Owego is a small town located on the Susquehanna River. The name is derived from the Iroquois word Ahwaga, meaning where the valley widens. The town was first settled around 1786 and is one of the earliest colonial settlements in the region. Owego is a wonderful place to visit. The Village of Owego shopping district is packed with unique shops and restaurants. You can stroll through parks and admire the scenic beauty and wildlife of the river on the Owego Riverwalk.

Brick Pond

Brick Pond

The pond comprises 30 acres of open water surrounded by emergent plants and a wet woods. A trail includes an earthen berm and leads visitors around the pond. An active beaver colony is easily visible from the trails. The Pond is known as one of the best birding sites in New York State, due to its tremendous warbler population in the spring and fall. Numerous other songbird and waterfowl species are also easily observed at this site.

Apalachin Marsh

The Marsh is also recognized as one of the best birdwatching sites in New York State. Each year, countless hawks, herons, egrets, wood ducks, mallards, warblers, and other wildlife species visit the Marsh. This site is visitor friendly, with interpretative signs, benches and a trail system.

Tioga Theatre

Tioga Theatre

Enjoy blockbusters, children’s movies and more in this restored historic theatre. Great prices, refreshments and comfortable seating

The Left Bank

The Left Bank

Romantic French and Shabby Chic décor and accessories

Kitty Corner Antiques

Proceeds benefit Happy Tails Animal Rescue. Antiques, vintage jewelry and collectibles.

Hickories Park

Hickories Park

Less than two miles off Rt.17/I86, Hickories offers RV and tent camping along the Susquehanna River. Amenities include water, sewer and electric for RV camping, showers, a state-of-the-art dog park, playgrounds, walking paths, playgrounds and a boat launch.

The Party Brush

The Party Brush

Enjoy blockbusters, children’s movies and more in this restored historic theatre. Great prices, refreshments and comfortable seating

My Creative Joy

My Creative Joy

Enjoy blockbusters, children’s movies and more in this restored historic theatre. Great prices, refreshments and comfortable seating