Playgrounds

Enjoy the fresh air and sunshine while the kids play! There are a number of playgrounds in the area.

► Clute Memorial Park

155 S. Clute Park Drive, Watkins Glen, NY 14891

Clute Memorial Park's lakefront location offers plenty of space and opportunity for play. The playground is fun for all ages with swings, a merry-go-round, slides, and more. Plus there are picnic tables, charcoal grills, a bathhouse, seasonal swimming with a lifeguard on duty, and even a pavilion.  Parking is $5 on weekends and holidays. Weekdays are free. Click here to learn more.

► Havana Glen Park

135 Havana Glen Road, Montour Falls, NY 14865

Havana Glen is perhaps best known for the stunning Eagle Cliff Falls - a beautiful, amphitheater-style rock formation with a waterfall tumbling over its edge. A short walk from the parking area offers beautiful photo opportunities. But beyond the waterfall, this village park offers a playground, picnic pavilions, picnic tables, camping, and ball fields. There is a $2 parking fee. Click here to learn more.

► Lafayette Park

Corner of 4th and Decatur Streets, Watkins Glen, NY 14891

Lafayette Park is located in the heart of downtown Watkins Glen. Large trees provide wonderful shade and an expansive lawn offers plenty of space to run and play. A small playground is great for kids of all ages. The bandstand comes alive on Tuesday evenings during July and August. The concerts take place from 7pm to 9pm and they are free to attend! The park is also home to the Watkins Glen Farmers Market, which takes place on Fridays from late May through mid October from 3pm to 7pm. Click here to learn more.

► Watkins Glen State Park

Playground is located at the South Entrance: 3528 State Route 419, Watkins Glen, NY 14891

Once you've explored the beautiful Gorge Trail and its 19 waterfalls, venture to the South Entrance of Watkins Glen State Park, where you'll find a great playground, Olympic-size swimming pool, and picnic tables to enjoy! The vehicle entrance fee is $8, but your entrance ticket will get you into all entrances of the park in the same day. Be sure to keep it! There is no additional charge to swim.