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Watkins Glen State Park Campground

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Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

This is probably one of the coolest places I've ever visited in my life. Actually walking under waterfalls is incomparable. If you're in Watkins Glen for any reason, you owe it to yourself to walk the Gorge.

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Reviewed 23 July 2017

My friend and I hiked the gorge trail from top to bottom. I remembered my water, but forgot my hat, a serious error. I'm also just recovering from a 5-year-long disability that had me mostly stuck in a chair, so I was in horrible shape...More

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Reviewed 21 July 2017

We camped here for 2 nights (July 17 and 18). We got an electric sight in the Mohawk area. Nice big site! The first night we had a pesky skunk outside of our tent trying to get into one of our coolers and picking at...More

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Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

We have stayed at the campground in the Mohawk section. Always stay near the rest rooms. I book 9 months out because it is hard to get reservations here. Very popular campground. Not only are the sites nice but the restroom seems well taken care...More

1  Thank S L
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Multiple sets of varied and beautiful falls along a 1-2 mile path, gradually dropping in elevation. There are segments when you'll get a little wet. Path can be crowded during peak season. Great photo opportunities. We walked back up via a different route. Two entry...More

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Response from Edward T | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. I haven't been to the cabins.
4 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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