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“a little something for everyone!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Recreation Park

Ranked #12 of 25 things to do in Binghamton
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Owner description: This is the spot where Martin Sloane fell and injured his leg in the "Twilight Zone" - the carousel remains today.
Binghamton, New York
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45 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“a little something for everyone!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2014

Playground, swimming pool, beautiful free carousel, its a great place for a picnic and to spend an afternoon! its not very big, but that doesnt matter too much! Its very well taken care of, and everything looks nice!

Visited May 2014
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English first
Binghamton, New York
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133 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Has a lot to offer but young teens "goofing off" is a problem”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2014

I have come here to swim, relax, ride the carousel, picnic and play sports. While it is nice there are a lot of teens that hang here that can be loud and fight and it can really ruin that atmosphere.

Visited August 2013
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Unadilla
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34 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“The city could do a better job with the maintenence.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2014

Attended a reunion of sorts last July. The bathrooms were filthy. The lifeguard on duty told me that they were cleaned 1-2 times per day. I did not see anyone there cleaning throughout the day we were there. There were trip hazards everywhere- bare roots sticking up and holes in the ground where trees used to be. The carousel was clean and well maintained. There is also a problem with neighborhood kids meeting there for fights. Get it together Binghamton. You were given a great gift in these city parks, pools and carousels by the greatest generation. Don't squander it through neglect. Maybe the new mayor will take action.

Visited July 2013
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Binghamton, New York
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36 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“A city park”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2013

Nice place to feed the pigeons and people watch...there is a carousel too. Not a big park, but enough room for a stroll.

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Binghamton, New York
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Rec Park”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2012

This is a hidden gem in Binghamton. Well kept and offers many activities throughout the year, including music festivals, tennis qualifiers and bike races. The pool, tennis courts and carosel are an added plus. The only draw back is that it would be nice to have barbaque grills. Even the park workers are great and helpful. In a fast paced world, it is nice to have somewhere so quiant and peaceful to enjoy. Located in the Westside, walking through the streets, Davis, Beethoven, Lincoln and Leroy is enjoyable too. Oh and the carosel is FREE!! Where inthe USA does that happen!

Visited June 2012
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