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Recreation Park

Binghamton, NY
+1 607-722-9166
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Walking Distance

The Twilight Zone episode that Serling wrote set in this park is titled "Walking Distance". It's a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
verybigv
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Pennellville, New York
Home of Twilight Zone's Rod Serling

Great park to feel the mystic of Rod Serling who lived just a few blocks away. Nothing's changed... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2018
Hereandthere913
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Endicott, New York
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This is the spot where Martin Sloane fell and injured his leg in the "Twilight Zone" - the carousel remains today.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“swimming pool” (3 reviews)
“tennis courts” (6 reviews)
“west side” (3 reviews)
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Binghamton, NY
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+1 607-722-9166
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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

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Reviewed 28 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.

Thank Hereandthere913
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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

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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.

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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

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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

Thank Cathy T
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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

This is a great park! There is something for everyone! Nice construction of all playground equipment. My grandson told us it was one of his favorites so we took him yesterday. We were there too early fro the carousel and he did not want to...More

Thank Carol T
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Reviewed 4 June 2017

What a beautiful find! Strolling the pathways by the old working and free carousel, to the gazebo in the middle, the pool, restrooms, and the most wonderful children's playground I have ever laid my eyes on. It is amazing. It even has swings for wheelchairs...More

Thank Springerlvr02
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Reviewed 25 March 2017

We are new to the area. What a wonderful green corner of the city to stumble upon as we were walking the dog one day! We happened onto a pastoral scene of laughing children and older couples holding hands and strolling on the tree-lined paths....More

Thank NYLadyDi2
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

has a large pool, plenty of places to walk, tennis courts, the carousel, outdoor events in the summer

Thank halljoanne49
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Kathy P
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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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