Serving a population of over 200,000 people, Broome County Department of Parks, Recreation, and Youth Services oversees and maintains Nathaniel Cole Park (Town of Colesville), Dorchester Park (Town of Triangle), Greenwood Park (Town of Nanticoke); Grippen Park and Roundtop Picnic Area (both in the Village of Endicott), Hawkins Pond Nature Area (Town of Windsor), Otsiningo Park (Town of Dickinson), and Forget Me Not Memorial Garden.
These facilities provide diverse, year-round recreational opportunities. Annually, over 2 million visitors enjoy beaches, picnic areas and picnic shelters, play structures, a family campground, boating, miles of trails for walking, biking or cross-country skiing, and much more. Broome County Department of Parks, Recreation, and Youth Services also maintains AquaTerra Wilderness Area (466 undeveloped acres in the Town Of Binghamton), and the Community Garden Plots at Otsiningo Park (VINES), Softball fields, soccer fields, and sand volleyball courts are available for organized teams and general public use.
Free Events: "Broome Bands Together" concerts, the Annual Spiedie Fest & Balloon Rally, Movies in the Park, the Broome County Parks Triathlon, Broome County Parks 5K Series, Beach Bash, Broome County Parks Trunk or Treat, 7th Annual Broome County Parks Scarecrow Display and Contest, Almost-Annual Crappie Derby, BC Festival of Lights, and Winterfest are a few of the special events held each year. Nature trails at five Broome County Parks' facilities are participants in the Wegman's "Hit the Trail Passport" program.
PLEASE NOTE: Beaches, Boathouse and Concessions at Greenwood Park, Nathaniel Cole Park, and Dorchester Park are CLOSED for the season and will OPEN Memorial Day Weekend 2023- Labor Day 2023!
To make a reservation, visit Reserve America
All Broome County Parks are open all year round from 8:00 a.m. - Dusk
Beach Hours: Monday -Sunday 11:00 a.m.-7:30 p.m.
Boathouse Hours: Monday- Sunday 11:00 a.m.-7:30 p.m. *Last rental is at 6:30 p.m.-Weather Permitting*
Nathaniel Cole Park Concession Stand Hours: Monday-Sunday 11:30 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
Greenwood Park Concession Stand Hours: Friday-Sunday 11:30 a.m.-7:00 p.m. and Labor Day
Reservations for picnic shelters* and campsites: www.reserveamerica.com
*Listed as "Group Picnic Area" on Reserve America*
Broome County Festival of Lights
Administrative Guidelines, Rules & General Information
Broome County Parks Photo Contest
2021 Broome County Parks, Recreation and Youth Services Annual Report
Thank you for keeping the air fresh for everyone in Broome County Parks.
Broome County Parks are smoke-free, except in the parking lots.
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