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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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Activities: Walking

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Erosion is Awesome

This place is incredible. This is like the natural stair master workout. The scenery is truly unbelievable. The falls and the rock gorge is a natural wonder. The kids enjoyed it... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Eastern PA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

This place is incredible. This is like the natural stair master workout. The scenery is truly unbelievable. The falls and the rock gorge is a natural wonder. The kids enjoyed it (4 kids age range 6-12). Definitely should carry a water bottle and remember there are no bathrooms on the gorge trail. We paid $8 a car load and even... More 

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Nicaragua
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

This is really beautiful and cannot say nothing bad about the place. But to be fair, I don't recommend this in you're not into long walks and hiking things because it could be a hard experience specially for kids and seniors who are not physically active or have problems in the knees. You will need to go up and down... More 

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Hooversville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Great views of the gorge. Bring your hiking shoes, many places are wet. A good place to cool off during the summer months.

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Smithtown, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Amazing walk/hike through this unique gorge. We went July 28, 2015. It was an incredibly hot day yet in the gorge it was cool and damp and refreshing. People of all ages ere hiking it. Older couples and young children were able to do it. The waterfalls and rushing water cut interesting pools all throughout the gorge. There is an... More 

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Upstate NY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Beautiful falls, and nice gorge. It's a lot of walking, which is to be expected, but if you are iffy walking it might be a pass. Been there several times, always enjoy it!

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Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I highly recommend visiting this gorgeous park early in the morning. I went at 7am - it wasn't crowded and pictures were amazing!! After 10am it's very crowded! Definitely take the Gorge Trail from the main entrance - there are a lot of stairs, but the scenery is worth it. Once you see the railroad bridge, you can turn around... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

The below link was very helpful for directions and information about the park: nysparks.com/parks/142/d… Parking at any of their locations is $8/vehicle. We parked at the south entrance where the pool was. We arrived at about 11AM on Sunday and the lot was still pretty empty. There is a nice playground with lots of contraptions for kids and big kids... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

THIS WAS A BEAUTIFUL PLACE. It is a short walk and good for beginners. We walked the Gorge Trail up and Indian trail down. Definitely wear waterproof shoes. You will get wet and the ground can be slippery. Get there early to avoid crowds and backup.

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Mississauga, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The gorge at Watkins Glen State Park is one of the most fascinating sights I've seen. A two mile hike down the gorge (or up, if you feel ready) provides unforgettable sights of the power of nature. The attraction is very well prepared for tourists, safe even for small kids, and provides breathtaking vistas. A wonderful hike is not too... More 

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New York
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

walk along and behind the waterfalls in this light <2 miles hike. one of the top State Parks - a hidden gem near the the bottom of Seneca Lake.

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Address: Watkins Glen, NY
Phone Number: 6075354511
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Watkins Glen

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