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Watkins Glen State Park

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1009 North Franklin Street, Watkins Glen, NY 14891
+1 607-535-4511
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This park is amazing!!! The photos don't do the justice. Gorge trail was breathtaking! A must visit... read more

Reviewed yesterday
stajka
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Astoria, New York
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Campground /gorge trail vacation

First let me start off with we camped here for a week. Me nd my family go camping every year a... read more

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Kim N
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The cascades of 18 waterfalls are the calling card of this state park.
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good13%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“indian trail” (277 reviews)
“gorge trail” (626 reviews)
“main entrance” (172 reviews)
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1009 North Franklin Street, Watkins Glen, NY 14891
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This park is amazing!!! The photos don't do the justice. Gorge trail was breathtaking! A must visit !!!!

Thank stajka
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

First let me start off with we camped here for a week. Me nd my family go camping every year a different place each year for a different experience, different scenery. This was a very nice campground but it had some flaws. First everyone that...More

1  Thank Kim N
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited the State Park and enjoyed our hike through the Gorge Trail. We climbed through the gorge and saw many magnificent waterfalls. While parts of the Trail were steep to climb, there were steps which made it manageable with the right shoes. We were sorry...More

Thank Mrssdon
Reviewed yesterday

This park would get 5 stars if it weren't for the following: 1. It is extremely packed and busy - has also a nearby campground which doesn't help 2. The trails are finished - concrete/stone pathways which makes it less natural That being said -...More

Thank Wonderear
Reviewed yesterday

The path along the gorge provided one of the best pieces of scenery I have ever seen (and I have been to some beautiful places)! We paid $8 to park at the bottom. We took the shuttle to the top ($5/pp) and we walked down....More

Thank laurie2668
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wear comfortable shoes but not ur best shoes. The trail gets wet n muddy at places. The gorge trail is almost 2 miles. Best to start at the top of gorge trail then go down to the end. The map they have is confusing. Go...More

Thank Tiffany H
Reviewed 2 days ago

This park is one of the crown jewels of the NY State Park system. There just aren't many places in the world this incredible! (Though Robert Treman runs a close second!) The most important information I can impart is that we figured out the BEST...More

Thank julie248
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Amazing state park!! Everyone should make a point to visit the park. Amazing water falls and hikes.Must visit

Thank Rod26
Reviewed 2 days ago

...as it says in the title....a nice gorge walk.....mostly shaded very easy....a pleasant way to kill a few hours.

Thank Margesmister
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Take the gorge trail both ways to stimulate all your senses. It's a comfortable hike even when wet. Just don't wear your best shoes. Walking under a waterfall is worth slopping up your shoes.

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Meir B
August 15, 2017|
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Response from 95peterk405 | Reviewed this property |
I remember getting there quite early, I think 8.30-9.00am, and it was already opened and people walking there, I mean people that came there even earlier than me.
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RebekahSimpson
August 4, 2017|
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Response from Keith F | Reviewed this property |
There are no gates to get in, so you can go in at sunrise if you want.
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RebekahSimpson
August 4, 2017|
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Response from Carla b | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure. You can call.
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