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New York State #38 Highway Guide

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843 ft.
Junction: New York State Highway 96
New York Highway 38 begins at its junction with New York State Highway 96, which heads northeast to Candor, NY. Community of Owego, NY. Owego Central Historic District. Other historic structures in Owego are the Tioga County Courthouse on Village Park, St. Paul's Church (117 Main Street), Vesper Cliff. West Main Street Park and Marvin Park (Main Street, picnic tables, pavilions, baseball diamonds, pool, tennis courts, playground, Tel. 607-687-1101).
5.0
8.1
928 ft.
State Forest
Oakley Corners State Forest, Tioga County, NY. Take Wade Hollows Road, turn on Dutchtown Road, then on Hullsville Road. Camping, hiking, fishing, hunting, cross-country skiing, boating, snowshoeing, bird-watching, mountain biking.
7.2
11.6
951 ft.
Junction: New York State Highway 38B
Junction of New York State Highway 38 with New York State Highway 38B, which ends at an intersection with New York State Highway 26 to the southeast.
7.8
12.6
968 ft.
Historic Structures
Silk Street Bridge, Newark Valley, NY; a pony truss bridge constructed in 1888; spans the east branch of Oswego Creek. Other historic structures are the Nowland House on Main Street, constructed in 1868 and the Morris Clinton House, built in 1881.
8.3
13.4
965 ft.
Newark Valley, NY
Community of Newark Valley, Tioga County, New York. Places of interest: Newark Valley Municipal Building and Tappan-Spaulding Memorial Library on Park & Rock Streets; Knapp House on Rock Street, built in 1905; Gilbert E. Purple House on Maple Avenue, built in 1903. Trout Ponds Park (baseball diamonds, basketball court, pavilions, playground, Tel. 607-642-8686) can be accessed by turning on Maple Avenue, left on John St., then left on Spring Street.
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15.4
981 ft.
State Forests
 
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18.1
1010 ft.
Historic Homes
Farrand-Pierson House, built about 1860, on Brown Rd; Sutton-Chapman-Howland House, built about 1830, on Main Street; Maple Lawn Farm, built in the 1880s, in Newark Valley, New York.
14.2
22.9
1050 ft.
Berkshire, NY
Community of Berkshire, NY. Historic sites and homes in Berkshire, NY: Nathaniel Bishop Collins House & Lebbeus Ford House, both built around 1830; Berkshire Village Historic District (1830-1932); Calvin A. Buffington House, built in 1909; First Congregational Church (1889); J. Ball House, built about 1850.
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25.4
1060 ft.
Historic Places
More historic places and homes in Berkshire, NY include J.B. Royce House and Farm Complex, built about 1829; Levi Ball House, built around 1840; and Deodatus Royce House, built in 1830.
18.0
28.9
1115 ft.
Richford, NY
Community of Richford, NY. Junction of NY State Highway 38 & NY State Highway 79. Heads east to the community of Lisle, NY. To the west, this highway goes to the community of Slaterville Springs, NY.
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34.2
1155 ft.
State Forrest
Michigan Hill State Forest, Richford, NY. Fishing, hunting, trapping.
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35.3
1175 ft.
Junction: New York State Highway 200
New York State Highway 38 intersects New York State Highway 200 at this juncture. Community of Harford Mills, NY, near Oswego Creek. NY State Highway 200 ends at an intersection to the north with NY State Highway 221.
23.6
37.9
1207 ft.
Junction: New York State Highway 221
Junction of New York State Highway 38 & New York State Highway 221 (western terminus). Community of Harford, NY. Robinson Hollow State Forest (fishing, hunting, trapping, bird-watching, snowmobiling, camping, hiking) can be accessed on Creamery Rd, to Seamons Rd, then to Harford Slaterville Rd. NY State Highway 221 heads east to the community of Marathon, NY.
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42.0
1286 ft.
State Forest
Hammond Hill State Forest, Dryden, NY. Fishing, hiking, bird-watching, mountain biking, cross-country skiing, hunting, camping, trapping, snowshoeing, horseback riding. Tel. 607-753-3095.
27.5
44.3
1198 ft.
Dryden Lake
Dryden Lake, a small lake in Dryden, NY. Northwest of the lake is Dryden Lake Park, with playground and picnic shelter. Southeast of the lake is a golf course. Horseback riding, biking, fishing, hiking. Access is on Chaffee Road, then turn on W Lake Road.
