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Watkins Glen State Park

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P.O. Box 304, Route 14, Watkins Glen, NY 14891
Watkins Glen State Park
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are spending time in Watkins Glen, the state park/gorge trail is a must see. The trail is a few miles long (many steps up or down depending on where you enter the park), and the view is beautiful with many waterfalls along the way. There is a small parking fee and a shuttle bus ($5 per person) at... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We'd reserved pitch here on one of the quieter loops to find on arrival it was completely waterlogged and uninhabitable so we ended up pitching on the non-reserved loop which was quite noisy during the evening. The pitch was a good size and the bathrooms and showers acceptable. Easy for the glen if that's what you're here for!

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Bordentown
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I had a short hike from the inn we were staying at to come upon a glorious park with spectacular views of waterfalls and rock formations. This park is a gem. Restroom facilities are available which were kept clean with a snack bar on sight. The trails were clearly marked. We had the opportunity to hike the... More 

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is very beautiful. The walking paths are great and make for an easy walk/hike through. Many beautiful waterfalls along the way. Great way to spend a day. The bathrooms are beyond horrible so plan ahead for that.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The gorge itself is amazing, one of the most beautiful thing we've seen in all of our trips. As for the camping within the state park, it was absolutely awful. Party until 1:00AM, disgusting toilets (with doors that can't be open by children once lock!) and showers (with showers doors with 1" gap)...not mentioning feces on the floor and beer... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Clean, beautiful state park. We walked up along the waterfall and also went behind the waterfall. It was a good experience. Kids should have lot of fun walking along the gorge. Pets/Dogs are not allowed.

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Cedar Knolls, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 via mobile

Beautiful park. Clean. A little crowded but the views of endless waterfalls as we hiked up. Took the bus going down. That's a smart move and saved us time. Food was relatively cheap and people were friendly. Easy drive from New Jersey. Loved the ice cream. Went to Corning museum. Very informative. Antiquing in Corning. Cheap too. Worth the travel.

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Florida Keys, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 via mobile

Take the time and walk this state park. My most favorite state park I've ever been to. The gorge is fantastic. Wear your tennis shoes, bring water and your camera and let the beauty of this park blow your mind!

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Providence, Rhode Island
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Gorgeous park with lots of opportunities for hiking, space for spreading out/playing with the kids (if that's your thing), and easy access to town for supplies, if needed. We camped 2 nights on site 276 in Tuscarora...it was a great site with a relatively decent amount of privacy and fairly easy access to bathroom facilities. There are a number of... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This is one of the wonderful experience .. from the top we dropped by bus (or if u go by car) then have a walk down.. you can experience the forest walking with a stream travels with you and showing its magic ..turned as mini false .. small pools ... very famous is heart shape pool.. some birds sign board... More 

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