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General Rules

Park Rules
All of our parks close at dusk, except where stated. All Local Laws pertaining to our parks are listed in Local Law #6-1973, which is available at our office.
All Town parks are for Clarkstown residents only with the exception of the following:

  • The Davenport Preserve which was purchased with federal and state funds in 1974 is open to the general public.
  • The Miniature Golf Course located at Germonds Park is open to the general public.

Ice Skating

Residents can ice skate at Kings Park in Congers. Ice is checked daily. If conditions are safe, a green flag will be flown. If conditions are unsafe, a red flag will be flown.


Fishing is permitted in Town Lakes and Ponds. All prevailing laws apply. You may want to try your luck at Congers Lake Memorial Park, Congers; Kings Park, Congers; and Twin Ponds, Valley Cottage.

Picnic Shelter

The Group Picnic Shelter at Congers Lake/Germonds Park is available for rental. The picnic area includes group grills and bathrooms and can hold up to 75-100 people. Contact the Recreation and Parks Office for a permit and fee informtion.

Program Closing

In case of inclement weather, cancellations will be announced on WRCR (1700 AM) and WHUD (100.7 FM).