Bring the Family to Local Parks in the Clifton Park Area
There is no shortage of excellent parks in the Clifton Park area - you could visit a different one each day of the week and still not see them all. Check out what you'll find at some of these local parks, including a wide variety of facilities, sports fields, and more to enjoy.
Clifton Common - 7 Clifton Common Blvd.
One of the larger parks in the area, Clifton Common has baseball, softball, and soccer fields. It also features outdoor basketball courts, a large playground, and two indoor skating rinks. The outdoor performing arts stage has free entertainment during the summer!
Kinns Road Park (Saratoga County Forest) - 625 Kinns Road
Head to Kinns Road Park for a bit of walking or cross-country skiing on designated trails ranging in length from .14 to 1.23 miles. You'll enjoy the sounds of a small creek running through the park that leads to the Sherwood Forest neighborhood. Pack a picnic or some snacks for a break at the picnic tables. Dogs are welcome so long as you have a current permit from the Town Clerk.
William K. Collins, Jr. Park - 525 Moe Road
A baseball field, playground, and open space make this park a great place for a fun afternoon. The pavilion and picnic areas are perfect for a family or group gathering - reservations can be made by calling the Clifton Park office of Parks, Recreation and Community Affairs.
Veterans Memorial Park at Elks Trail- 697 MacElroy Road
This park, located just behind the Clifton Park Elks Lodge, has softball fields, a pavilion which can be rented, and plenty of walking trails through woodlands and wetlands.
Mary Jane Row Dog Park - 30 Ray Road
Bring your favorite furry friend to a park just for them! This park is open from 5:30am to 10pm daily and is for Clifton Park residents with a permit only. Don't have a permit? Visit the Town Clerk's office to acquire one.
Clifton Park Action Park - 46 Clifton Country Road
This is a 100x100 foot park that has 20 pieces of concrete and modular skate equipment for both skateboarders and inline skaters. The park is unstaffed, but everyone is required to wear a helmet.
Garnsey Park - Between Waite and Wing Roads
Garnsey Park is a local park with over 150 acres of hills, meadows and wetlands. It has over one mile of trails that are well kept and great for walking, hiking, and cross-country skiing. Don't miss the view from the second highest point in Clifton Park - on a clear day you can see our eastern border neighbors Vermont & Massachusetts.
Halfmoon Town Park - 162 NY-236
Located a short distance from the Route 146 and Route 236 intersection, Halfmoon Town Park has plenty of recreation options. There are walking trails, a playground, baseball fields, exercise equipment, and more available.
George T. Smith Park - 891 Main Street
This park has a playground, tennis courts, basketball courts and a good-sized field for other fun. Behind it are walking trails in the woods that divide the park from the Country Knolls West neighborhood.
Longkill Park - 60 Longkill Road
Close to the Country Knolls neighborhood, Longkill Park has a lot going on. It features three baseball fields, a basketball court, tennis courts, soccer fields, and a playground. The hill by the soccer fields is a local favorite for sledding in the winter!