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Glimmerglass State Park

1527 County Highway 31
607-547-8662

Glimmerglass State Park, located eight miles outside the village of Cooperstown, overlooks Otsego Lake, the "Glimmerglass" of James Fenimore Cooper's Leatherstocking Tales. The rolling, partially-wooded terrain is host to a wide variety of wildlife. An uphill trail through the forest affords a spectacular view of Otsego Lake; the Beaver Pond and Woodland trails are picturesque and of interest for the variety of wildflowers, shrubs, ferns and mosses.

The Hyde Hall Mansion, Covered Bridge, and a self-guided Beaver Pond Nature Trail are within park boundaries and open to visitors. Winter visitors can go tubing, cross-country skiing, ice skating, showshoeing, snowmobiling, ice fishing, winter hiking.

Activities:

Biking
Fishing
Hiking
Ice Fishing
Ice Skating
Recreation Programs (Accessible)
X-Country Skiing

Amenities:

Campsites
Dumping Stations
Food
Nature Trails
Pavilions
Picnic Tables (Accessible)
Playgrounds
Showers
Swimming Beach (Accessible)
Tent/Trailer Sites (Accessible)

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