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Old 07-04-2011, 11:50 AM   #1
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Finger Lakes Campgrounds?

We have a 30' Excella and would like to camp in the Finger Lakes area eg. Watkins Glen N.Y. for a week. Some friends will accompany us in the Road Trek.
Would anyone have advice on an attractive campground in the area.
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Old 07-04-2011, 12:53 PM   #2
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I wouldn't say it is particularly attractive, but a very convenient campsite that we have used is run by teh city right in downtown Watkins Glen - lots of pullthru sites with full hookups. It is part of a park/marina complex and steps from the lake and downtown. We use it as a good "base" when touring the Finger Lakes Area.

For a more attractive, but a little less convenient location, the Watkins Glen State Park is excellent. You can walk trails right to the gorge with all its waterfalls.

We generally wind up visiting Ithaca and Corning when we are down that way.


A word of caution - the campgrounds in WG are often fully booked if there is race activity on the weekends.


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Old 07-04-2011, 01:00 PM   #3
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Hi Brian & Janet,
I do not personally know of any but am sure some of the New York Finger Lakes Unit members would know. You can either track them down using your WBCCI Directory - Melissa Fowler is the current Unit President or contact me off-line and I will give you her email address. Not sure if she is at the Du Quoin Rally or not.

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We stayed at the Watkins Glen KOA and it was just as expected - just what we were looking for between boondocking stays.

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Spent some enjoyable time here.....Sampson State Park - NYS Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation
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Hickory Hill CG in Bath was very nice. Close to many winerys and the town is close to Keuka Lake. Sal.
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Thanks

I appreciate the advice and information that each of you spoke of. Thank you as well for your immediate response.
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