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Explore Watkins Glen

Schuyler County has at least 35 waterfalls available to the public for viewing, selfies and – in some cases – interactive opportunities. In the State Park, hikers walk behind and sometimes through waterfalls. There are also many, many unnamed waterfalls along Route 14 between Watkins Glen and Montour Falls and along Route 414, going north out of Watkins Glen. These waterfalls flow and freeze, demonstrating Mother Nature’s prowess and power!

Points of Interest

Fun fact: SheQuaGa Falls, in Montour Falls, makes a cameo appearance in the opening credits of the Hallmark Murder Mystery Series, Real Murders: An Aurora Teagarden Mystery and is pictured in a sketch that hangs in the Louvre.

Enjoy an elegant meal aboard the luxurious Seneca Legacy, a sightseeing excursion by Captain Bills Seneca Lake Cruises. From dinner to lunch to cocktails or an entertainment cruise, Captain Bill and his crew will provide an elegant dining experience with magnificent views along Seneca Lake.

The Finger Lakes National Forest is nestled between Seneca and Cayuga Lakes, just a few minutes drive from downtown Watkins Glen. The park is one of three national forests in the Northeast and the only one in New York State - covering over 16,000 acres.