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Welcome to Bainbridge New York

Three Bainbridge Trails Worth Checking Out

Susquehanna River Trail
The Susquehanna River flows through the Town of Bainbridge, and there are convenient opportunities to get access to the water for boating. Both canoes and kayaks can easily manage the calm water, which, though shallow in the dry months, can be navigated with small portages through the low water. In the summer months, the slow-moving river carries those who enjoy a lazy float lying in a tube. Views along the river include birds, such as eagles and herons, and river animals, such as muskrat and beavers. Just south of Bainbridge towards Afton, there are a series of cottages sitting high above the river at High Bank, a development that dates to the turn of the 20th century.


To access the river, people can either rent canoes or kayaks at Tall Pines Campground or put their own boats into the river at one of the access points: at the boat launch at William Payne Park on Front Street, at the finish line of the General Clinton Canoe Regatta at Gen. Clinton Park or at the NYS DOT boat launch off Route 7 north of Bainbridge across from the Hess Station at Route 7 and 8.


Finger Lakes Trail
The Finger Lakes Trail, the longest continuous hiking trail in New York State, cuts through the Town of Bainbridge on private land and state highway. The main Finger Lakes Trail is 549 miles from Allegheny State Park in the west to its junction with the Long Path in the Catskills in the east.  In Bainbridge, the recognizable yellow Finger Lakes Trail signs and white blazes on trees mark the trail’s path from Case Road to Route 206. Near the Welcome to Bainbridge sign on Route 206 west of […]

Small Town Eateries You’re Going to Love

Memorable meal experiences can happen in Bainbridge!  One-of-a-kind restaurants are part of the fun of visiting this town. Variety, quality and ambiance are the hallmarks of a Bainbridge dining experience.


Flashback to diner eating

The landmark Bob’s Diner has classic diner food, but with so much more! Stop in for the best burger around or for a breakfast selection that is served all day! Experience the vintage 1950s diner ambiance at Bob’s, including cozy booths and a counter that shines. (607) 967-3111


Surrounded by Sports

Numerous televisions, a pool table and nice setting make the Highway 7 Bar & Grill a fun dining experience. Soft pretzel stick appetizers and flatbread sandwiches are some of the specialties at Highway 7, along with garlic potato fries, steaks, salads and burgers. (607) 967-4102


Great pizza

Inside Rosa’s Restaurant & Pizzeria visitors find a comfortable atmosphere with tables and booths for dining in, a take-out counter, and quick and friendly service. Try their garlic knots, their thin crust New York-style pizza, their Italian meals, even burgers and chicken with large portions, good food and friendly service. (607) 967-3050.


An Intimate Cafe

Bainbridge’s cafes provide a hometown feel. Making everyone feel welcome is their hallmark not to mention she is also the cook! At S & S Café (967-7123), all the cooking is fresh and homemade. Breakfast and lunch include daily specials, and the pancakes and omelets are specialties.

Distinguished Dining

The Yaleville Inn (895-6811) is truly a destination dining experience. Visitors are surprised by its lovely quaint and rustic location, and Chef Bill’s very special, five-star quality food –always changing based on market availability, amazing and fresh.


Click here for more information on all the dining opportunities in Bainbridge.

Bainbridge Connects Winter 2017

The Winter 2017 Issue of Bainbridge Connects is now available. Follow the link below.

Bainbridge Connects Vol 3 Issue 1 Winter 2017