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Gorge at Watkins Glen State Park

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Address: , Watkins Glen, NY
Phone Number: 6075354511
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Beautiful , go early in the day.

Go early in the day if you can. Walk up the Gorge Trail ( lots of stairs but you get the view on the way up. Nice to stop and enjoy the view.) Take the South Rim Trail back down... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Go early in the day if you can. Walk up the Gorge Trail ( lots of stairs but you get the view on the way up. Nice to stop and enjoy the view.) Take the South Rim Trail back down (easier on the knees and not near as crowded but away from the falls). Only disappointment was the amount of... More 

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Thornville, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Amazing. A bunch of steps if you go down to the gorge trail. It is breath taking. Waterfalls galore. Would not miss this if you are in W.G.

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

This is an every year must for my husband and I! The falls and the pathways carved out by the water is just breathtaking! I recommend getting there EARLY! towards 11am and after you get stuck behind a bunch of people stopping to take pictures!

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poconos
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

First things first, go early to beat the crowd! After a delicious breakfast as Seneca Lodge (able to leave out vehicle there, saved $8) we made our way across the street towards Lily pond. From there we ventured up stream on the Gorge trail in pure amazement. The views make you take a step back in time and wonder. Not... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

This amazing destination is the prefect place to recharge from your daily life. Take your time because this is an up hill/stairs climp. Just don't stop till you see Rainbow Falls it is by far the most beautiful place I've seen in a long time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

If you have never been, go, great for hikers, beautiful scenery every step you take, a lot of steps so be careful with children and older family members. Bring water to drink

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ny
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

If this was in another state this would of gotten a lot more well deserved recognition! We have young kids (4-10) so we took the hike down from the upper down to the lower (the other way is a bit nicer as you see the falls walking up to it..) but we really enjoyed it & would recommend to everyone!

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Souderton, Pennsylvania, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

We'd read the reviews, seen the incredible photos. Heard more than one person say how crowded it is. But we came with wide eyed expectations. First thing, if you're a hiker; if you love Boulder fields and blazing through underbrush and fording streams in your waterproof Timberlands, this trail will leave you wanting. It's completely tamed by concrete and carved... More 

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Wilkes-Barre Twp. Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

One of the nicest areas in the country. Absolutely beautiful and easy to walk. Waterfalls are amazing.

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Silver Spring, Maryland, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Well worth the effort of walking up this beautiful gorge. Don't be intimidated by the 800 steps. If you take it slowly (which you should, to take in the views) it will be fine.

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