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“Worthy Visit” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Seneca Lake

Seneca Lake
Ranked #1,431 of 4,516 things to do in New York
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Owner description: One of the Finger Lakes in Upstate New York.
Monroe, Michigan
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230 reviews
91 attraction reviews
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“Worthy Visit”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2012

It was our first vacation in the Finger Lakes area and we headed to Seneca Lake State Park so that our two small grandchildren under the age of four could enjoy the large playground and Sprayground. The Sprayground is a large area enclosed by fence and watched over by a lifeguard. The over 100 water sprays up at varying intervals and in different patterns and through different fun structures throughout this large, padded area. They had so much fun! This park has a beach with lifeguards, bathhouse, sand beach, concession stand, many picnic areas with tables and grills, shelters for rent, etc. We were not able to explore much of the park for the few hours we were there, but it sure seemed like a popular destination. We visited the week of August 18 and the beach was closed because most of the lifeguards had gone back to school, therefore, depending on the time of year you visit, you might want to call ahead and check the schedule.

Visited August 2012
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New London, Connecticut
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29 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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“Camping at Sampson State Park Lake Seneca, NY”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2012

For camping families this park has it all. The sites are very large and restrooms (with showers) very clean. Numerous playgrounds throughout the park. Museum and beach on property. As this is an old Navy/Army training facility, plenty of roads for walking or biking. Centrally located to Geneva and Watkins Glen. Wine trails easily accessed. Only draw-back everything outside of park is 20 minute+ ride. But that is this region - everything is so spread out.

Visited August 2012
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Hudson Falls, New York
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116 reviews
38 attraction reviews
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“Wine tasting is always a Blast at the Seneca Lake Vineyards”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 20, 2012

A Great time experiancing wonderful wines in a beautiful place

Visited February 2012
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30 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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“Seneca Lake is Sensational in the Summer!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2011

What a beautiful Lake, surrounded by wineries, good eateries and great villages!

By Land or by "sea" - this is a MUST see!

Visited July 2011
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Brussels, Belgium
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68 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Seneca Lake - if around, look for Cowlick Farm!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2010

Among other nice places and wineries, we loved a small farm called 'Cowlick' where a very friendly owner treats you with fresh milk, cheese (sampling!) and Italian ice cream, Gelato! All milk comes his Micro-Farm. We loved this place!

Just found hies website:
http://www.winecountrycabins.com/cowlickfarm/index.htm

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