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Harris Hill Soaring Center

51 Soaring Hill Dr, Elmira, NY 14903-9204
+1 607-734-0641
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Great experience

Did this 5 years ago here before I joined the Army and had a lot of fun. Someone there heard my... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2016
Buffalo, New York
A July Harris Hill Visit

Ventured there again with beautiful weather and a clear view of the Chemung Valley. This is a DO... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2016
arnold t
Ithaca, New York
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51 Soaring Hill Dr, Elmira, NY 14903-9204
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Reviewed 6 August 2016

Did this 5 years ago here before I joined the Army and had a lot of fun. Someone there heard my brother was a Marine and he got to fly for free. Guides/pilots were very helpful and the views were beautiful. Even saw bald eagles...More

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Reviewed 17 July 2016

Ventured there again with beautiful weather and a clear view of the Chemung Valley. This is a DO NOT MISS if one is in the area. It is the glider capital of the Northeast. It has glider rides able to purchase, several competitions during the...More

Thank arnold t
Reviewed 5 July 2016

This is the epicenter of soaring in the USA. The airport hosts many soaring competitions during the year, and during the summer does public glider rides. I found the staff to be friendly and helpful. The prices for the rides are less expensive than expected....More

Thank Kenneth G
Reviewed 11 February 2016

Harris Hill is the glider capital of the northeast. The Soaring Center sits at the top of Harris Hill which lover looks the Chemung Vally and Chemuch river in Big Flats, NY. It's a beautiful spot to visit with a driving range, swimming pool, putt-putt...More

Thank Charles M
Reviewed 26 October 2015

I had a fantastic glider ride as a birthday present! The crew on the ground were extremely welcoming and professional. Glider flight is so elegant, with the only sound being the rush of the wind around the plane. This made it really easy to communicate...More

Thank Elspeth O
Reviewed 29 September 2015

Had my first Glider Ride Saturday with Moe as my pilot. It was outstanding. Moe went out of his way to explain soaring, piloting the plane, and let me take a brief turn at flying the Glider. It was a fantastic experience. In the fall,...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 22 September 2015 via mobile

I purchased a gift certificate for a glider ride for my fiance for his birthday. We arrived and were told he would be going up in the glider in 20-30 min. We waited after 30 min passed we were told he's next and will be...More

Thank Nicole G
Reviewed 14 September 2015

We visited Harris Hill Amusement Park and stopped to see the gliders! It was AMAZING! All of us (adults and kids) loved every minute of it! So exciting for us as we never got to see something like this coming from the big city. The...More

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 31 August 2015

Arrived at about 10:30 and were the first to fly. No thermals and it amounts to a short ride around in a circle for 100.00. No lift early in the day. NEVER GO BEFORE NOON when the air currents (Thermals are active). I brought a...More

Thank Loutwo
Reviewed 14 August 2015

Had the most wonderful experience soaring at Harris Hill Soaring Club, Elmira. Its a small club run by volunteers and they do passenger rides daily during the summers. The staff are very friendly and spent a lot of time chatting with the staff about soaring...More

Thank Prashanth R
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Response from gofishdan | Reviewed this property |
Just show up and get on the list. under a hundred bucks and the most stunning views you can imagine.