Glimmerglass State Park
Open: Open all year
Number of Sites: 37
The main camping area offers 37 wooded sites with additional overflow sites near the picnic area. The park overlooks beautiful Ostego Lake and is available for swimming. The Hyde Hall Mansion, Covered Bridge, and a self-guided Beaver Pond Nature Trail are within park boundaries and open to visitors.
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.
Winter visitors can go tubing, cross-country skiing, ice skating, showshoeing, snowmobiling, ice fishing, winter hiking.
Household pets only; caged or on a leash not more than 6 feet. Not allowed in the bathing areas.
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