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Address: Recreation Park, Binghamton, NY
Description: This carousel's 60 horses are arranged in the uncommon four-abreast style.

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Ride them all

if you ride all of the carousels in the area you get a button. A lot of fun and a great rememberence item. Maybe a little hokey, but good clean old fashioned fun.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 2, 2015
NHDad86
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United States
Top Contributor
111 reviews 111 reviews
8 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015 via mobile

if you ride all of the carousels in the area you get a button. A lot of fun and a great rememberence item. Maybe a little hokey, but good clean old fashioned fun.

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Scranton, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

One of the 6 carousels in the Carousel Circuit. Very nice park. Carousel is free to ride. Great place to take your family.

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Yorba Linda, California
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40 reviews 40 reviews
14 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

It is free and you can ride all day. Clean and well cared for. I love it. I grew up ridding it all summer and now I taake my grandchildren.

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Binghamton, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

This is a traditional carousel that has been restored but still plays the traditional carousel music that my husband & I like. It is located in Recreation Park which has a bandstand, picnic tables, slides, swings, tennis court & ball field. Carousel rides are free. This Christmas for 3 weekends they have opened up the carousel & are giving rides.... More 

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Binghamton, NY
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87 reviews 87 reviews
28 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The carousels in our area are great (and free). Unfortunately they're only open during the summer months. The kids want to stay on over and over again. We usually just change horses when the music stops, for four or five rides.

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Easton, Maryland
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80 reviews 80 reviews
29 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

The carousel is a real treasure in the park. My wife and I took a free ride and it was great. The carousel is beautifully restored and we learned that Binghamton is the "carousel capital of the world"

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

My son and I went there today to check out Recreation Park. He is not a big fan of riding the caresal but enjoyed watching. Listening to the original Wurlizter organ is a treat too. There is a pool, tennis courts, a former sand volleyball pit that can be used as a sand box, and typical playground equipment. Of course... More 

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Binghamton, New York
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106 reviews 106 reviews
26 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

the carousel is great, the speed is medium some around town are much faster, i think this was plenty fast. there is a public pool play ground. lots of kids. and ice cream truck was there when we went!

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Binghamton, New York
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

So nice to have preserved our carousels. Several in the triple cities and Rec Park is one, offering swimming, picnicking, children's area, music fests..and more. Great little park!!

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Binghamton, New York
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45 reviews 45 reviews
28 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

A free carousel? It doesn't get any better than that! And no, its not just some crappy small carousel, this is THE nicest carousel in Broome county! It is well taken care of, the horses are in good condition, its big, and the park surrounding it is great too!

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