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Glimmerglass State Park

1527 County Highway 31, Cooperstown, NY 13326-4221
+1 607-547-8662
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Glimmerglass in March

While going up to Cooperstown for a quick weekend we stopped at Glimmerglass State Park. Looks like... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2018
jenacc151017
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Hauppauge, New York
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We visited in winter and did some hiking, walked the grounds around Hyde hall and enjoyed watching... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2018
wperruna
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Hurley, New York
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  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
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“covered bridge” (23 reviews)
“hiking trails” (12 reviews)
“hyde hall” (14 reviews)
LOCATION
1527 County Highway 31, Cooperstown, NY 13326-4221
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+1 607-547-8662
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"covered bridge"
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"hiking trails"
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"beautiful beach"
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"concession stand"
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"baseball hall of fame"
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"camping area"
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"nice afternoon"
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"spent the afternoon"
in 2 reviews
"beaver pond"
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"upstate ny"
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"walleye"
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"worth the effort"
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"hike"
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"picnic"
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

While going up to Cooperstown for a quick weekend we stopped at Glimmerglass State Park. Looks like it is a gorgeous park whereby camping in the spring, summer, fall would be a great trip. The park was pretty deserted the weekend we went and there...More

1  Thank jenacc151017
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Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

We visited in winter and did some hiking, walked the grounds around Hyde hall and enjoyed watching those ice fishing on the lake. You can camp here if you bring your own tent in designated areas. In warmer months it has a beach, basketball courts,...More

2  Thank wperruna
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Reviewed 15 November 2017

Was in the village of Cooperstown and decided to spend an afternoon hiking at this park that is just north of the village. Visited in the first week of October and entry for day visits to the park was free! Facilities were open by the...More

1  Thank WestRouge
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

We camped here Induction Weekend for 3 nights (got the last spot) and were very glad we did. Conveniently located to town but in a scenic, rural area. We didn't swim, but saw lots that did. Also has a historic site, Hyde Hall, as well...More

Thank jkfhope
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

We continue to be impressed by the excellent conditions of the NYS campgrounds. GSP is less than 10 miles from Cooperstown, NY, so book early because it fills up quickly in the Summer. Perfect for a family get together or romantic getaway. Sites are secluded...More

Thank notafoodcritic16
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

Nice Park by the water, there are benches and a nice waterfront area and large rolling lawn down to the waters edge

Thank P C
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

My mother and I arrived for a few days of relaxation and truly enjoyed the change of color on the trees. Absolutely breathe taking!

Thank SueGarrett3411
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

Worth the effort to drive through this park in order to appreciate the preservation of this gorgeous lake from overdevelopment. The views of the lake here are probably nit much changed from the 18th C. We visited on a sleepy Saturday morning at end of...More

Thank Kathy H
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Reviewed 21 September 2017

This was our second camping visit. This is a small campground with only 39 sites. All have 30 Amp service. It's hard to pick a site. There are really no bad ones. The grounds are beautifully maintained. Sites have lush lawns with crushed stone pads...More

Thank Jack N
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

This little park is gorgeous in upstate NY. Minutes from the heart of Cooperstown, I imagine this would be a great place to camp. However, I was just visiting for the day with friends. We swam in the lake which was nice but dirty --...More

Thank Katie G
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kimpacheco84
7 September 2017|
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Response from GaryfromChevyChase | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we encountered folks walking dogs while we were hiking
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Donna D
30 July 2017|
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Response from jcarp2103 | Reviewed this property |
There is a $7 per car charge for day use of the beach and park. There is lots of parking, nice picnic area with grills, a couple of different playgrounds, snack bar, and very clean and large bathrooms & changing rooms... More
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cray12016
5 September 2016|
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Response from Terri B | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can kayak
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