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Badger Park

Badger Park: Entrance on Beaver Street near the corner of Chestnut St.

Season/Hours: Spring/Summer/Fall park closes at dusk; Winter ice skating rink hours, weather permitting: M/W/F 3pm-7pm mixed-use; T/Th 3pm-6pm mixed use, 6:30pm-9pm Hockey; Weekends and Holidays 10am-12noon Family skate; 12:30pm-6:30pm mixed use.

Badger Park consists of 2.549 acres of land and is bordered by Chestnut, Walnut, Delaware and Beaver Street properties. Price Chopper and the Cooperstown Motel border on the Chestnut Street side of the property. Residential properties border the other three sides. Access to the property is from Beaver Street.

Facilities: • Playground with swing & climbing equipment (designed for children ages 2-6, and 6-up) • Warming hut during ice skating • Blacktop with basketball goals; converted into an ice rink in winter • Picnic tables • Park benches • Mural painted by CCS students on the back of the grocery store • Maintenance storage shed

Uses: • Playground • Open space for scenic enjoyment (park benches and picnic tables provided) • Open space for outdoor activities • Ice skating rink in the winter time • Basketball and other blacktop-oriented activities in the summertime

Permits: Use of the Park for organized events requires permit application to the Village of Cooperstown.

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General Information

  • Corner of Beaver & Chestnut Street, Cooperstown, NY, 13326

  • Directions
  • (607) 547-2411

Season / Hours of Operation

Spring/Summer/Fall park closes at dusk; Winter ice skating rink hours, weather permitting: M/W/F 3-7pm mixed use; T/Th 3-6pm mixed use, 6:30pm-9pm Hockey; Weekends and Holidays 10am- noon Family skate


  • Ice Skating,
  • Year-round,
  • Kid-friendly
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