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Posted on: April 12, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Orange County opens Dog Park at Algonquin Park in Newburgh

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Goshen, N.Y. – Orange County Executive Steven M. Neuhaus and Commissioner of Parks and Recreation Jim Brooks have announced that the County has opened a new dog park at Algonquin Park, located at 54 Powdermill Road in the Town of Newburgh.

“This new amenity at our beautiful Algonquin Park provides residents with a wonderful space to spend time outside with their dogs,” Neuhaus said. “It’s a great venue for dogs to exercise and socialize and serves as another way for the community to enjoy Algonquin Park.”

The 30,000 square-foot park is open from dawn until dusk and includes benches, tables and pet stations. The dog park cost $25,000, with the County saving $10,000 by utilizing an outfield fence from a ball field at Algonquin and by installing equipment and signs in-house.

Algonquin Park, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, features both passive recreation in a historic setting with powder mill buildings and remains from the Civil War era. Amenities at Algonquin Park include multi-purpose ball fields, playgrounds, nature trails, a pond area, fishing, a picnic shelter, a comfort station, picnic tables, grills and parking.

The County’s Parks, Recreation and Conservation department manages and maintains over 3,400 scenic acres of parkland.

For more information, contact Justin Rodriguez, Assistant to the County Executive for Communications and Media Relations at 845.291.3255 or jrodriguez@orangecountygov.com.

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