Glimmerglass State Park, located eight miles outside the village of Cooperstown, overlooks Otsego Lake, the "Glimmerglass" of James Fenimore Cooper's Leatherstocking Tales. The rolling, partially-wooded terrain is host to a wide variety of wildlife. An uphill trail through the forest affords a spectacular view of Otsego Lake; the Beaver Pond and Woodland trails are picturesque and of interest for the variety of wildflowers, shrubs, ferns and mosses.
The Hyde Hall Mansion, Covered Bridge, and a self-guided Beaver Pond Nature Trail are within park boundaries and open to visitors. Winter visitors can go tubing, cross-country skiing, ice skating, showshoeing, snowmobiling, ice fishing, winter hiking.
Recreation Programs (Accessible)
Picnic Tables (Accessible)
Swimming Beach (Accessible)
Tent/Trailer Sites (Accessible)
Friday, Dec 9, 2022 at 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time
Monday, Dec 12, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time
Tuesday, Dec 13, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time
JOIN FOR JUST $16 A YEAR