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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  • The park was having construction near town. The park was not well maintained. Signage was poor. If you are not in good shape physically, you cant see much. We spent two wonderful days in Letchworth St...  more »
  • Take your time and enjoy this park-especially the Gorge trail as it is truly beautiful-especially on a sunny Fall day  more »
  • The park was great really enjoy the walks, it was a cool morning and plenty of people enjoying the beauty.  more »

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