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Otsiningo Park / Otsiningo North

Built by the New York State Department of Transportation and leased, improved and maintained by Broome County Parks Department, Otsiningo provides a refreshing interlude close to the urban core. Named for one of the many 18th century Native American words for the lower Chenango River Valley, Otsiningo Park land was once inhabited by peoples of several Indian nations. With its easily-reached centralized location, easy-to-walk paved trails, and a specially-designed handicapped accessible playground, Otsiningo Park offers opportunities for all to enjoy a day at the park.

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  • Tables and grills
  • Water taps and fountains
  • Paved walking path
  • Playfield
  • Softball field, available by reservation - call 607.778.2193.  Rate is $15.00 per day.
  • Soccer fields, available by reservation - call 607.778.2193.  Rate is $15.00 per field per day.
  • Sand volleyball courts (4), available by reservation - call 607.778.2193.  Rate is $10.00 per court per day.
  • Bocce court
  • Restrooms
  • Children's play structures, including handicapped accessible features.
  • Community Gardens (contact Melissa Keefer at
  • Two picnic shelters, 100 person capacity, available by reservation - call 607.778.2193.  Shelter rental rates are $90.00 on weekends/holidays and $30.00 on weekdays.
  • Otsiningo Park Farmers' Market, Saturdays, May - October
  • Annual Spiedie Fest and Balloon Rally
  • "Broome Bands Together" Free Summer Concert Series

Walking/Biking Trail

Otsiningo Park Trail Guide (pdf, 258k)

Otsiningo Community Gardeners' Association

The Otsiningo Community Gardener's Association offers a rental garden plot program to the public.

For more information, contact Melissa Keefer at, or the Association facebook page at

Otsiningo Park Farmers' Market 

Featuring the area's largest selection of locally-grown fruits and vegetables, baked goods, locally-raised meat and eggs, cheese, honey, and a wide variety  

of handmade products, the Market is open Saturdays, May-October, rain or shine. For information, contact or visit

their website.



Annual Spiedie Fest and Balloon Rally

A nationally-recognized 3-day event, this major summer attraction draws over 100,00 people to enjoy more than 40 hot-air balloons, a craft show,

live music, fireworks, food vendors galore, and, of course, the spiedie cooking contest! Find out more at 


Hot air balloons at the Spiedie Fest

Otsiningo North


The shared efforts of Broome County and the Town of Chenango transformed the former Riverfront Park into Otsiningo North. Paved trails provide access to and from Otsiningo Park, extending opportunities for bicyclists and walkers entering from either Bevier St. or Upper Front St. 

Otsiningo North boasts an extensive soccer field complex. Reservations for fields at Otsiningo North may be made at