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Fillmore Glen State Park

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Address
1686 St. Rte. 38
Moravia, NY 13118
Latitude 42.700130
Longitude -76.420166


Trails update

Fillmore Glen State Park is an oasis of cool, dense woods crowding into a long, narrow gorge. Its hiking trails offer spectacular views, unique geological formations, including five waterfalls, and a botanically rich glen. The park has 60 campsites, a stream-fed swimming pool and fishing in the Owasco Lake inlet. In the winter, hiking, cross-country skiing and snowmobiling are permitted on unplowed roads.

For those who prefer the luxuries of home, the park offers a full service cottage located on the shore of Cayuga Lake at Long Point. Cottage amenities include a kitchen with a gas stove, refrigerator, sink, full bath, hot water; electricity, bedroom with double bed and dressers, main room with a sleeper sofa, furniture, dining table with chairs, a wood stove, boat dock, picnic table, fire ring and grill and a small lawn area.

Pavilion Reservation Information

Current Water Quality - Beach Results

 

Household pets only; caged or on a leash not more than 6 feet. Proof of rabies vaccination must be Veterinarian's certificate--the collar tag will not be accepted as proof. Pets are not allowed in bathing areas or playgrounds. For campers, if your site allows pets, there is a two-pet maximum.

Hours of Operation

  • Park is open year round. 
    Restrooms are open from mid-April to mid-November. 
    Vehicle entry fee collected from May to mid-October.
  • Trails Update: All trails are open.
  • 2016 Swimming Season: 6/11 - 9/5, 11am - 7pm, daily*

    Dates and hours are subject to change due to weather conditions. Visitors are strongly encouraged to contact the park office before your visit to confirm swimming is open.
  • 2016 Camping Season (Campsites, Cabins): 5/6 - 10/9

    Cabins: 4 persons per cabin, maximum. Include: 2 sets of bunk beds, 1 table and 2 chairs, built-in storage shelf, built-in counter top, electricity, lights, refrigerator, gas cook range, outdoor grill and fire ring, outdoor picnic table. Please bring own linens and cookware. Short walking distance to Bath House.
  • Shelters/Pavilions: Available for reservation from 5/6 to 10/31 
  • Deer hunting is permitted in season.
  • The Millard Fillmore Cabin, a replica of Millard Fillmore's childhood home, is open daylight hours from mid-April to mid-November.

Fees & Rates

Most New York State Parks charge a vehicle use fee to enter the facility. Fees vary by location and season. A list of entry fees and other park use fees is available below. For fees not listed or to verify information, please contact the park directly.

Your key to all season enjoyment of state parks is our season's pass. For $65, the Empire Passport provides you unlimited day use vehicle entry into most of our parks. Apply on-line or call your favorite park for more information.

  • Vehicle Entry Fee
  • Cars: $7
    Non-Commerical Bus Fee: $35
    Commercial Bus Fee: $75
    Seasonal Bus Permits: $75

    Charged:
    5/7 - 6/10: 9 AM - 6 PM, weekends & holidays
    6/11 - 9/5: 9 AM - 6 PM, daily
    9/9 - 10/10: 9 AM - 6 PM, weekends & holidays
  • Cabins
  • Per night: daily rate is 1/4 the weekly charge
    Per week: $238 (Sat-Sat)

  • Camping
  • $15-$27/night

    *Additional $5/night for out-of-state patrons

  • Peddling Permit
  • $400
  • Shelters/Pavilions
  • Upper, open: $75
    Fillmore Room, enclosed (reservable year round-special conditions apply): $75
    Old Bathhouse, enclosed: $40
    Party Tent, 20x30: $50

Additional Documents

Maps

Firewood source maps show a 50-mile radius from which untreated firewood may be moved to this campground. For more information see firewood restrictions.

Deer hunting, bow and muzzleloading only (no shotgun or rifle), is permitted in season. Please reference the NYS DEC Hunting and Trapping Guide for current dates and rules.

A valid New York State hunting license with the proper hunting stamps will serve as the regional hunting permit. Except where otherwise stated, this is the only permit necessary.

Safety zones and restricted areas are posted to ensure the safety of other park patrons and regional personnel. Signs will be posted at all parks during hunting season to notify patrons of this activity. Handguns will not be permitted in any of the parks. No trapping is allowed.

For more information, please contact Fillmore Glen State Park at: (315) 497-0130

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Amenities, Activities & Information

  • Amenities
  • Cabins
  • Campsites
  • Dumping Stations
  • Grills
  • Pavilions
  • Picnic Tables (Accessible)
  • Playgrounds
  • Playing Fields
  • Showers (Accessible)
  • Swimming Beach
  • Tent/Trailer Sites (Accessible)
  • Waterfalls
  • Activities
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Snowmobiling