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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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We've done this 3 times and would do it 20 more. Amazing scenery! Going one way is enough though. We always take the bus to the top and walk down :-)

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

We've done this 3 times and would do it 20 more. Amazing scenery! Going one way is enough though. We always take the bus to the top and walk down :-)

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Staten Island, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

The State Park campground was prefect. Bathrooms were close, clean, and no lengthy lines. The sites are very close together so it's easy to meet new cool people. Everyone we met was friendly but also kept their distance so it was a perfect balance. We recommend Cayuga Village (we had site 45) and it was super close to the bathroom... More 

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New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

A not-to-be-missed illustration of natural beauty. We walked the Gorge on a Monday morning in July. To avoid the crowds, start your hike before the tour busses arrive (9am latest,) especially if you want to stop and take pictures. Keep in mind, the gift shops and restrooms don't open a second before 9am. The trail winds along and under beautiful... More 

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Leesburg, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

The gorge was awesome, the views are unbelievable. easy to find and only $8.00 a car fee. BE SURE to wear good walking shoes and take your time, don't be in a hurry. I had my selfie stick and it worked great there. a swimming pool is there if you have time. you could spend 3 6 hrs there. lots... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Beautiful walk. I would NOT recommend the gorge trail if you don't want to do a lot of stairs (young kids, elderly people) dogs are not allowed on this trail. The waterfalls are amazing. I would recommend grabbing a map so you know what you are looking at. This place is really fun for families and couples.

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Turnersville, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Amazing creation of nature. Our visit was a Saturday, maybe a bit too busy, a lot of tour buses, but worth the walk in the gorge.

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mt. Vernon Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Absolutely beautiful! We were lucky that the day we went the tour buses had not arrived. I advise that one get there early in the morning to beat the crowds. I was concerned about the steep walk - 800 vertical steps - but all went well, and I am so glad we made the hike. It took us about 1... More 

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Guelph
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

We walked up the trail on a cool, sunny weekday morning in August. That's probably the ideal time to see this gorge. It took us about an hour to get from the bottom to the top, stopping along the way to take pictures. We were awed again and again by the beauty of the waterfalls and stone formations. We wandered... More 

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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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