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47.8
1093 ft.
Dryden, NY
Community of Dryden, NY. Historic buildings in Dryden are the Luther Clark House (1820), Rockwell House (1860), Lacey-Van Vleet House (1845), and Southworth Library on W Main Street; Southworth House Library (1836) on North Street. Dryden Historic District on E Main, James, Lake and South Streets. Junction of NY State Highway 38 with NY State Highway 13 and NY State Highway 392. NOTE: NY State Highway 13 separates from NY State Highway 38 and goes west to the community of Varna, NY. To the east New York State Highway 392 goes to the community of Virgil, NY.
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48.6
1096 ft.
Junction: New York State Highway 13
Intersection of New York State Highway 38 & New York State Highway 13. North to the community of Munsons Corners, NY. NOTE: NY State Highway 13 overlaps NY State Highway 38 to the south.
33.3
53.6
1043 ft.
Freeville, NY
Community of Freeville, NY, at the junction of New York State Highway 38 & New York State Highway 366. Groton Avenue Park and Mill Dam Park are nearby. To the south, NY State Highway 366 goes to the community of Etna, NY; to the north, this highway turns into Fall Creek Road, which goes to the community of McLean, NY.
35.9
57.8
1099 ft.
McLean, NY
Junction of New York State Highway 38 & New York State Highway 34B, which turns into Country Road 107 to the west and goes to the community of McLean, NY.
37.0
59.5
1073 ft.
Country Club
Stone Hedges Country Club, Groton, New York; 18-holes; open to the public; clubhouse, pro shop, bar, and restaurant; Tel. 607-898-3754. Access is on Stevens Road, off NY State Highway 38.
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62.9
1004 ft.
Junction: New York State Highway 222
New York State Highway 222 begins at its intersection with New York State Highway 38 in the community of Groton, NY. Historic Groton High School on Main Street, built in 1919-1920, ceased being used as a school in 1975. To the east, NY State Highway 222 heads east to the community of Cortland West, NY.
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69.8
830 ft.
Bridge
A short bridge along New York State Highway 38.
45.0
72.4
781 ft.
Bridge
A short bridge on Main Street, Locke, NY.
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72.6
791 ft.
Locke, NY
Community of Locke, NY. Limited services. Junction of New York State Highway 38 & New York State Highway 90; to the east, this highway heads to the community of Summerhill, NY; to the west, to the community of Genoa, NY. Summerhill State Forest (hiking, horseback riding, cross-country skiing, hunting, trapping, snowmobiling) can be accessed from Summer Hill-Locke Town Line Road off NY State Highway 90.
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77.2
761 ft.
State Park
Fillmore Glen State Park, next to the community of Moravia, NY; hiking trails, waterfalls, swimming pond, picnic tables/pavilions, cabins, campground, hunting, fishing, playground, snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, Tel. 315-497-0130. Access is on Park Road.
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78.4
741 ft.
Moravia, NY
Community of Moravia, NY. Notable past residents include Millard Fillmore (US President), John D. Rockefeller, and John Wood (Governor of Illinois and founder of Quincy, Illinois). Interesting sites: North Main Street Historic District and the Church Street-Congress Street Historic District. Some historic homes on West Cayuga Street and Main Street are the Tuthill-Green House (1887), Morse Farm (1794), and John McGreer House (1871).
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89.6
1060 ft.
Scipio Center, NY
Community of Scipio Center, NY. Limited services. Off New York State Highway 38, take Country Route 44C/Center Road.
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94.4
784 ft.
Lake
Owasco Lake, Cayuga County, NY; sixth largest of New York's Finger Lakes; swimming, skiing, boating.
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99.3
722 ft.
Lindenwood Cove, NY
Lindenwood Cove is a bay in Cayuga County, New York.
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101.7
719 ft.
Poplar Cove, NY
Poplar Cove, a bay in Cayuga County, New York.
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104.0
722 ft.
Parks
Take White Bridge Rd, then right on NY State Highway 38A to Emerson Park; north shore of Owasco Lake; fishing, swimming, picnicking, boating, theater, disc golf, playgrounds, Tel. 315-253-5611; Historic Lakeside Park, within Emerson Park's boundaries, featured a Pavilion (dance hall and restaurant), Carousel Shelter, was converted into a summer theater in 1972.
