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Watkins Glen State Park

1009 N Franklin St, Watkins Glen, NY 14891-1432
+1 607-535-4511
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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” (304 reviews)
“gorge trail” (695 reviews)
“main entrance” (191 reviews)
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1009 N Franklin St, Watkins Glen, NY 14891-1432
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"indian trail"
in 304 reviews
"gorge trail"
in 695 reviews
"main entrance"
in 191 reviews
"south entrance"
in 67 reviews
"shuttle bus"
in 111 reviews
"bring water"
in 53 reviews
"natural wonder"
in 67 reviews
"walk up"
in 73 reviews
"rock formations"
in 86 reviews
"take your time"
in 84 reviews
"beautiful hike"
in 75 reviews
"hiking shoes"
in 46 reviews
"every turn"
in 55 reviews
"bring your camera"
in 59 reviews
"mother nature"
in 44 reviews
"stone steps"
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"walked down"
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Reviewed yesterday

One of the great walks- easy and very rewarding. The Gorge Trail offers the traveler many waterfalls and cascades - great spots for photography.

Thank festive2008
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Absolutely stunning! Lots of stairs. A waterfall around every corner! A photographer's dream location.

Thank Martha W
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It's hard to add anything meaningful to what everyone else has said here. But I wanted to just echo others' praise of this magical place. I've traveled widely internationally. Within the U.S. I've seen the Grand Canyon, Niagara Falls, and many other natural wonders. After...More

1  Thank Clavicle44
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Bushkill Falls in PA is a beautiful, scenic hike. But this was the most beautiful hike we have ever taken. The waterfalls are amazing. Breathtaking and picturesque are the two best adjectives I can use to describe its beauty. Definitely a must-see.

Thank 2TravelLuvers
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Watkins Glen trails may be closed fully or partially sometimes. So a call in advance to park office would save the disappointment. It is a nice serene attraction for all the ages. there are many steps to climb up and down but not very tiring....More

1  Thank 662vikasp
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A fabulous place for anyone to hike young or old. Some parts are very steep so just take your time. Excellent area to take pictures. Go early and beat the crowds.

Thank Mar4444
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Always beautiful! Every time you go you will see something new. Great beautiful walk to enjoys natures beauty.

Thank Emily W
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is one of the most beautiful park I've ever been to. You follow the waterfalls as you walk along the gorge. My suggestion would be to start at the upper entrance of the park start there and walk down the gorge then it will...More

Thank Anlisa
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Incredible, dramatic canyons. Walt the Gorge trail, Prepare to get a little wet. You must be in reasonable shape!

Thank selectexpediting
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Beautiful, breath taking, and well maintained. The Gorges and waterfalls are just amazing. I would recommend for anyone who loves nature and scenery. We went a a slightly rainy day and still had a ball.

Thank LoriW30
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terrycervi
13 May 2018|
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Response from laukhuff | Reviewed this property |
I honestly don’t know but try calling the park. The number is 1-607-535-4511 Hope this helps. Enjoy your day.
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Natasha L
10 May 2018|
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Response from NJnatives | Reviewed this property |
Not really, too many stairs to view the best areas.
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