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Upcoming Meetings Genung Nature Preserve Welcome
Upcoming Meetings Rec/Youth Commission: 4/23 Conservation Board: 4/29 Agriculture Committee: 4/9 Planning Board: 4/24
Genung Nature Preserve Along a mile of Fall Creek as it takes a great loop on its way to Cayuga Lake, the Genung Preserve is open for people to explore an easy trail through various habitats and enjoy a quiet respite from the noise of everyday life.
Welcome Welcome to Dryden! Our quality of life, trails, natural beauty and excellent services make Dryden top the list of towns to love in Tompkins County. Come see what we have to offer-you may be surprised!

Latest News


The Tompkins County Health Department is offering free rabies vaccines for cats, dogs and ferrets.

Lansing – Central Fire Station – Wednesday May 7th
Danby – Fire Station – Thursday May 8th
Dryden – Tompkins County SPCA – Wednesday May 14th
Enfield – Old Highway Garage – Thursday May 15th
Ithaca – Town Highway Garage – Wednesday May 21st
REMINDER: All dogs are required to have a current rabies vaccine in order to comply with NYS dog licensing laws.

Next Town Board Meeting


4/10/14 @ 7:00 PM: Abstract & Agenda Meeting

4/17/14 @ 7:00 PM: Business Meeting





New Recreation guide is here! Online Registration begins now!

The 2013-2014 Fall/Winter/Spring Recreation guide is here! Please click here:Recreation Guide to view it. Please note that due to a change after guide publication, Skills and Drills Basketball will be held at Dryden High School on Saturdays from 12:00-2:00 starting on 11/16.

Dryden Recreation just rolled out its online registration system! Go to to create your account and register today!

Yellow Barn Water District

Learn more about the proposed Yellow Barn water district improvements.  Click the link below to view the presentation given on October 15, 2013.

View Presentation Here





 Reminder: Don’t Miss the STAR Registration Deadline

 For the first time, homeowners who are receiving the Basic STAR property tax exemption are required to register with the New York State Tax Department for their exemption.

 The deadline to register is December 31, 2013.

 If you are receiving the Basic STAR exemption, and have not yet registered, don’t risk losing this benefit.   The exemption saves the average homeowner $700.

 Online registration on the Tax Department’s Web site is fast, easy and takes less than five minutes.   Visit

 If you have questions or don’t have access to the Internet, call the Tax Department at 518-457-2036.

To learn more visit


Summer/Fall Recreation Program Guide

Field trips, free music, camps, fireworks and sports-Dryden Recreation has something for everyone! Please click here to view or print our new summer/fall program guide!


P: 607-844-8888 
F: multiple - check with the department 

Department Extensions:
Town Court- ext1
Planning-Code- ext2
Town Clerk- ext3
Recreation- ext4
Highway-DPW- ext5
Town Supervisor- ext6
Bookkeeping-Personnel- ext7