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Other than ball? Historically minded?

If you like covered bridges, go out of your way to see this one. Not just the oldest in NY but the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ithaca, New York
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Really nice place

Large campsites. Exceptional clean through out the whole camp ground. We found the personnel to by... read more

Reviewed October 9, 2018
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1527 County Highway 31, Cooperstown, Otsego, NY 13326-4221
+1 607-547-8662
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you like covered bridges, go out of your way to see this one. Not just the oldest in NY but the oldest in the US. Even out of season you can drive close enough to see it and walk over.

Thank briandX7555RO
Reviewed October 9, 2018

Large campsites. Exceptional clean through out the whole camp ground. We found the personnel to by very knowledgeable and more than willing to help with any questions. Close to many worth while venues. We will go back next year for a longer stay.

Thank Transwizard
Reviewed September 24, 2018

We went to the state park to specifically take the Wellington hike. We didn’t realize it but we completely missed the trailhead. We walked down the path and came to a gate that stated it was private property. Just to the right there was a...More

1  Thank casualtraveler2011
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Had a great family day! Park was clean and beautiful! Water was wonderful. Easy parking. Restrooms clean.

Thank dfreed2016
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Family friendly and convenient. There is a cafe/snack bar that is reasonably priced and easy to access restrooms. The lake is primarily quiet and a lovely place to kayak.

Thank Chajrn
Reviewed August 22, 2018

Took a short hike along the beach area and picnic area and checked out the covered bridge. Nice place to spend the day in the water having a picnic lunch or take a stroll in the evening

1  Thank Sue B
Reviewed August 20, 2018

We came here just to photograph their covered bridge. We told the attendant that when we paid our $7. He told us to stop as we were leaving in less than 15 minutes, and he would give us our $7 back. And he did just...More

1  Thank Bob19512014
Reviewed August 16, 2018

Stayed here for two nights on our way back to Ohio from Maine. Was very impressed with this campground and park! Site was level, easy to back in to and was VERY spacious! I consider this the hidden gem of our trip, because we weren't...More

Thank Bill G
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

We spent a lovely day at the beach. Our kids ages 10-12 swam while we had a picnic on the shore. Great place to visit when you have down time from Cooperstown. Carry in-carry out garage.

Thank Dani630
Reviewed August 11, 2018

Beautiful view, ....lots of Duck crap on the bocce courts and grounds!! Nice spot for our company outing, great building to host our lunch.

Thank donnamessina6
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Joshua B
July 4, 2018|
Response from pattilake | Reviewed this property |
I really don't know. I suggest checking the State Park website or call them.
September 7, 2017|
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Response from GaryfromChevyChase | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we encountered folks walking dogs while we were hiking