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Chenango Valley State Park

Chenango Forks, Broome County

Campsite, Nuthatch, Golf Course

Chenango Valley State Park is an Ice Age wonder. Envision the glacier that left behind huge chucks of buried ice that melted and created the "kettle" lakes-Lily and Chenango-found here. That ancient phenomena set the stage for the rich habitat enjoyed by wildlife and visitors alike at Chenango Valley State Park.

Wildlife to Watch

  • White-tailed deer
  • Woodchucks
  • Wild turkey
  • Nuthatches
  • Warblers
  • Mallards
  • Mergansers
  • Eagles

Where to Watch

  • Trails
  • River
  • Lakes

Recreational Opportunities

  • Hiking
  • Biking
  • Swimming
  • Camping
  • Fishing
  • Sledding
  • Cross-country skiing

Accessible Features

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This Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation site has accessible features that include tent sites and the Edge Trail. A full list of DEC's accessible recreation destinations is available on the DEC website.


1,075 acres

Closest Town

Chenango Forks


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Contact Information

Telephone: 607-648-5251

Address: 153 State Park Rd., Chenango Forks, NY

Website: Chenango Valley State Park (This link leaves DEC's website)

Photo credit: OPRHP