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Recreation Park Carousel

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

This carousel's 60 horses are arranged in the uncommon four-abreast style.

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wonderfully preserved carousal and it is still free-enjoyable for all ages from babies to elderly-well worth the trip

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
halljoanne49
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Binghamton, New York
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Binghamton, New York
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

wonderfully preserved carousal and it is still free-enjoyable for all ages from babies to elderly-well worth the trip

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Binghamton, NY
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6 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Go ride all five carousels and receive a free pin of your experience !! Thanks to George F Johnson they are all free to ride. A wonderful experience.

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Apalachin, New York
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470 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 212 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located at Binghamton's Recreation Park, this is one of six carousel's still operating in the Triple Cities (Binghamton, Johnson City and Endicott) that were bought by the owner of Endicott Johnson shoes (George F. Johnson) which was a big shoe manufacturer in the area until the 1980's. Mr. Johnson stated the area municipalities could have the Carousel's (he also had... More 

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Binghamton, New York
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36 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

an iconic merry ground that is one of many thoughout the Binghamton Area. It's free-- all they ask for is a piece of litter that you've picked up to be deposited in the trash, and voilà! A very popular local attraction which kids -- and grownups -- love. If you are a Binghamtonian and have visitors with kids, this is... More 

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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

What a wonderful park - a huge fort/climbing gym, pool, bandshell, and of course - the vintage carousel. The purpose of our visit was to ride the carousel (we're doing the whole Binghamton circuit) and this was a great experience.

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Binghamton, New York
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19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

The best playground for kids, it's huge! The carrousel is so lovely and it's free :-) You can go swimming in the outside pool for just $0.5, isn't that great!

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19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

By far my kids favorite one. Plus the new renovation of rec park makes the park world class no exaggeration, For all abilities. Hats off to the city, they will win awards for their investment into the city.

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Binghamton
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60 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016

We rode all 5 of the carousel's to receive a free button that we rode them all. The 6th one is under construction/renovation but they allowed us to get the button. We took 8 friends from out of town to do the circuit. They loved it!

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Hilton Head, SC
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37 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016

So nice to see that Recreation Park is still active. I grew up riding the merry go round, enjoyed concerts,picnics, swimming and tennis at this park. I stopped by over the weekend and all was up and running. Even the ice cream truck came:)

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Conklin, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

Such fun for children and adults alike completely. Free.'There is a swing park re and entrance to the Zoo . Now wh does not enjoy a visit to the Zoo

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