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Watkins Glen State Park

1009 North Franklin Street, Watkins Glen, NY 14891
+1 607-535-4511
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Do not miss this one.....

I highly recommend not to miss this park. we came with our 3 kids (14,12 & 8) and we all had great... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Newton, Massachusetts
Beautiful with LOTS OF STEP

Beautiful park, lots of waterfalls and natural rock formations. Great area for outdoors... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Hillsborough, New Jersey
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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
+1 607-535-4511
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Reviewed yesterday

I highly recommend not to miss this park. we came with our 3 kids (14,12 & 8) and we all had great time. Parked at the main entrance (the cost is $8, keep the receipt if you are planning to visit another state park that...More

Thank theCitizen1975
Reviewed yesterday

Beautiful park, lots of waterfalls and natural rock formations. Great area for outdoors enthusiasts or photographers. Lots of steps. Lots. My suggestion is that you go in at the Upper Entrance and walk down. There is a shuttle between the two for $5 to get...More

Thank Rich_C313
Reviewed yesterday

This was my first visit. Loved hiking through the gorge and seeing the beautiful falls! There are snack bars near the pool and at the top of the gorge trail. After our hike, we went for a swim at the Olympic sized pool. Great facilities....More

Thank Maria C
Reviewed 2 days ago

Be ready to get wet. Semi-slippery with lots of steps. Great views of falls and water traveling thru the glen.

Thank Jim L
Reviewed 2 days ago

We went around 4:30 in the afternoon. The day before it had poured rain so the steps were slippery but we had sneakers. It was a beautiful time of day for the reflection of the sun. We took Gorge trail up and the waterfalls and...More

Thank Susan P
Reviewed 2 days ago

This hike is 3 miles roundtrip and well worth it, especially after recent rain. It's not too strenuous, either. We did the Gorge trail up and the Indian trail down. I would do the Gorge trail both ways, unless you are in a hurry, in...More

Thank Gailyn63
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

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

Thank stajka
Reviewed 3 days ago 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 3 days ago 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 3 days ago

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
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Meir B
15 August 2017|
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Response from Rachel W | Reviewed this property |
Around 8:00am I believe there are two opens to go through
5 August 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.
5 August 2017|
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Response from Carla b | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure. You can call.