Watkins Glen State Park

Skip Navigation LinksHome : State Parks : Watkins Glen State Park

Hours of Operation

Park hours and facility operations are subject to change. Patrons are encouraged to contact the park directly to confirm operating hours before traveling.

  • Park is open year round.
    Vehicle entry fee collected from mid-May to November. 
  • Trails Update: The South Rim and Indian Trails are open.

    The Gorge Trail is closed for the season.

    Trail status is dependent on weather conditions. With any questions, please call the park office at 607-535-4511.

  • 2015 Swimming Season: June 20 - September 7, 11 am - 7 pm, daily

    *Dates and hours are subject to change. Visitors are strongly encouraged to contact the park office before your visit to confirm swimming is open.
  • 2015 Camping Season: 5/8 - 10/12
    Group Camp: 5/1 - 10/26

    *Please note within the camping season time frame, some loops/sites may open later or close earlier. For more details, please call the park or visit http://www.newyorkstateparks.reserveamerica.com
  • Trail Shuttle

    The trail shuttle runs 7 days a week during the summer months, and weekends only after Labor Day. It runs from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Shelters/Pavilions available May - October

    Gift Shop open year round.
  • Bow hunting for deer is permitted in season.
1009 N Franklin St
Watkins Glen, NY 14891
Phone: (607) 535-4511
Finger Lakes Region
  © 2015 New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. All rights reserved.