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Best Tent Camping: New York State
by Aaron Starmer, Catharine Starmer, & Timothy Starmer (Menasha Ridge Press)
© Aaron Starmer, Catharine Starmer, & Timothy Starmer/Menasha Ridge Press. All Rights Reserved.
Absolutely not to be missed. If you love waterfalls, you've found a treasure at Watkins Glen. We come here several times during the year. Spring is our favorite time to come, as you're likely to enjoy a torrent of water spilling over the many falls. You must be able to climb stairs. It's a constant upward climb, with plenty of places along the way to rest and enjoy the views.
My advise: don't go in open toe shoes, higher heels or sandles. Even sneakers can get soggy. I prefer my hiking boots; water resistant is best, as the stairs accumulate mud and puddles from the cascading water. I always wear a light jacket and hat in the early spring. The spray from the falls can leave you a bit soggy : - )
Waterfalls and the occasional rainbow during the sunnier days. Spectacular!
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