Where Memories Bloom Forever
Armstrong-Kelley Park at 684 Main Street in Osterville, MA is owned and operated by the Cape Cod Horticultural Society. The society was established in 1928 and the land was given by generous patrons to the society in 1930. Cape Cod’s oldest and largest (8.5 acres) privately owned park open free to the public. Leashed pets welcome.
Over its 80 + years of history, Armstrong-Kelley has been building a greenspace for the residents of Osterville and the general public to enjoy. Come visit our 30 rare and
unusual trees, as well as our trails, walkways, and specialty
Park Features include:
• Franklinia tree, virtually unknown in the wild
• 250 rhododendron
• Umbrella &big leaf magnolias, Japanese cedars, & stewartia
• A holly dell
• The John Folk Water garden
• Wetland, Woodland, and Monge’s walkways
• Seven hillside trails
• Liam’s train and Liam’s View
• Garden of verses
• Buddy's Place-Pet Memorial Garden
• Weston Nurseries Azalea Garden
There are picnic tables and benches scattered throughout the acreage.
We have a special place in our hearts for children of all ages. We love it when families come to the Park. We are committed to making the Park kid friendly and offer educational activities throughout the year.
The park is open to the public from dawn to dusk
throughout the year. When there is a function, the park is closed for the privacy and enjoyment of the guests exclusively.
Pets are welcome at the Park provided they are leashed and pet disposal bags are provided. We love good dogs, not "bad ones."
There's always room for a wagging tail or two at the Park. Read about Buddy's Place. The new boardwalk and memorial pet stone area is tucked behind the big holly tree on the green in the West Nurseries Azalea Garden. Go to photo gallery to see new pictures of construction site. A big SHOUTOUT to Paramount Landscaping who excavated the site for us.
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Weekly volunteer work sessions has been changed for the season. We now meet every Thursday 12:00-4:00PM
Osterville Christmas Stroll takes place Fri December 13th. Volunteers will distribute dog and cat treats from 5-6PM. As the saying goes, "All dogs and cats go to heaven. "
Hospice Tree Ceremony- Fri., Dec 13 Noon. Scallop shells are hung from one of our 'Fat Albert' Spruces. Donated shells memorialize a loved one remembered at this time of year.
Gather near the front of the Park for this touching remembrance.