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Offline Graphyfotoz

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Watkins Glen Gorge
« on: December 01, 2014, 01:12:09 AM »
Day Hike me and the Wife went on few months back.
Watkins Glen State Park Watkins Glen NY











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Re: Watkins Glen Gorge
« Reply #1 on: December 01, 2014, 05:58:58 AM »
I love the Glen. I  hope you stopped at Gerlando's for  slice of pizza! you were very close and looked to be set up for The Fingerlakes National Forest . Huge old growth forest not many people take advantage of. There is a ranger station on 414 where you can get info and maps. Or google it. There are some very old homesteads and a bunch of caches out there.



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Re: Watkins Glen Gorge
« Reply #2 on: December 01, 2014, 07:29:33 AM »
 I have been there several times, but a long time ago, if I remember right the Corning Glass plant wasn't too far from there,   I also remember stopping at some of the wineries for some wine tasting on the way back home. 
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Re: Watkins Glen Gorge
« Reply #3 on: December 01, 2014, 11:19:17 AM »
My sister in-law lives up in that area, but I've never been there......yet.  Your photos actually have me looking forward to a visit! :rofl:
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Re: Watkins Glen Gorge
« Reply #4 on: December 01, 2014, 12:55:45 PM »
beautiful spot, thanks for sharing! :thumbsup:
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Re: Watkins Glen Gorge
« Reply #5 on: December 01, 2014, 01:39:05 PM »
What an amazing place, Graphy. It almost doesn't look real. Nice photos.
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Re: Watkins Glen Gorge
« Reply #6 on: December 01, 2014, 05:56:20 PM »
Beautiful! Reminds me a little bit of Lookout Mountain in Tennessee. Great pictures. :thumbsup:

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Re: Watkins Glen Gorge
« Reply #7 on: December 01, 2014, 07:33:20 PM »
Beautiful! Reminds me a little bit of Lookout Mountain in Tennessee. Great pictures. :thumbsup:
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Re: Watkins Glen Gorge
« Reply #8 on: December 06, 2014, 12:22:38 PM »
Great photos, what equipment were you shooting with?
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Re: Watkins Glen Gorge
« Reply #9 on: December 08, 2014, 12:51:42 AM »
Great photos, what equipment were you shooting with?

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Re: Watkins Glen Gorge
« Reply #10 on: December 08, 2014, 09:22:12 PM »
Thanks for sharing brother.
I will ether find away or make one..

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Re: Watkins Glen Gorge
« Reply #11 on: March 21, 2015, 03:00:32 PM »
there are just so many great places to visit, and no way to visit them all.  Pictures like this help a lot.

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Re: Watkins Glen Gorge
« Reply #12 on: March 21, 2015, 03:55:59 PM »
Letchworth is also quite nice.

I took some great photos there with just a cheap point and shoot camera when I went to college in WNY.
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Re: Watkins Glen Gorge
« Reply #13 on: March 21, 2015, 04:04:06 PM »
Wow, look at those rock formations! :D
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Re: Watkins Glen Gorge
« Reply #14 on: March 21, 2015, 08:03:35 PM »
Letchworth is also quite nice.

I took some great photos there with just a cheap point and shoot camera when I went to college in WNY.
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I have a buddy from Florida who does the ballon fly through Letchworth  every once in a while, said it was real nice. I've been through Watkins Glenn years ago, would like to check it out again some day
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Re: Watkins Glen Gorge
« Reply #15 on: March 21, 2015, 08:42:01 PM »
I'd like to go see the tubs at Watkin's glen myself.

Rickett's Glen in PA is nice too, and on the way south on 81 there is apparently a thing called "The Tubs" that is similar in nature to the ones at Watkins, where the stream has hollowed out shallow pools and falls down short spills into a series of six or seven tubs. It'd be a fun place to swim. There's a place to park nearby. I haven't been there yet.

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Re: Watkins Glen Gorge
« Reply #17 on: March 21, 2015, 08:56:40 PM »
Very cool looking spot. Never heard of it before. Thanks for sharing your great looking pics.

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Re: Watkins Glen Gorge
« Reply #18 on: March 22, 2015, 07:35:41 AM »
Looks like a very beautiful area, thank you for sharing the pics
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