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108.7
673 ft.
Auburn, NY
City of Auburn, NY. Some areas of interest in Auburn are the Willard Memorial Chapel-Welch Memorial Hall (Nelson St); Schines Auburn Theatre (South St); Fort Hill Cemetery (1851), built on what was once a fortified village of Cayuga Indians, features a 56-ft limestone obelisk monument to Chief Logan, chief of the Cayuga Indians; South Street Area Historic District; Auburn Button Works & Logan Silk Mills (Logan St). Intersection of New York State Highway 38 with US Highway 20/NY State Highway 5 and NY State Highway 34. All three highways overlap at Arterial W, after which US Highway 20 turns south at its junction with NY State Highway 38A, then turns west on E Genessee St to Skaneateles, NY; to the west, both highways traverse the Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge. NY State Highway 5 proceeds north to Sennett, Cayuga County, New York.
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110.1
669 ft.
Park
Casey Park, Auburn, New York; tennis/basketball/volleyball courts, Olympic-size pool, soccer/softball fields, picnic area, playground, horseshoe pits, skateboarding, ice skating, hockey, Tel. 315-255-4737
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587 ft.
Historic Village
Chonodote (also known as Peachtown because of its thousands of peach trees), an 18th century village of Iroquois Indians, on the east side of Cayuga Lake, destroyed on September 26, 1779 by forces under the command of William Butler. Archaelogical digging had determined that the northern end of Aurora is the likely location of Chonodote, where a historical marker has been placed.
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113.6
561 ft.
Throop, NY
Community of Throop, NY. Limited services. Access is from Country Route 10B.
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121.2
407 ft.
Port Byron, NY
Community of Port Byron, NY. Historic district Erie Canal Lock 52 Complex located at Port Byron and Mentz, NY. At this juncture, NY State Highway 31 ends its overlap with NY State Highway 38 and turns east on Utica Street.
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121.6
400 ft.
Bridge
A bridge on Rochester Street, Port Byron, NY.
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121.9
417 ft.
Junction: New York State Highway 31
Junction of New York State Highway 38 & New York State Highway 31; both highways overlap on Rochester Street. NY State Highway 31 turns east on Utica Street in Port Byron and proceeds to the community of Weedsport, Cayuga County, New York; to the west, this highway accesses the community of Montezuma, Cayuga County, New York.
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122.3
397 ft.
Junction: US Interstate Highway 90
Junction of New York State Highway 38 & US Interstate Highway 90 (New York State Thruway); to the community of Mentz, NY, to the east; to the community of Montezuma, NY to the west.
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127.0
374 ft.
Bridge
A bridge on Conquest Road, NY.
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131.6
440 ft.
Conquest, NY
Community of Conquest, NY. Limited services. On Country Route 22 is Conquest Recreation Field. Spring Lake, in Berlin, NY, is a small glacial lake located in the Rensselaer Plateau and can be accessed on Country Route 22, which becomes Fuller Road, then Spring Lake Road.
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132.8
423 ft.
Duck Lake
Duck Lake can be accessed from Lake Road, right on Howell Road, then right on Duck Lake Road. Kayaking, swimming, canoeing, fishing, and camping, Tel. 315-488-4473. Duck Lake Campgrounds is located on Duck Lake.
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140.4
436 ft.
Victory, NY
Community of Victory, NY. Limited services. Junction of NY State Highway 38 & NY State Highway 370. East to the community of Cato, NY; to the west, NY State Highway 370 intersects with NY State 104A and NY State 104 near Red Creek, NY.
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146.9
423 ft.
Junction: NY State Highway 104
Intersection of NY State Highway 38 & NY State Highway 104. North to the community of Martville, NY. To the west, this highway provides access to the community of Red Creek, NY.
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154.0
367 ft.
Junction: NY State Highway 104A
NY State Highway 38 ends at its intersection with NY State Highway 104A (Seaway Trail) in the community of Sterling, NY. Historic Sterling Grist Mill Complex, built around 1835. NY State Highway 104A goes west to the community of Fair Haven, NY. To the east, this highway ends at an intersection with NY State Highway 3. - Start/Finish of Free Road Map RV Highway Travel Guide - LD10e