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Gilbert Lake State Park

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Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Gilbert Lake is a huge campground about 30 minutes from Cooperstown and a 20 minutes from Oneonta. On a recent visit in July, we stayed in the Deer Run area. This area, located at the same level as the lake, and is more wooded than...More

3  Thank Ray G
Reviewed 12 July 2017

We camped in a tent Gilbert Lake for 2 nights. My family loved it! The bathrooms were clean all day. We had stayed the year before at Glimmerglass and the bathrooms there were disgusting unless you used it at 6am, right after cleaning. The only...More

2  Thank Marcela F
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

The cabins and the lake are the perfect combo of relaxation and beauty ... Friendly hands on staff and impeccable property maintenance! Look forward to our trip each year for the Rat Snake. Amazing scenery and facility which includes a pig roast at the Lake...More

Thank JC C
Reviewed 6 June 2017

OK, so from full disclosure standpoint I have been going to Gilbert Lake since I was 3 months old back in 1967. I suppose that might bias me but on the other hand, something must keep me coming back for 50 years! Gilbert Lake was...More

5  Thank David S
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

This a really nice place to go and enjoy fall colors. Hike around the lake is easy. Has some interesting building around the lake. There is a museum about the Civilian Conservation Corp, which did much of the construction at this State Park. I have...More

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"great place to pitch a tent"
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"Book cabins well in advance for popular dates!"
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"Funny this review is arranged as for a hotel!!"
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"If you want to read in a cabin, bring a lamp and an extension cord. Ask for mousetraps at check in. Ask how..."
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