Pearl River is a hamlet in the Town of Orangetown, Rockland County, New York, located south of Nanuet, west of Nauraushaun and Blauvelt, and north of Montvale, New Jersey. The population was 15,876 at the 2010 census.
Pearl River has a wealth of resources for residents, consumers, businesses and tourists. If you are planning on visiting, residing or opening a business in this area, we encourage you to take a moment to look through some of our many educational, governmental, cultural and structural resources, which make life in Pearl River an enjoyable experience.
Open space area along the Pascack Brook, preserved for fishing, is stocked with trout and several bait fish; it is also used for hiking and passive enjoyment
The Pascack North Park was acquired to preserve the banks of the Pascack Brook. The entrance is off West Washington Avenue in Pearl River off of Old Pascack Road. The Pascack South entrance is on west Washington Avenue just past Washington Place in Pearl River.
Veteran’s Memorial Park
It is the Townâ€™s most active park site with athletic fields and tennis courts, playgrounds, batting cages, a concession stand, jogging paths and two ponds. On Veterans Memorial Drive.
Braunsdorf Memorial Park
Braunsdorf is the oldest park in Orangetown, with veteranâ€™s memorials, World War l cannon and grounds for strolling, reading and relaxing in the heart of Pearl River. It is at the corner of Central Avenue and Main Street.
Cherry Brook Park
This site includes handball and tennis courts, as well as a multi-use asphalt court, childrenâ€™s play area and walking path. Entrance is on Madison Avenue adjacent to Franklin Avenue School.
Central Avenue Field
The field owned by the Pearl River School District, contains a playground, ballfield, gazebo and other site amenities. It is the site of many community celebrations including Independence Day Fireworks. Entrances are on Central Avenue and Franklin Avenue next to the Pearl River Fire House.
Henry V. Borst Memorial Gardens
Three acre arboretum with many species of shrubs and rare trees including an apple orchard, summer picnic pagoda and Borst residence, now home to the gardens caretaker. Entrance on North Main Street in Pearl River between East Lewis and East George Avenue.
Pilgrim Court Park
1.5 acres of grassy land and playground equipment. Entrance on Pilgrim Court off of Veteranâ€™s Parkway in Pearl River.
Blue Hill Golf Course
The course is a 27 hole championship golf facility owned and operated by the Town of Orangetown, overlooking Lake Tappan in the hamlet of Pearl River. The course is available to the public, with preferential tee times and rates for Town residents. The course also contains a full service restaurant with facilities for catering and a fully stocked Pro Shop. Information about the course is available through the Recreation Department, or at the course.