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Our Highway Dept. is hard at work finishing up some paving work over on Southside Drive, so take it easy out there and be patient. Thank you.

-Supervisor Mowers

Oneonta Town Hall
PO Box A
3966 State Hwy 23
West Oneonta, NY 13861
(607) 432-2900
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Fortin Park

The town's 95 acre park includes trails, water, wooded groves and fields. The town's largest park offers multiple uses that include picnics, hiking, cross-country skiing, fishing, softball, walking, soccer, and playground fun for the children.

Located just off from County Route 47 on Youngs Road in the town's east end, the park provides low impact recreation in a quiet setting for the whole family. It is bordered by the Susquehanna River and Charlotte Creeks, which offer tremendous fishing opportunities for the avid angler.

The park is popular as a location to watch the annual General Clinton Canoe Regatta on Memorial Day.

Amenities

  •  Three pavilions available to rent for graduations, birthdays or receptions;
  •  Two playgrounds, including one just for tots;
  •  Horseshoe pits and a volleyball net;
  •  Hiking and ski trails;
  •  Handicap-accessible fishing pier;
  •  Regulation softball diamond.

For more information or to reserve a pavilion, contact the town clerk's office at 432-2900.



Application for Reserved Use of Fortin Park Pavilions
Application for Reserved Use of Fortin Park Recreation Facilities 
Fortin Park Alcohol-Use Permit Application

MAP of Park and Pavilions


Otego Creek Access Site

County Route 9 - Glens Bridge Road, open April 1 to November 1

The town assumed ownership of the former Hemstreet Park located on the Otego Creek in 2004 and constructed a canoe/kayak launch with assistance from the state Habitat Stamp program and local volunteers.

The small park nestled on the bank of the Otego Creek offers picnicking and fishing from the bank and a place to launch a boat on the creek, which flows into the Susquehanna.