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Watkins Glen State Park Campground

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“indian trail”(11 reviews)
“gorge trail”(30 reviews)
“rock formations”(5 reviews)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We camped for two nights as a group of 10 people. The campsite is very clean and well maintained. We did the Gorge trail and loved it. It is a little bit of a walk and involves climbing as well. The sights are breathtakingly beautiful....More

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Reviewed 5 February 2018

There are some curious rock formations,beautiful pools, and lots of falling water (including a waterfall that you can walk behind. Magical. It feels like a world unto itself. It's a good hike to the top.

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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Again, September and great weather was important. This park has it all. Reasonably priced. Impressive landscaping. Tons of Mother Nature. Take the guided tour through the Gorge to understand what you are looking at.

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Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

A great place to see and take loads of photos. It's listed as 11/2 mile long from end to end, but there are 880 steps to climb up or down. You need to be a comfortable walker, one who is used to being challenged. The...More

2  Thank Edward T
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the Watkins Glen State park campgrounds. The grounds were nice and well kept. We had people continually cut right thru our site while we were there to head to the bathrooms instead of going around. The bathrooms were kept stocked. The showers...More

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24 January 2018|
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Response from Edward T | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. I haven't been to the cabins.
5 September 2017|
Response from debra b | Reviewed this property |
We were in the cuyahoga circle and the train came thru both nights we were there. Which was Sunday and Monday night. It was about 4 in the morning. It wasn't terribly loud for where we were but you definitely heard it!!!
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"This is NOT a hotel. It's a state park."
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"We camped in Watkins Glen State Park...gorgeous spot."
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"Recommend Tuscarora Loop. 266 & 265 are on the grassy field, w/ shaded areas. 270 & 271 don't..."
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"The Onondaga sites have a direct path to the Gorge trail - do not choose the site right next to the access..."
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