

133 Jenkinsville Road, Queensbury
This 80-acre park is home to a variety of sports leagues that service adult softball leagues as well as youth soccer and lacrosse club teams. We encourage leashed dogs; however, dogs MUST be under the control of the owner AT ALL TIMES! No pets allowed on the athletic fields. Golfing is prohibited on athletic fields.

Athletic Field Rental Information

The athletic facilities at Jenkinsville park can be rented, please see REQUIRED rental forms below:

FACILITY USE APPLICATION
ALCOHOL POLICY WAIVER
TOURNAMENT STATEMENT (fundraisers only)
EMERGENCY ACTION PLAN for field use

OPEN: Daily during day-light hours
AMENITIES:
Four-field softball complex
Four multi-sport athletic fields
Basketball court
Eight(8) pickle ball courts
Picnic tables
Picnic shelter
Bathrooms available during supervised activities
Playground
Concession/vending areas
Walking track (around softball field)
Portable rest room - seasonally

Trails Map BrochureMEADOWBROOK PRESERVE   EST. 2011

MEADOWBROOK PRESERVE

    

306 Meadowbrook Road, Queensbury
This 54-acre preserve provides a wonderful 1.75-mile trail system beginning in the meadow and looping through the woods and back into the meadow. Along the trail, twelve nature education signs will share habitat information for preserve visitors (signs provided by Warren County Soil and Water Conservation District). No motorized vehicles permitted. Carry in/ Carry out facility. We encourage leashed dogs; however, dogs MUST be under the control of the owner AT ALL TIMES!

OPEN: Daily during day-light hours
AMENITIES:
Nature education signs
1.75-mile marked trail
Parking area
Walking, hiking, and mountain biking
Snowshoeing during winter

HUDSON RIVER PARK   EST. 1998

HUDSON RIVER PARK

    

450 Big Boom Road, Queensbury
This 44-acre was donated by Carl and Barbara DeSantis and offers access to a 6-mile stretch of the Hudson River. Swimming prohibited. We encourage leashed dogs; however, dogs MUST be under the control of the owner AT ALL TIMES!

OPEN: Seasonally (April-October) during day-light hours
AMENITIES:
Free launch site for motorized boats
Basketball - 1/2 court
Two pickle ball courts
Softball field
Portable rest room
Picnic shelter with cooking grill
Fishing dock
Playground

Trails Map BrochureRUSH POND TRAIL   EST. 2014

RUSH POND TRAIL

    

West Mountain Road/Fox Farm, Queensbury
Rush Pond Trail is a 2.6-mile long pathway through the heart of the Rush Pond wetlands and is the culmination of over ten years of work by Councilman John Strough. This byway is a link between the Gurney Lane Recreation Area, neighborhoods within the Aviation Road corridor and the Queensbury School campus trail system. There are three hand-constructed bridges along the trail, the largest offering scenic views of the wetlands and stream life. Camping, swimming, motorized vehicles prohibited. Leashed dogs are welcome.

OPEN: Daily during day-light hours
AMENITIES:
Walking, hiking, and mountain biking trails
Skiing and snowshoeing in winter
North Parking at the intersection of West Mountain Road and Gurney Lane
South Parking on Fox Farm Road next to the SEMO building
Secondary parking lot off West Mountain Road

WEST END PARK   EST. 1984

WEST END PARK

    

117 Luzerne Road, Queensbury
This 3-acre park is available for a variety of recreation activities. We encourage leashed dogs; however, dogs MUST be under the control of the owner AT ALL TIMES!

OPEN: Seasonally (April-November) during day-light hours
AMENITIES:
Youth baseball field
Basketball court
Picnic tables
Picnic shelter
Playground
Portable rest room - seasonally