South Parking to Watkins Glen Gorge Trail

0.8 Miles
Trail hiked by:
Admin user profile picture
Trail added on:
May 27, 2017
Updated on:
December 13, 2017

Time to Hike: ~24 minutes


Dogs (leashed)

This short 0.8 mile out-and-back hike takes you from the south entrance parking lot down to the Watkins Glen Gorge Trail. You can also connect with the Indian Trail at the end of this one as well. Follow signs labeled "Gorge Trail" to find the main attraction.

We followed the trail over the suspension bridge, then down the Indian Trail to the Point Overlook. From Point Overlook, take the stairs down to the Watkins Glen Gorge Trail.

Dogs are allowed on these trails, but not the Watkins Glen Gorge Trail.

View more trails near Watkins Glen, NY


Ticks - Lyme Disease More Info (CDC)

Surface Type




Get Directions

42.371996, -76.874617

Maps Sponsor

Map tiles sponsored by the Mapbox Community Team
Logo xs
172 '

Total Change
82 '

81 '

Download GPX with Waypoints
Note: Waypoints always include the parking location and trailhead. Campsites, waterfalls, and other points of interest are included in the GPX only if shown on the map.
South Parking to Watkins Glen Gorge Trail default picture

Photo Albums

Hiked it? Upload pictures from the trail

Find Hiking Trails Near Me:

Map of MyHikes trails in North America

2 Trip Reports

Hiked it? Add a Trip Report
0.8 miles
Trail added
May 27, 2017
Updated on
December 13, 2017
0.8 miles
May 26, 2017

Weather Forecast

In Watkins Glen, NY

Explore Hiking Trails

New Hikes

less than 500
C. Lynn Keller Trail Vista Loop
less than 500
Denton Hill Doe Run Vista
less than 500
Pinafore Run Trail to East Rim Vista
less than 500
Fort Sumner Park Trail

Sign up with MyHikes today!

We're an independent hiking platform helping you find new trails to explore

Join for free

Before you leave...

MyHikes is an independently-owned platform aimed to make exploring public trails easier for everyone. The site has no investors and is owned and operated by one person, Dave / Admin. We share trails, hikes, and backpacking trips on the interwebs for the fun of it and put a ton of time into mapping and writing about new trails to publish each month.

It takes a lot of time 🕦, money 💰, and effort (including espresso shots ☕) to run MyHikes. We simply ask that if you find our content helpful or useful when planning your next adventure that you consider making a small donation to help keep the site running.

You can become a Supporter* (*MyHikes user account required) to unlock perks for as little as $0.83/month with a 1-time non-recurring payment 😎 Or you can simply Donate any amount without a MyHikes user account. Otherwise, telling your friends about MyHikes or poking around the site to view ads is the next-best thing to a donation - both quick and free 😄

Thanks for visiting MyHikes and have a great hike! ✌
- Dave
MyHikes Founder / Admin