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Glimmerglass State Park

1527 County Highway 31, Cooperstown, NY 13326-4221
+1 607-547-8662
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Nice Scenery, Okay Lake

This little park is gorgeous in upstate NY. Minutes from the heart of Cooperstown, I imagine this... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Katie G
James Fenimore Cooper's view of Glimmerglass

There is more to see in Cooperstown, New York, that the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Taylor B
Chicago, Illinois
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1527 County Highway 31, Cooperstown, NY 13326-4221
+1 607-547-8662

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Reviewed 3 days ago

This little park is gorgeous in upstate NY. Minutes from the heart of Cooperstown, I imagine this would be a great place to camp. However, I was just visiting for the day with friends. We swam in the lake which was nice but dirty --...More

Thank Katie G
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is more to see in Cooperstown, New York, that the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. Glimmerglass State Park is a 593-acre state park located at 1527 County Highway 31 north of Cooperstown, in Otsego County, mostly within the town of Springfield. Located...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great area for young children! Beach area and two playgrounds within 100 yards will keep the kids Happy and therefore the parents excited to come back. Spend the day or camp overnight. Only $7 a carload.

Thank William M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited two times in six days while enjoying my son's baseball tournament. This park has something for everyone. Pack a large picnic basket and spend some time here. The walking trails near Clark Hall are perfect. What a magnificent park!

Thank FarmingtonAttorney
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The beach was nice. The trails were well taken care off Went on a bus trip and this was one of the stops. We went to see Hyde Hall Historic Mansion which is in this park. The views from the Mansion were beautiful. I would...More

Thank creativeworld
Reviewed 15 August 2017

It was the most beautiful place with the mountains and the crystal clear lake. We hiked and saw a lot of animals not native to Florida

Thank jrcg8tor
Reviewed 11 August 2017

We attended a wonderful event at Glimmerglen as part of the Baseball Hall of Fame weekend. This was held in a large tent erected for the occasion.

Thank Jack F
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This state park, along Lake Otsego, offers terrific hiking trails with wonderful views and a great sand beach, with lots of other recreational and picnic options.

Thank GaryfromChevyChase
Reviewed 24 July 2017

This is a beautiful state park and it was only minutes from our bed and breakfast. The park is very clean and well-maintained. It is very peaceful and scenic.

Thank Kim S
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Perfect place to spend a family day! Great beach, gorgeous views, and clean bathrooms! Lots of trails for walking, beautiful picture areas with tables and grills, and really nice playgrounds!!!! We visit a few times every summer and have for many years....

Thank jcarp2103
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8 September 2017|
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Response from GaryfromChevyChase | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we encountered folks walking dogs while we were hiking
Donna D
31 July 2017|
Response from jcarp2103 | Reviewed this property |
There is a $7 per car charge for day use of the beach and park. There is lots of parking, nice picnic area with grills, a couple of different playgrounds, snack bar, and very clean and large bathrooms & changing rooms... More
5 September 2016|
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Response from Terri B | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can kayak