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Watkins Glen State Park

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Address: Watkins Glen, NY
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+1 607-535-4511
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Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
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The cascades of 18 waterfalls are the calling card of this state park.

The cascades of 18 waterfalls are the calling card of this state park.

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Beautiful Day Trip

My boyfriend and I went hiking here on a romantic October day. The weather was perfect for the hike, and the leaves were changing colors. There are various water falls and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
taylorweber
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Buffalo, New York
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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My boyfriend and I went hiking here on a romantic October day. The weather was perfect for the hike, and the leaves were changing colors. There are various water falls and features that are seen throughout the trails. Get ready to do a large amount of walking and stairs though, and wear comfortable sneakers that you don' mind getting wet!

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Montreal, Quebec
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Watkins Geln state park is easy hiking, not too hard, with some stairs and can be a little bit slipper with water. The park is beautiful, water gorge and water falls.

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New Cumberland, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is by far one of the most gorgeous natural beauty destination I have ever seen for sure when it comes to woodsy settings! This truly should be on everyone's "bucket list!" It is that jaw dropping!! You will be AMAZED! And you can't beat the price for getting in! So cost effective for almost anyone's wallet! Perfect day trip... More 

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Katy, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice park with several trails to be explored. It was just a shame that when we went there it had been several weeks since there last rain and there was not a lot of water flowing.

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Alresford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2017

Take your time to explore all the views and scenes along the various trails. Enjoy the higher walk back to the car park with some stunning views.

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Markham, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2017

My wife and I spent most of a day walking the gorge and taking pictures. The scenery is amazing and the amount of work that went in to building the walkways is incredible. The water levels were low when we were there so I would like to go back when there is a bit more water.

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Midland Park, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2017

Amazing state park, water falls and views. Beware there is a tremendous amount of walking and water, wear comfortable shoes, bring water and you might get wet. Loved the views. Amazing place to take pictures!! Took about 4 hours to do most of the walk, didn't make it to the end. Must visit place!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2017

this park was a stop in our way to Niagara Falls and our expectations were not too high, we just need to eat something and breath some fresh air, but we fell in love! You are walking close to the waterfalls, under stone archs, between the rocky walls... It was one of my fav places in NYC, I will come... More 

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Dansville, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 5, 2017

We have stayed at the campgrounds many times and also hiked the glen many times. It is a beautiful gem in New York State!

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Mumbai
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 26, 2017

Well never thought this would be so amazing walk along with river/waterfalls and small bridges. Loved this place, simply awesome. There are lots of waterfalls from smaller one to bigger ones. If you like to hike/trek this is really nice place to visit and enjoy nature. You cant stop admiring this place.

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