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Watkins Glen State Park

19 named waterfalls and numerous other cascades and plunges make Watkins Glen State Park a waterfall-lover’s must see!

When one hears the Name “Watkins Glen”, they may think of racing at Watkins Glen International or taking a a drive through wine country along Seneca Lake. But if you’re a fan of New York waterfalls, then you think of Watkins Glen State Park! Home to 19 waterfalls, Watkins Glen State Park offers something for everyone! From photographers to hikers to those looking for a new camping or picnic site, this state park has it all!

When one hears the Name “Watkins Glen”, they may think of racing at Watkins Glen International or taking a a drive through wine country along Seneca Lake. But if you’re a fan of New York waterfalls, then you think of Watkins Glen State Park! Home to 19 waterfalls, Watkins Glen State Park offers something for everyone! From photographers to hikers to those looking for a new camping or picnic site, this state park has it all!

Among the many waterfalls, the most photographed is Rainbow Falls. The iconic image of the falls next to the stone bridge can be found almost everywhere when searching for New York State waterfalls. The oft-photographed falls are also widely written about and showcased in books and websites. Most notably, Owl Gorge Productions has done a tremendous job at producing YouTube videos, television broadcasts, and books about Watkins Glen and the surrounding area.

waterfall and stone bridge
Rainbow Falls and Triple Cascade

 

In addition to the waterfalls at the State Park, there are a number of waterfalls nearby that are easily visited. Templar Falls, Shequaga Falls, Hector Falls, and Havana Glen are just a handful of the waterfalls found here. Visitors to our website can find more falls close to these locations by scrolling to the bottom of the page where the next closest locations are given.
While visiting, don’t forget that the Finger Lakes Region is also home to a great number of wineries. Find your

For more information on New York State waterfall locations, please visit out New York waterfall map.

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