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 ADA-compliant playground, Otsiningo Park offers opportunities for all to enjoy a day at the park.

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Facilities

    • Tables and grills
    • Water taps and fountains
    • Paved walking path
    • Open Play Field
    • Softball field and 4 Soccer fields, available by reservation - call 607.778.2193 beginning in January for April-October of the current year.  Rate is $15.00 per field per day. (NOTE: Soccer fields at Otsiningo North are reservable through the  Town of Chenango.)
    • Sand volleyball courts (4), available by reservation - call 607.778.2193 beginning in January for April-October of the current year.  Rate is $10.00 per court per day.
    • Bocce court
    • Restrooms
    • Children's play structures, including handicapped accessible features.
    • Community Gardens (contact ocgagardens@gmail.com )
    • Two picnic shelters, 100 person capacity, available by reservation online (reserveamerica.com)  Call 607.778.2193 for information.  Shelter rental rates are $90.00 on weekends/holidays, and the reduced rate of $30.00 on non-holiday weekdays..
    • Annual Spiedie Fest and Balloon Rally
    • "Broome Bands Together" Free Summer Concert Series
    • 2019 Broome County Parks Scarecrow Contest and Display! Click here for an Entry form, or give us a call at (607)778-2193. Entry forms are due by 9/27/19; scarecrows must be completed by Oct 4 & 5, 2019.
    • NEW in 2018! Broome County Trunk or Treat at Otsiningo Park, Oct 20, 1:00pm-3:00pm. Businesses, clubs and other organizations are invited to decorate a trunk and join in on the fun; click here for a registration form for your business or organization.

 


Walking/Biking Trail

Otsiningo Park Trail Guide (pdf, 258k)

Participant in the Wegman's "Passport to Family Wellness" program.


Otsiningo Community Gardeners' Association

For more information, contact ocgagardens@gmail.com, or the Association facebook page at www.facebook.com/ocgapage.The Otsiningo Community Gardener's Association offers a rental garden plot program to the public.

Otsiningo Park Farmers' Market (Now the Broome County Regional Farmers' Market)

The Otsiningo Park Farmers' Market has transitioned to the Broome County Regional Farmers' Market located in their new, year-round building

at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Broome County. Visit their website for more information.

 

 

 

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 www.townofchenango.com


Directions 

http://www.gobroomecounty.com/parks/directions#otsiningo