Parks & Recreation

Luke Griff, Director

Mailing Address:
City of Oneida Parks & Recreation
217 Cedar St.
Oneida, NY 13421

(315)-363-3590/(315)-363-6440 Fax (315)-363-6062

  • Office Hours: 8:30 – 4:30 Monday – Friday

About our Parks:

Facility Use Guide


Oneida Rail Trail

Repurposing an existing historic asset into a new community destination – The Oneida Rail Trail follows the path of three former railroads that traversed in and around the City of Oneida.  No tracks remain on the 11.3 mile multi-use trail system, only paths that are easily accessible and connects schools, neighborhoods, parks, businesses and Oneida’s City Center.          Visit us on Facebook 




“Vet’s” Field is Oneida’s Community Park.  Vet’s Field features the Chapman Municipal Pool with pool house and pavilion, lighted softball, baseball, football and soccer fields, lighted tennis and basketball courts, updated playground, concession stand, locker rooms, restrooms and more.  (See Map)

Chapman Pool    Chapman Pool Schedule

All children 10 and younger must be accompanied by a responsible party age 16 and older

See our  Schedule for hours and lesson information

sconondoa_park ARMY CARINCI PARK:  421 Sconondoa St.

Carinci park features a basketball court, an updated playground, softball field, restrooms and a pavilion. (See Map)

HarmonHARMON FIELD: 131 North Willow St.

Harmon Field features; softball and soccer fields, tennis and basketball courts, pavilion, restrooms and an updatedplayground. (see Map)

HigginbothamHIGINBOTHAM PARK:   130 Broad St.

Higinbotham is nestled in the heart of downtown.  Higinbothum is home to the Summer Community Concert Series.  This park features; a basketball court, updated playground, pavilion and restrooms.(see Map)

Allen PALLEN PARK:  558 Broad St.

Allen Park is the most beautiful park in Oneida.  Allen Park features; tennis and basketball courts, restrooms, pavilion and a playground.  Allen Park is a wonderful spot to enjoy the day, plenty of room for a picnic or gathering. (see Map)




MaxwellMAXWELL FIELD: 301 E. Sands St.

Maxwell is home to the Durross Conservancy which features; 16 acres ofhiking, cross country skiing and mountain biking trails.

Maxwell is also home to Oneida Little League Baseball.  This park features Minor and Major League baseball fields,  2 softball fields, a concession stand and restrooms.  (see Map)


DurossDUROSS CONSERVANCY 18 acres (1/2, 3/4, and 1 mile) loops of hiking, mountain   biking and fishing from Spring to Fall and cross county skiing and snowshoeing in the  Winter Months. (Map)    Trail Map


ClinchCLINCH PARK:  Oneida St.

Clinch Park is located directly across from Oneida City Hall.  Clinch Park is a

popular lunch spot in the summertime. Clinch Park is home to the Oneida Farmers Market. This park also features some beautiful landscape and flowers.  Picnic tables are available for those visiting the food vendors during the busy work week. (see Map)

historic_mt_hope_signMOUNT HOPE RESERVOIR: 1222 Mt. Hope Ave.

Mt. Hope features; 65 acres of land for fishing, hiking, mountain biking, cross

country skiing, and camping.  Mt. Hope was home to Oneida’s first swimming hole back in the 1940’s and 1950’s. (Map) Mt Hope Trail Map


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