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Winter Recreation

Don't let the cold weather stop you from having a blast in Watkins Glen! There's so much to do and see, you'll never get bored.

Whether you're into outdoor fun, cozy drinks, or dazzling lights, you'll find something to suit your taste. Watkins Glen is the perfect place to enjoy the winter wonderland and create some amazing memories.


Take on the Trails

The Finger Lakes offers miles and miles of public trails for winter hiking, cross country skiing, snowshoeing and trail biking. Snow covered landscapes are waiting for you to come out and explore. Our professional concierge can help connect you with equipment rental and the best local parks.

This is your chance to marvel at the spectacular frozen falls of Watkins Glen State Park, located a just few minutes down the road from our hotel. 


Hit the Slopes

Bristol Mountain Resort offers outdoor adventure to downhill skiiers and other snow sport enthusiasts. 


Winter Wine Tasting

Wineries on the Seneca Lake Wine Trail are open for business all year round. What better way to melt away winter's chill than by sampling award-winning Finger Lakes wines?


Watkins Glen State Park, Finger Lakes National Forest, Catharine Valley TrailSugar Hill State Forest, and the Finger Lakes Trail offer just a few of the amazing Finger Lakes hiking trails surrounding Watkins Glen, NY. There is so much natural beauty to explore, making the Finger Lakes a must for outdoor enthusiasts of all skill levels.
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 Waterfalls abound in the Finger Lakes Region and some of the top New York State waterfalls can be found in and around Watkins Glen! Don't miss the famous Gorge Trail where you can take in 19 waterfalls, ultimately leading to the iconic Rainbow Falls. Be sure to have your camera handy!

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