Owego, New York

Hickories Park

Owego, New York



Owego, New York
Phone: (607) 687-1199

Sites: 120
Recent Rate: $25 6/2015

Latitude: 42.0907388549841
Longitude: -76.2223291397095

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) ?
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets ?
  • Showers Showers ?
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities ?
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station ?
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot ?
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • RV Wash RV Wash ?
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking ?
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Water Water yes
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • WiFi WiFi no
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service ?
  • Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup no
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground ?
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • yes-river Waterfront Waterfront yes-river
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Camp Store Camp Store ?
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar ?
  • Business Center Business Center ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities ?
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services ?
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) ?
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Beach Access Beach Access ?
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp ?
  • Marina Marina ?
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals ?
  • Fishing Fishing ?
  • Golfing Golfing ?
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) ?
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals ?
  • Hiking Hiking ?
  • Spa Spa ?
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit ?
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball ?
  • Sports Field Sports Field ?
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games ?
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment ?
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre ?
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf ?
  • Billiards Billiards ?
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong ?
  • Lake Lake ?
  • Pond Pond ?
  • River River ?
  • Creek Creek ?
  • Ocean Ocean ?
  • Water Park Water Park ?
  • Casino Casino ?

Review Details

Ratings overview

12 Reviews

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Dave51

Review Count: 96
States Visited: 31
Helpful Reviews: 12

Date of Stay: June, 2015 - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

Very nice campground within a community park along the Susquehanna River. Site 57 is a 30 amp full hookup site; 50 amp service is available at other sites. Good Verizon cell/MiFi service and good OTA television reception for those channels within range. We stayed seven nights while visiting family and will return. We camped at Hickories Park in a Motorhome.

Tips for other Campers:

The Cellar restaurant was very nice for dinner and Sunday brunch.

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Clean Restrooms

Clean Showers

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Jimal

Review Count: 8
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2015 - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

The Hickories Park has 4 or 5 large pavilions, and many, campsites. There are sites that have full hookups, electric, water and sewer, all the way down to primitive tent sites. On some of the sites, the hookups are kind of strange, however they are workable.

Within 3 miles, there are restaurants, stores and gas. The park is close to Rt. 86, (Southern Tier Expressway), but doesn't have excessive noise from it. Unless you are camped by the Susquehanna, in which case, the highway is very close.

It has many pluses: Easy to get to. Fairly level sites, some pull-thru sites, cost; $ 25 a night for 30 amp, $30 a night for 50 amp, close to stores and gas. They have monthly and seasonal rates. There are showers and rest rooms. Kids like to trash them, however they are cleaned every morning and as a rule pretty good.

There is no WIFI, or cable, but there is a McDonald's just out of the park with free unsecured WIFI. There are many TV stations from the antenna.

Minuses:

It is first come, first serve. Get there early if there is anything going on locally.

There is an active railroad close by, and when the trains are westbound, they like to lean on the horn before entering Owego. There is a facility not far from it that builds and tests helicopters, and sometimes they fly over it. If you like helicopters, it's quite a spectacle sometimes. During the summer, there is almost always something going on, from concerts to car shows and craft shows. Owego has a downtown made for walking, with many stores, shops and eateries. There are quite a few places to park. They have a River walk that is very nice.

Bottom line: Nice! We camped at Hickories Park in a Travel Trailer.

Tips for other Campers:

If you need propane, the local Agway store is off Rt. 96 just north of the overpass, on West Ave., about 5 miles away. They are very reasonable. On the same road is a Laundromat.

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Clean Restrooms

Clean Showers

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Dave51

Review Count: 96
States Visited: 31
Helpful Reviews: 12

Date of Stay: June, 2014 - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

Rate is for 30 amp full hookup site, includes sewer. 50 amp site is $30. Discounts available for monthly or seasonal stays (30 amp is $600 per month). Many nice sites, mostly level. A few sites will flood during heavy rain storms. At some sites the fresh water connections can be quite a distance from the pad - 50' or more. The 30 amp pull-through sites alternate pull through direction; therefore your entrance door faces your neighbor's entrance door. Campground is located in a large public park and is near the park's amphitheater. There is a weekly concert in the park during July/August. This is a pleasant campground and convenient for short or long term stays. We will stay here again. We camped at Hickories Park in a Motorhome.

