Imagine 19 stunning waterfalls cascading through moss and fern covered canyons, past pools and caverns. Climb through rocky caves, up stone staircases and bridges that seem to float on the canyon edge. Is this a fairytale? The elven kingdom of Rivendale? Even better, it’s Watkins Glen State Park, one of the most beautiful State Parks in the country. Hiking the Watkins Glen Gorge trail is the absolute must-do hike when visiting this stunning park.
This complete guide to hiking the Watkins Glen Gorge Trail covers everything you need when it comes to planning your visit. Keep reading for information to make the most out of your visit including parking, crowds, campgrounds and hotels, and of course all information you need to hike the Gorge Trail itself.