Pine Crest Campground - New York State Camping on the Susquehanna

Pine Crest Campground - New York State Camping on the Susquehanna

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Travel Directions & Area Attractions
Pine Crest Campground is conveniently located and easy to reach. The campground is located in New York State, less than 2 miles North of the Pennsylvania line. Access is easy, just 14 miles from Interstate 81 (in Pennsylvania) and 6 miles from Interstate 86 (in New York - also known as Route 17). Use the interactive Google Map, below, to obtain precise travel directions from your home or any other point of origin, as well as detailed travel directions to any of the fine area attractions that are listed on the lower portion of this page. This map will also allow you to zoom in or out and switch between map, satellite and terrain views.

Spiedie Fest & Balloon Rally

Golden Oak Golf Course

Cutler Botanic Garden

Recommended Area Attractions

Golden Oak Golf Course – Golden Oaks Golf Course is a scenic 18-hole golf course in the mountains of Southern New York, just 4 miles away from Pine Crest Campground on Route 79. The 18-hole, par 70 layout has a hilly side and a flat side. The highlight is the fourth hole, a 315-yard par four, with a final shot over water to an island green. The five par threes are all very challenging, each with its own style. Two par fives and six par fours are protected by water hazards, demanding accuracy. Several holes provide an excellent view of the surrounding countryside.

Roberson Museum and Science Center – The Roberson Museum and Science Center engages all people of all ages and backgrounds by providing community-relevant exhibitions and programs in art history and science education. The Binghamton Visitor Center houses the Susquehanna Heritage Area Exhibits featuring a Heritage Gallery, Interactive computers, a changing exhibit gallery as well as a 50-seat theater. The Heritage Gallery explores the themes of the Susquehanna Heritage Area, which focuses on the industrial development of the region and the architectural, social and cultural aspects of the community. Visitors are encouraged to view a multi-media presentation which reinforces the proud heritage of the Triple Cities: Binghamton, Johnson City and Endicott.

Animal Adventure Park – Animal Adventure is designed to promote up close and personal hands-on animal encounters! Hand feed many domestic and exotic animal ambassadors and get within feet of cute, but less cuddly carnivores. Bring your camera, but keep one hand open to feed and make friends with animals from around the world.

The Discovery Center – The Discovery Center is a hands-on children’s museum where kids can develop their intellectual, physical and emotional well-being through participatory exhibits and programs.

Binghamton Zoo at Ross Park – The fifth oldest zoological organization in the country, the Binghamton Zoo at Ross Park is dedicated to providing a quality zoological facility for the purpose of conservation, education and recreation. The zoo also contains several botanical gardens, including a hosta garden, an iris garden and a butterfly garden.

Kopernik Observatory & Science Education Center – The Kopernic Observatory has been the best sited and best equipped public observatory in the Northeastern United States since its opening in June of 1975. Since that time hundreds of thousands of school children and families have seen the wonders of the universe through the Observatory’s three large telescopes.

Phelps Mansion Museum – The Phelps mansion was built in 1870 and is a 3 story brick and stone building, one of the finest examples of post Civil War Victorian (Second Empire) architecture. The original owner, Sherman D. Phelps, was a successful banker and businessman, and was a Republican elector for Abraham Lincoln.

Lackawanna Coal Mine – Descend slowly into the earth in a mine car as you enter the old Slope #190. Watch the sky slowly disappear. Soon you’ve reached “the foot”. Then explore 300 feet beneath the earth through an anthracite coal mine originally opened in 1860. Accompany a miner in the winding underground gangways and rock tunnel past three different veins of hard coal, past the mule boy and the nipper, past the monkey vein and the dead chute. Listen as he explains the fascinating methods used, and the heroic efforts involved, in deep mining’s history.

