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  • InDestinations, New York

    Hiking the Stunning Watkins Glen Gorge Trail

    a view of rainbow falls from the watkins Glen Gorge Trail.
    The Stunning Watkins Glen Gorge Trail

    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 the Watkins Glen Gorge Trail in Watkins Glen State Park, one of the most beautiful State Parks in the country!

    This complete guide to visiting Watkins Glen State Park and 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.

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    InDestinations, New York

    The Best Hikes in Minnewaska State Park New York

    Less than 2 hours from NYC and Albany, Minnewaska State Park is the perfect day trip to escape the big city chaos. The park features the stunning waterfalls, dramatic cliffs, and year-round recreation. Minnewaska is a beautiful introduction to the natural wonders of the Empire State. Interested? Keep reading for…