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Re: Watkins Glen State Park - June 2018
« Reply #30 on: July 27, 2017, 01:03:05 PM »
are we supposed to be booking for this for 2018?

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Re: Watkins Glen State Park - June 2018
« Reply #31 on: July 31, 2017, 07:17:38 PM »
justchillin: yes, 2018. Reservations go quickly because there is only one electric loop in the park. I believe we want the sites from 76-99 if possible as they are the flat part of the loop (if memory is correct). The other side of the loop is hilly. And farther from the bathhouse/closer to the playground (noise from kids playing).

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Re: Watkins Glen State Park - June 2018
« Reply #32 on: August 08, 2017, 10:06:47 AM »
NYS no longer charges an out of state premium. The residents pay the same now. :'(

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Re: Watkins Glen State Park - June 2018
« Reply #33 on: August 14, 2017, 01:15:15 PM »
I just checked out the reservation link for this one. Looks like we can book 9 months prior to the date.  So by my calcs, that means Sept 18. 

Gary or Barb - are my calculations correct? I want to make sure that I put it the calendar so I remember  ;D
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Re: Watkins Glen State Park - June 2018
« Reply #34 on: August 16, 2017, 10:27:06 PM »
That sounds right. You can always reserve for a few days ahead of when you want to be there and after 15 days change the ressie to start on the actual day you want to arrive (If that's still allowed. Please check the rules for clarification).

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Re: Watkins Glen State Park - June 2018
« Reply #35 on: August 23, 2017, 01:37:31 PM »
The time is near. So much to do!! Corning Glass kids are free!

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Re: Watkins Glen State Park - June 2018
« Reply #36 on: August 28, 2017, 03:08:27 PM »
Just looking to see the interest in going and what people would like to do or see.  Thanks  :chief:

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Re: Watkins Glen State Park - June 2018
« Reply #37 on: August 28, 2017, 03:56:23 PM »
2Happy Campers is in! And looking forward to the trip.  We like wine tasting, Corning, racetrack tours, basically any and all activities.

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Re: Watkins Glen State Park - June 2018
« Reply #38 on: September 03, 2017, 12:17:03 PM »
We are in for a week... two weekends
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Re: Watkins Glen State Park - June 2018
« Reply #39 on: September 03, 2017, 04:14:28 PM »
Our plan is to camp for a week also.  Not sure yet what we would like to do.  Definitely want to fish/kayak the lake.
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Re: Watkins Glen State Park - June 2018
« Reply #40 on: September 07, 2017, 09:48:00 AM »
The time is near!!   For all those hedging on distance a comparison. From Valley Forge, PA is is 4hrs. 1/2 hour longer than going to Raystown lake a couple years ago. Other than the last 17 miles all expressway.

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Re: Watkins Glen State Park - June 2018
« Reply #41 on: September 07, 2017, 04:22:48 PM »
Thingette1 you mention #76-99, but it looks like the rally is suggesting the loop upto #74
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justchillin: yes, 2018. Reservations go quickly because there is only one electric loop in the park. I believe we want the sites from 76-99 if possible as they are the flat part of the loop (if memory is correct). The other side of the loop is hilly. And farther from the bathhouse/closer to the playground (noise from kids playing).

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Re: Watkins Glen State Park - June 2018
« Reply #42 on: September 07, 2017, 07:30:41 PM »
Anywhere in the Mohawk loop works
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Re: Watkins Glen State Park - June 2018
« Reply #43 on: September 08, 2017, 08:51:59 AM »

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Re: Watkins Glen State Park - June 2018
« Reply #44 on: September 10, 2017, 07:52:19 PM »
Thingette1 you mention #76-99, but it looks like the rally is suggesting the loop upto #74
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Justchillin: all the sites should work for you. I suggest 76-104 because that is the flatter side of the loop. The lower numbers are up and down hill.

 

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