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Cooperstown Glimmerglass State Park, New York

Glimmerglass State Park

1527 County Highway 31CooperstownNew York13326
Category: Activities
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Glimmerglass State Park in Cooperstown, New York

Situated on the shores of scenic Otsego Lake, this popular park in Cooperstown, New York offers year-round fun with walking trails, hiking and biking trails, forestland, beach areas for swimming and fishing, a beaver pond, which is surrounded by abundant wildlife. In the winter, enjoy activities such as snow tubing, cross-country skiing, ice skating, ice fishing and much more. Glimmerglass State Park facilities include picnic areas, pavilions, showers, and most park amenities are ADA accessible.


Hours -

Open year round, 9am-4pm with extended summer hours.

Prices -

Vehicle entry fee for daily use is $7. Camping and some activities require additional fees.

Events -



  • Skiing & Snow Tubing
  • Hiking & Biking
  • Camping
  • Swimming
  • Fishing

Glimmerglass State Park

Glimmerglass State Park is open daily from 9am-4pm. Summer hours are 9am-9:30pm from late May through Labor Day. Beaches and campsites maintain varied hours. Call the Park Office at (607)547-8662 for more information.
Glimmerglass State Park charges a day use fee of $7 per vehicle. Camping rates range from $15-$150 per night depending on location, type and dates of stay.


What is there to do at the park?

Glimmerglass state park offers visitors a variety of outdoor activities, including fishing, hiking, swimming, picnicking, playgrounds, fishing, winter sports, camping and more.

What are good day activities to do at the park?

Beaches are a good option for daytime visitors, who can swim, fish, kayak, sunbathe, and picnic on the lakeshore. Other options include hiking, fishing and nature walks.

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