Watkins Glen, New York is perfectly located for an adventure into the best of the state’s national parks, woodlands, and natural scenery. Nearby Watkins Glen State Park is actually one of the most famous and beloved of the Finger Lakes parks and is a great place for dusting off those hiking boots and treading through the woodland.
Those who are not particularly fond of hiking, or who wish to forget about their aches and pains from trekking at the end of the day will be pleased to discover that there are many wineries and vineyards scattered throughout the area that surrounds Watkins Glen. As a matter of fact, the area is located on the much loved Seneca Wine Trail, so whether you are partial to a red or a white vino, there are plenty of places to experiment nearby or to pick up a unique souvenir for those at home.
For hiking options in the area, consider trekking through the famous Watkins Glen State Park past waterfalls and woodlands, or the lesser known but equally beautiful Watkins Glen Gorge Trail and Rainbow Falls. Watkins Glen’s Lakeside Park is a great place to enjoy the peaceful country atmosphere with all the family and prepare a picnic as the little ones play on the playground.
Spring and fall are the best times for visiting Watkins Glen, as the temperatures are warm enough to be outside for extended periods, yet without being too humid to make walking and trekking an uncomfortable experience.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Watkins Glen. The warmest months in Watkins Glen are April and August, when temperatures reach 92 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to -4 ˚F. The wettest month in Watkins Glen is May with 4.52 inches of rain, while the driest month is December with 0.68 inches of rain.
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