Explore Armstrong-Kelly Park is owned and operated by the Cape Cod Horticultural Society. It’s the Cape’s oldest and largest privately owned park open free to the public. The 8.5 acre spread features 30 rare and unusual trees, as well as trails, shady walkways, and specialty gardens. There are currently 1,450+ memorial boards encircling the Park.
The park is free to enter and has limited parking on the grounds. It’s dog-friendly. The park is open to the public from dawn to dusk throughout the year. Across the street is a small general store where you’ll find great sandwiches, so bring lunch to this park as you’ll find picnic tables and benches.
Park Features include:
• Franklinia tree, virtually unknown in the wild
• 250 rhododendron
• Umbrella &big leaf magnolias, Japanese cedars, Dawn Redwood & stewartia
• A holly dell of many varieties of holly and a fringe tree
• The John Folk Water garden and fish pond
• Wetland, Woodland, Monge, and Buddy Place walkways with over 1,450 donated boards
• Seven hillside trails & Heather Hillside installation
• Liam’s train and Liam’s View
• Garden of verses
• Buddy’s Walkway & Pet Memorial Garden within Buddy’s Walkway