NY.gov Portal State Agency Listing
NYSOPRHP

Watkins Glen State Park

Skip Navigation LinksHome : State Parks : Watkins Glen State Park

Watkins Glen State Park is the most famous of the Finger Lakes State Parks, with a reputation for leaving visitors spellbound. Within two miles, the glen's stream descends 400 feet past 200-foot cliffs, generating 19 waterfalls along its course. The gorge path winds over and under waterfalls and through the spray of Cavern Cascade. Rim trails overlook the gorge. Campers and day-visitors can enjoy the Olympic-size pool, scheduled summer tours through the gorge, tent and trailer campsites, picnic facilities and excellent fishing in nearby Seneca Lake or Catherine Creek, which is renowned for its annual spring run of rainbow trout.

Must See!
This park supports the federally-threatened Leedy's roseroot wildflower.

 





 

 

Pets

Household pets only; caged or on a leash not more than 6 feet. Written proof of rabies inoculation. Not allowed in pool area or on the Gorge Trail.  For campers, if your site allows pets, there is a two-pet maximum.

Contact Information Route 14
Watkins Glen, NY 14891
Phone: (607) 535-4511
Finger Lakes Region
Event Highlights
View All Events for
Watkins Glen State Park
  © 2014 New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. All rights reserved.