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Summer Fun Day: Stop and smell the roses



Check out the Orange County Arboretum

Summer Fun at the Arboretum

Looking for fun ways to fill your long summer days? Already hearing "I'm Bored!"? Here's a fun and gorgeous place to go.

Thomas Bull Memorial Park, Flowers,  Nature, Beauty

Natural beauty may be abundant here in the Hudson Valley from waterfalls to mansions complete with gardens and river views. One of these places can be found at Thomas Bull Memorial Park in Montgomery where families flock in every season to enjoy it's many amenities and seasonal activities.

Thomas Bull Memorial Park, Water, Nature, Beauty


Thomas Bull Memorial Park is the second largest developed park in Orange County spanning over 719 acres. Recreational activities include golfing, tennis, boating, fishing, skiing, Sally's Dream playground and more. Additionally, here you will find the Hill- Hold Museum (not currently open due to Covid), Montgomery Dog Park, and the Orange County Arboretum. More on Hudson Valley Dog Parks here.

Thomas Bull Memorial Park, Flowers, GardenThe gardens are open to the public free of charge from dawn to dusk year round. The 35- acre facility is a natural site for the organized display of trees, shrubs and plants. It is easy to feel swept away among the magnificent raised gardens and cascading water features as your family strolls through the numerous pathways connecting the gardens. Make sure you visit the Remembrance Walkway and Garden erected to honor those who lost their lives and those whose lives are forever altered by the tragic events on September 11th. The memorial features a stunning rotating granite sculpture surrounded by bronze plaques with the names of the 44 Orange County residents who perished that day. Also be sure to check the calendar for a list of special events.

Top Playgrounds features Sally's Dream Playground at Thomas Bull Memorial Park as a great place to play!

Also visit our daily calendar page filled with activities and events in every county!

Pamela resides in Dutchess County with her two boys and enjoys crossing things off their bucket list each summer.



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