- TripBuzz found 73 things to do with kids in or near Watkins Glen, New York, including 64 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Ithaca, Elmira, Corning and Horseheads.
- From Summit to Stream Adventures to Clute Park Campground, the Watkins Glen area offers 48 different types of family activities, including: National & State Parks, Boat Tours, Camping Site and Farms & Ranches.
- The Watkins Glen State Park is the scenic home to the glacial Finger Lakes located on Seneca Lake in Watkins Glen, New York. There are many parks and trails to explore make hiking a popular pastime for residents and guests. Another popular attraction is the Watkins Glen International, which is one of the premier road racing tracks in the U.S.
Summit to Stream Adventures is an outdoor adventure guide service that leads fly fishing, steelhead and salmon fishing, charter fishing, and and kayak and canoe services. The business features an experienced and knowledgeable staff.
Spanning 35 acres, Clute Park Campground runs along Seneca Lake and provides a boat launch into the lake. The park has areas for soccer, baseball and tennis as well as picnic areas, a skate park and playground.
The centerpiece of the park in which it is found, the Gorge at Watkins Glen State Park was created by the glaciers immediately after the Ice Age. It is basically a 400 foot-deep narrow cut in the earth, through which several waterfalls pass.
The Watkins Glen State Park is the most popular in the Finger Lakes area, because it has a 400 foot-deep gorge, which forms 19 waterfalls. Among the amenities in here can be mentioned the picnic areas, the pavilions, the camping sites, and the playgrounds.
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For 20 consecutive years, the Watkins Glen International has hosted the United States Grand Prix. Now it hosts 2 NASCAR Series, the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series, the U.S. Vintage Grand Prix, and the Finger Lakes Wine Festival.