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Re: Watkins Glen State Park - June 2018
« Reply #15 on: January 02, 2017, 09:36:56 AM »
no, I don't think so.  We need to book this year to go next year, it will sell out quickly.
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Re: Watkins Glen State Park - June 2018
« Reply #16 on: January 05, 2017, 07:54:44 AM »
We can start booking 9 months in advance. So in September 2017 we need to start trying. This is a premium park (was number 3 in the country in a USA Today poll) so it fills up fast. Gary

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Re: Watkins Glen State Park - June 2018
« Reply #17 on: January 26, 2017, 01:28:35 PM »
Corning Glass Museum is right down the road and children and students are free.

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Re: Watkins Glen State Park - June 2018
« Reply #18 on: March 11, 2017, 03:49:33 PM »
Keeping this one in mind, close eye on thread

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Re: Watkins Glen State Park - June 2018
« Reply #19 on: March 22, 2017, 09:21:11 PM »
Let us know, want to go too

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Re: Watkins Glen State Park - June 2018
« Reply #20 on: March 27, 2017, 10:17:48 AM »
This park made the top 10 parks in the country. It was the second most visited park in NY. It books up fast.

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Re: Watkins Glen State Park - June 2018
« Reply #21 on: March 27, 2017, 03:08:19 PM »
Several months prior to this camping trip, we will be planning a group winery tour with a bus if there is enough interest.


We will also be planing a group hiking the beautiful Gorge where 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.

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Re: Watkins Glen State Park - June 2018
« Reply #22 on: May 12, 2017, 09:23:34 AM »
We are planning a day trip to Niagara Falls (New York side) during the week, less than 3 hours away and the kids have never been there.
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Re: Watkins Glen State Park - June 2018
« Reply #23 on: May 12, 2017, 10:56:45 AM »
Just to confirm,  the camping dates are June 19-26, 2018 and we can start booking on Sept 19, 2017?
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Re: Watkins Glen State Park - June 2018
« Reply #24 on: May 12, 2017, 11:24:20 AM »
August 31 start checking.

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Re: Watkins Glen State Park - June 2018
« Reply #25 on: June 07, 2017, 11:45:13 AM »
Check these out. For the kids and kids at heart. Kind of like Knoebels. Only 35 minutes away.       eldridgepark.org         www.harrishillamusements.com   
 

This 1890s Looff carousel was originally brought to Eldridge Park in 1924 by Bob Long. In the late 1980s, the carousel was dismantled and the animals were sold off at auction, leaving only the motor behind. Through the efforts of the Eldridge Park Carousel Preservation Society, this majestic ride was restored and reopened in 2006. It is one of the few remaining carousels in the world with a working ring feeder.

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Re: Watkins Glen State Park - June 2018
« Reply #26 on: June 13, 2017, 09:49:18 AM »
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Our Saltonstall Animal Room features unique habitats from around the world organized according to amphibians, reptiles and fish. These habitats focus not just on the animals, but also on the environments in which they are found. Experience a tropical rainforest with some mysterious green tree pythons. Check out the beautiful yet invasive red lionfish suspended within a North Carolina shipwreck. Or explore the wildlife found in your own backyard in the New York Natives gallery, plus even more amazing animals.

Our saltwater Tidepool Touch Tank features marine invertebrates such as Forbes Sea Stars, Flat clawed Hermit Crabs, Channeled Whelks, and Horseshoe Crabs.

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Re: Watkins Glen State Park - June 2018
« Reply #28 on: July 14, 2017, 10:43:56 AM »
Eldridge park carousel is also one of the faster spinning ones left AND you can still catch rings like Knoebels does.
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Re: Watkins Glen State Park - June 2018
« Reply #29 on: July 14, 2017, 11:50:33 AM »
One of 6 "high speed" carousel left and the only one operating.

 

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