Watkins Glen State Park, Watkins Glen

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Featuring a picturesque gorge cut through by Glen Creek and 19 different waterfalls, Watkins Glen State Park offers outdoor activities like hiking, swimming, and fishing. Three different trails provide access to the 120 m (400 ft) deep gorge and surrounding forests. Some even wind their way under waterfalls. Comfortable campsites have amenities including showers, a food store, organized recreation programs and tours, and an Olympic-sized pool for both day and overnight visitors. The park is open year round, but this is not true for all facilities. Be sure to check the website ahead of time when planning a visit. Make Watkins Glen State Park part of your personalized Watkins Glen itinerary using our Watkins Glen trip planner .
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  • We loved the hike through the Glen. It's amazing the power of water. If your in the area and like to hike you have to check it out.  more »
  • Last August, during the tour we booked in the East of the U.S., this was a place of passage that we hadn't put too much interest. Instead it was a pleasant surprise and I recommend to all those who find themselves in the Finger Lakes region to visit Watkins Glen Canyon, because absolutely deserves.
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  • A must see if you are a waterfall enthusiast. You climb steps intermittently then level out and can see picturesque gorges and waterloos along the way. At the top of the walk there are picnic areas an...  more »
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