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Pine Tree Park

Park Information

Pine Tree Park has been developed through the support of the residents of the Town of Bennington, the US Department of Agriculture and Community Development, and the New York State Office of Parks and Recreation.  It is dedicated in memory of the following individuals: 

  • Clifford Reilein

  • Irene Jerge

  • James Grant

  • Kenny Heinemann

  • Gary George


Pine Tree Park is open to the public from April 1st to November 1st from 9:00 a.m. to dark, unless otherwise posted. 


Park Facilities are available to the public, including baseball and softball diamonds, t-ball field, nature trail, restrooms, playground equipment, picnic shelter, tables, benches and grills. Use of the facilities are on a first-come, first-served basis unless reserved through the Town Clerk.

Park Rules and Restrictions
  • No open fires. Town grills are provided for use or use your own portable grill.

  • No hunting or trapping.

  • No firearms, bow & arrows, airguns, slingshots or other weapons.

  • No horses or horseback riding. 

  • Dogs must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet and under control of the handler at all times. 

  • No gambling.

  • No unauthorized commercial activity shall be conducted in the park. Permission to sell any items or services must be obtained from the Town Board. 

  • Snowmobiling during winter months is confined to marked trails.

Town-sponsored youth recreation programs have priority use of playing fields. Town sponsored special events such as summer concerts have first priority on the use of the picnic shelter. 

Shelters may be reserved on a first-come basis by Town of Bennington residents for a $50 fee plus a $50 security deposit. Deposits will be refunded if facility is found to be in good condition following the event. The shelter is equipped with cold running water and electricity. Community organizations, including churches and fire companies, are waived the reservation fee but are responsible for the security deposit. To make reservations, please complete the following application and return it to the town clerk. 

Memorial Park

Stop and visit the Town of Bennington's Memorial Park located at 211 Clinton Street in Cowlesville, which was built to celebrate the nation's bicentennial in 1976. The park is the site of the Bennington Historical Society Museum, flower gardens, memorial walkway, gazebo and special events. 

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