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Whether visiting one of the two state parks, the numerous state forests or one of the county parks, you'll find great places to explore in Broome County.  The county is located in the Southern Tier of New York, with Binghamton as the county seat. The population of the county according to the 2000 US Census was 200,536 which was a decline of over 5% from the 212,160 that lived in the county during the 1990's.  The population for the county in 2010 was 200,600 according to the US Census.

The highest elevation is Slawson Hill with an elevation of 2087 feet in the Town of Sanford.  The hill is located on private property located in the northeastern part of the county, near the border with Chenango County.  The hill is located nearby Melondy Hill State Forest.  A local gem in the county is Whitney Point WMA, with hiking/biking trails and kayaking in Whitney Point Reservoir.  Chenango Valley State Park has numerous miles of hiking trails as well as a state campground.

Look below for links to help plan your next outdoor adventure in Broome County.  If there are trails and places you'd like us to add, please email us at contact@cnyhiking.com.  Thanks for visiting our site.

Outdoor Recreational Opportunities in Broome County

Beaver Flow State Forest Cascade Valley State Forest Cat Hollow State Forest
Chenango Valley State Park Hawkins Pond State Forest Marsh Pond State Forest
Melondy Hill State Forest Nanticoke Lake Multiple Use Area Oquaga Creek State Park
Skyline Drive State Forest Tracy Creek State Forest Triangle State Forest
Whitney Point WMA Whittacker Swamp State Forest Aqua-Terra Park
Dorchester Park Finch Hollow Nature Center Greenwood Park
Grippen Park Pond Nature Area Nathaniel Cole Park
Otsiningo Park Roundtop Picnic Area  

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