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Great place for a walk

Walking trails, carousel, kids play area (accessible too), pool in the summer, tennis courts, ball... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2018
Tracywag
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Binghamton NY
Beautiful Urban Park Great Place to Play and Relax in the Twilight Zone

Frisbee? Tennis? Baseball? Recreation Park covers the bases for your outdoor park needs. There is... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2018
Mark H
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Sonoma, California
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This is the spot where Martin Sloane fell and injured his leg in the "Twilight Zone" - the carousel remains today.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

it is ok, they have baseball field, tennis quarts, play ares for kids, two pools, one kiddy and one regular, just not what it used to b

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 25 October 2018

Walking trails, carousel, kids play area (accessible too), pool in the summer, tennis courts, ball fields.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tracywag
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Frisbee? Tennis? Baseball? Recreation Park covers the bases for your outdoor park needs. There is also a wonderful playground and a free historic merry-go-round for children. Special event are scheduled at the band stand, or just picnic in the beautiful green mature trees. Made in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mark H
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

New equipment since last visited - wonderful for kids to climb, swing, play music, run around, etc. Very extensive, so you can be in sun or shade. Also has public pool, carrousel, playing field. Your kids will love this place, and so will you!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank DEP3
Reviewed 21 May 2018

The Twilight Zone episode that Serling wrote set in this park is titled "Walking Distance". It's a great episode and this is a great park. We were there mid-day on a Monday so we pretty much had the place all to ourselves. The carousel, bandstand,-...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank verybigv
Reviewed 29 March 2018

Great park to feel the mystic of Rod Serling who lived just a few blocks away. Nothing's changed since then. Gorgeous atmosphere, beautiful stately trees, free parking....just sit there and soak it all in.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Hereandthere913
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Rec Park has come a long way in recent years. It has a great walking path, a brand new playground, 2 baseball fields, soccer field, basketball and tennis courts, in addition to the seasonal swimming pool & carousel. A great place to enjoy the outdoors...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank 991Sue12345
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Rec Park has been the centerpiece of Binghamton's West Side for close to 100 years. Worth a visit for a look at one of the remaining carousels.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank JrMushroom
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Park in the city with wonderful playground, pool, and very cool old carousel to ride (decorated with paintings from "Twilight Zone" episodes as a tribute to Rod Serling, who grew up in Binghamton.). Also has tennis courts where we attended ATP challenger matches for only...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank russojl
Reviewed 24 July 2017

This was a wonderful playground to use your imagination...the carousel was a bonus....free too...wish we could have spent longer there

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Cathy T
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Kathy P
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Response from NYLadyDi2 | Reviewed this property |
If you go to the city of Binghamton's website, you will find the following information, "The cost to swim at a large pool is $0.25 for children, and $0.50 for adults. All large pools will open May 27th through June 18th for... More
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