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About Watkins Glen State Park
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ADA Accessible
Alcohol Allowed
Drinking Water
Electric Hookups
Fires Allowed
Firewood Available
No Market
Pets Allowed
Phone Service
Picnic Table
Sanitary Dump
Sewer Hookups
Trash Available
Water Hookups
Watkins Glen State Park is located in New York
42.37 N
-76.881 W
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46 Reviews of Watkins Glen State Park
The hiking!

The Gorge Trail was amazing! So beautiful! Nice big sites, shaded. Clean bathrooms.

Watkins glen

This place is amazing. Very popular, not great for a time to relax but is good for a new destination! Also has a cute town to look through!

Great hiking and great site

Very clean site and bathrooms. Easy to navigate. Close to the walking trails as well as town in case you forget anything.

Lovely wooded campsites.

Dogs are allowed but they are not allowed on the gorge trail. I’m ok with this I just wish I had know before we got there.

There is a huge new playground for the kids and lots of area to walk around the loops if you don’t want to hike the gorge trail.

The campsites are great and are all tree lined giving to a bit of privacy. As much as you get in campgrounds.

Shady, quiet, nice.

Great spot. Close to town and the gorge.

Best of both Worlds- Don’t miss the Gorge

Large campground on top of the Glen directly outside the town of Watkins Glen.

The gorge itself is one of the most impressive natural features on the East Coast, and is a short walk from the campground.

You can also walk down into town from either the Visitors Center or the campground, making dining and a few bars accessible.

The Seneca lake area has dozens of waterfalls, natural gorges and hundreds of wineries, breweries and distilleries in the area.

Something for everyone

Great state park.

Nice variety of sites. Wonderful bathouses. Amazing hike through the Glen. It's a must see.


Bathrooms were clean. The site was huge, the campfire ring was lovely. The gorge trail is absolutely amazing- beautiful waterfalls!! Quiet hours were honored even by the crazy Nascar fans (we were there race weekend)! Great time had here! Highly recommend!!

Beautiful waterfalls and hikes

Watkins Glen was absolutely beautiful. The sites are quite wooded with plenty of space in between. We stayed in a 30 ft. motorhome, and the roads within the campground were kind of tight to get through with trees and curves. The gorge trail is a MUST. Definitely go check this campsite out!

waterfalls, lake, wine

the waterfalls are incredible and the hiking is absolutely amazing. the lake is very close for a beach day and the sunsets over the lake are breathtaking. oh! and don’t forget all the wineries!