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C. Fred Johnson Park Carousel

C. Fred Johnson Park, Johnson City, NY
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A trip back in time!

We took our 4 year old grandson to the carousel thinking it would be great for him and I believe... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
Alan L
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Catawissa, PA, United States
Who doesn't like a carousel?

Round and round you go and .... well, what fun you can have on a merry go round. Especially when... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
Henry S
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Vestal, New York, United States
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This is the biggest and most ornate of Broome County's six Herschell carousels.
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good6%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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C. Fred Johnson Park, Johnson City, NY
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

We took our 4 year old grandson to the carousel thinking it would be great for him and I believe the adults had a better time. He enjoyed it but it was like going back in time for us. A beautiful set-up and well maintained....More

Thank Alan L
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

Round and round you go and .... well, what fun you can have on a merry go round. Especially when it is free and it is one of 6 you can ride in one day. This one is in Johnson City right on Lester Ave...More

Thank Henry S
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Another free Carousel park.Part of six in Binghampton N Y When i was younger we had carousels with brass rings. You would try to catch a ring as it went round and round and around

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Reviewed 29 June 2017

With 72 animals, this is the largest of the six Broome County carousels bequeathed to the public by early 20th century industrialist and welfare capitalist George Johnson. All rides are free! Ride all six (currently five as Ross Park one is being renovated) and get...More

Thank Karl S
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Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Well maintained, colorful horses and clean. Always enjoy riding the carousel and remembering my childhood playing at the park.

Thank Brenda G
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is one of the biggest carousel in the Broome county. And it is free. They run this during summer holidays, noon to about 8 pm. This is also in a park where there are water fountains for kids to play in, swings, slides etc....More

Thank Naren S
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

a must go place to see and ride just to say you did it get some of the history from the triple cites area and have fun with the family

Thank Iron R
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Reviewed 29 August 2016

Thanks for the carousel experience! We came to town to ride all the carousels (sadly 1 of the 6 is not running this summer) Another wonderful ride! This is a great legacy for the Johnson family, I hope these carousels are as appreciated by the...More

Thank Melanie G
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Reviewed 3 August 2016

who doesn't like a carousel? this has been around for YEAR's and one of the last things you can do for free. if you find yourself getting off the highway and need a quick break to occupy the kids for a a minute, pull into...More

Thank Bones123456789
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Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

The carousel was not open during the day when we planned to visit. But, we notched it was open later on our way to dinner, but didn't have time to stop by. That was disappointing. But it looked very nice!

Thank KaleiBaker
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Stew W
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Response from Holley-7 | Reviewed this property |
The carousel and spray park at CFJ Park are open from 4pm – 8pm (weather permitting) on Monday – Fridays and from 12pm – 8pm on Saturdays & Sundays from Memorial Day through the end of June. From the end of June through... More
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