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Appleknocker

Review Count: 19
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: June, 2014 - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

Campground is located in a town park that has a lot of local use i.e. picnickers, school outings, dog walkers, joggers, soccer & baseball games, summer concerts, car shows etc. Paved roads with lots of lawn and some shaded sites. Great location on the Susquehanna river near the touristy village of Owego. We were here for the annual Strawberry Festival the third weekend in June which draws upwards of 30,000 people to this small village for lots of live music, strawberry shortcake, wine tasting,fireworks, many food vendors and a general good time. A note of caution to people considering a long term stay is a monthly rate is for 28 days. We would definitely stay here again. We camped at Hickories Park in a Motorhome.

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bobgarrett

Review Count: 13
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2013 - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

We were here just one night while my wife was doing genealogy at the local historical society. It is a very nice park with lots of wide open grass fields for our little dog to run around in. They do now have 50 amp sites for $5 more, but no sewer, which isn't a big deal for a one night stay. We stayed in site No.1, which is a nice pull through with a big shade tree. We definitely would stay here again. We camped at Hickories Park in a Motorhome.

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BartonFamily

Review Count: 2
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2012 - $15.00
Overall Rating:      

Camping rates are per family. Additional families on the same site must also pay camping rate. Electric/Water Sites - $21 per night. 87 sites available. Tent Sites - $15 per night. 33 sites available. On-site Septic Removal - $5 Seasonal Sites: - 30 sites available. We camped at Hickories Park in a Tent.

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Bob and Inga

Review Count: 392
States Visited: 52
Helpful Reviews: 14

Date of Stay: September, 2009 - $19.00
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Very nice and clean town run park. Great value. Take your time picking a site, sites are paved, gravel or grass. Hookups may be side to side (your door faces your neighbors door), you might need to pull into a back in site (hookups on left) or some pull throughs have electric on 1 side and water on the other. But it works OK. Washing vehicles is allowed. A very layer back place to relax for a few days. Take exit 65 off of NY 12 and follow signs (straight across at traffic light near McDonalds). We camped at Hickories Park in a Motorhome.

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milch

Review Count: 2
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2009 - $17.00
Overall Rating:      

Very nice, well taken care of county park, all sites level and neat. We camped at Hickories Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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hankster36

Review Count: 13
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2009 - $19.00
Overall Rating:      

We camped here in a 38' motor home. Hickories is a town of Owego park. The staff are great; very pleasant and helpful. There are no sewers but there is a pump out service. The bathrooms & showers are clean. As noted there are no reservations and there is a 30 day limit on your stay. Sites vary but most will handle big rigs. Many are shaded. There is an outdoor amphitheater for music events and there is almost always something going on in the park. All in all this is a great value! We camped at Hickories Park in a Motorhome.

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Zipster

Review Count: 26
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2008 - $19.00
Overall Rating:      

I found this park on this website while traveling north to Buffalo. This park was a pleasant surprise. Very large facility with lots of spaces, open fields, river front campsites and close to the town. They do not take reservations. If you want a site, you have to get there early (maybe days early) and pay for unused days. This was confusing to me as I did not know what the "Site Occupied" sign meant. Would definitely stay there again, only longer We camped at Hickories Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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NEEP46

Review Count: 53
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: May, 2007 - $19.00
Overall Rating:      

We stayed here in a motorhome. The park is owned and operated by the town of Owego New York. There are many sites with excellent views. The park is right on the river, and you may swim or fish, or launch your boat in the park. Some sites are close together, but there are large sites also. They do not take reservations, so you must be there to get a site. Although, if you are in the area, you may rent a site earlier in the week and show up on the weekend to use it. You don't have to be on the site to save it, just pay for it and it is yours. They have reserved signs that they put on the sites to save them after you show up and pay for them. This was our first stay and we will definitely go back. We camped at Hickories Park in a Motorhome.

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momof3boys

Review Count: 5
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2005 - $18.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a nice park right off Route 17. It is located along the Susquehanna River. Very clean and well maintained. The sites are large. There is no sewer hook-up but they do have mobile service and a dump station. There is no camp store but shopping centers are less than 2 miles away. We enjoyed camping here and will go again soon. We camped at Hickories Park in a Travel Trailer.

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