Greater Binghamton Carousel Collection – Greater Binghamton has the only carousel collection of this kind in the world. Of the fewer than 170 antique carousels remaining in the United States and Canada, six are in Greater Binghamton, New York. Because of the uniqueness of these carousels and the incomparable circumstances of their survival and existence, all six are placed on the New York State Historic Register and the National Register of Historic Places. The admission price: one piece of litter.

Cutler Botanic Garden – This colorful garden is open for self guided tours daily in the summer without charge. Garden tours, conducted by Cornell University Cooperative Extension - Broome County staff and volunteer Master Gardeners, are scheduled by request.

Priesthood Restoration Site – The Priesthood Restoration Site in Oakland Township, Pennsylvania, is a place where several significant events of the Restoration occurred. Joseph Smith translated most of the Book of Mormon here in the home he shared with his wife, Emma. John the Baptist appeared to Joseph Smith and Oliver Cowdery in a nearby forest and restored the Aaronic Priesthood to the earth. Joseph and Oliver baptized each other in the Susquehanna River. This historic site is open to the public. The site features historic landscapes, three monuments, two reconstructed homes, and a visitors’ center with a film, artifacts, and interactive exhibits. The McCune Cemetery, where Joseph and Emma Smith buried their first child and where Emma’s parents are buried, is adjacent to the site.

Hawkins Pond Nature Area – A secluded nature experience with a 24 acre pond and 4 miles of trails in Windsor, NY.

Nathaniel Cole Park – 53 acre lake with a 1.25 mile trail encircling it, picnic area and playground in Harpursville, NY.

NY Faerie Festival – Elfin & Sylvan Folk, Wood Sprites & Faerie Folk, and All you Humans who still Believe in Magic... Join Us in the Rolling Hills and Hollows of Rural New York for Central New York's Faerie Festival! A time of Escape from ordinary Reality... into Magical Play!

Binghamton JulyFest – July Fest is now a 50+ year tradition that attracts people from all over the East coast to enjoy 3 days of quality arts and crafts, food, music, antique cars, our Parlor City 5k Run, and a Kidz Art Zone with all day fun-filled activities.

Window on the Arts – This event takes place at Klumpp Park in the Village of Windsor, NY. Highlights include: Juried art show with 50 fine artists and artisans. High school and middle school juried art exhibit, nine live music acts performing throughout the entire day, international food court and chef demonstrations, historical presentations and displays, and children’s art activities. Free shuttle bus and festival parking, free admission for all. Rain or shine.

Harford Fair – The Harford Fair is a classic agricultural fair featuring exhibits, a midway, and a full schedule of entertainment including a tractor pull, rodeo, and demolition derby.

Binghamton Mets Baseball – Binghamton’s very own minor league baseball team features a big league show at a small town price.

The Spiedie Fest & Balloon Rally – This community festival in Binghamton features a packed weekend of food, fun, music & entertainment. Everything from concerts and celebrity appearances to hot air balloon flights and the Spiedie Cooking Contest speckle this packed weekend. (Spiedies are cubes of Pork, Beef, Veal or Lamb that are marinated, skewered and grilled.) More than 100,000 people pack Otsiningo Park each year for the premiere event of the summer.

Penn Can Speedway – Auto racing in Susquehanna, PA, just 10 miles from Pine Crest featuring late model, sportsman, super stock, pure stock and 4 Cylinder events.

Five Mile Point Speedway – Car racing track in Kirkwood, NY.

Black Bear Farm Winery – Black Bear Farm Winery claims to be the producer of the finest fruit wines and hard ciders made. All wines are made from New York grown fruit picked at the peak of ripeness and handcrafted into flavors that are enjoyed by all wine enthusiasts. Live music on Friday evenings.

Windsor – The Town of Windsor is located in New York's Southern Tier bordering Pennsylvania. With a population of over 6,000 it is a small town that also encompasses the Village of Windsor.

Pine Crest Campground, 280 State Route 79, Pine Crest Road, Windsor, NY 13865 - (607) 655-1515 We accept all major credit cards.

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