Glimmerglass State Park, Cooperstown

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Glimmerglass State Park is a 593acre state park located north of Cooperstown, in Otsego County, New York. Most of the park is located inside the Town of Springfield.Park descriptionGlimmerglass State Park is located at Hyde Bay on the east shore of Otsego Lake, which is the "Glimmerglass" of James Fenimore Cooper's Leatherstocking Tales. The Hyde Hall mansion overlooks the bay and most of the grounds.The park offers a beach, picnic tables with pavilions, a playground, recreation programs, a nature trail, hiking and biking, fishing and ice fishing, a campground with tent and trailer sites, ice skating, cross-country skiing and snowmobiling and a food concession. The park is open year-round.
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  • Was in the village of Cooperstown and decided to spend an afternoon hiking at this park that is just north of the village. Visited in the first week of October and entry for day visits to the park was...  more »
  • We camped here Induction Weekend for 3 nights (got the last spot) and were very glad we did. Conveniently located to town but in a scenic, rural area. We didn't swim, but saw lots that did. Also has a...  more »
  • We continue to be impressed by the excellent conditions of the NYS campgrounds. GSP is less than 10 miles from Cooperstown, NY, so book early because it fills up quickly in the Summer. Perfect for a f...  more »
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