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Parks and Recreation

Parks and Recreation

Superintendent/Working Foreman


Fairgrounds Caretaker
Thomas Snyder
Park Station Caretaker
Ray Layton
Harris Hill Caretaker
John Herrick
217 Madison Avenue
Elmira, NY  14901
Phone:  (607)737-2843 
Fax:  (607)737-2848
Office Hours
Monday - Friday 7:00 A.M. - 3:30 P.M. (closed 12:00-12:30)
The Chemung County Building and Grounds Department oversees the operations of  Harris Hill Park , Park Station Campground & Recreation Center, and the Robert S. Turner Chemung County Fairgrounds

Effective November 1, 2007, smoking at Harris Hill and Park Station is permitted only in designated areas. At Harris Hill, the smoking area is opposite the main restrooms. At Park Station, the smoking area is 100 yards beyond and opposite from the Control Booth. Smoking is also permitted at Park Station at campsites. The smoking areas are clearly marked “smoking permitted.” 




Welcome To

Chemung County

"It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to, the virtual entrance to various programs and services available through Chemung County government. This site was designed to provide you with “user-friendly” access to a variety of links to different offices and organizations that are involved with tourism, economic and community development, transportation, health and social services.Thank you for visiting!"

Chemung County
203 Lake Street
Elmira, NY 14901

County Executive Christopher Moss