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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  • Took the kids there. Hiked the gorge. Was very cool. Very beautiful. Certainly worth a visit. We camped near there so that was a very good experience.  more »
  • What beautiful scenery!! Wow!! The waterfalls were stunning!! The hike we took was amazing!! Went to the very bottom of the Watkins glen gorge. So many waterfalls!!! I recommend this hike if you are c...  more »
  • We planned a trip to Ithica just to visit this place. It's a little bit tricky to find the entrance. There is paid parking across the street also free parking along the neighboorhood. Its a nice 2-hou...  more »

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