Watkins Glen / Corning KOA

Spectacular describes this quiet, rural, wooded camping resort, with ALL of the amenities that help create a memorable vacation.

RESORT LUXURY. AMAZING RECREATION. This is a great family campground that is sure to please everyone.  A minimum three to five day stay is recommended to enjoy the region's bounty, which includes the famous Watkins Glen Gorge with its 19 waterfalls, the Corning Museum of Glass, Seneca Lake sight-seeing and dinner cruises, swimming beneath waterfalls, sampling local vintages at more than 100 area wineries, and major motor racing including the MONSTER ENERGY NASCAR CUP.

KIDS CAMP FREE in our family sections B-C-D and E, plus the Deluxe Cabins in these sections, and all of our 1 and 2 room camping cabins.

Also we have added an OUTDOOR POOL in Seneca Thrills, located down by the pond.  The opening of the pool was July 4, 2018 and has been enjoyed by all! 

Selected as a past KOA Campground of the Year, and with more than 35 Camping Cabins and Deluxe Cabins,  full-featured BIG RIG RV sites, and FREE WIFI, the resort specializes in FUN for family vacations and reunions!  Touring RVers will love luxurious Sunset Acres, the quiet side of the park, where some of the sites have private gazebos.  Adventure-seeking families may prefer to be close to Seneca Thrills, a separate family fun center.

The 30'x50' heated INDOOR pool, spa and fitness center is in a class by itself, and the challenging 45 foot climbing wall, gigantic pirate ship playground, Jumping Pillow, outdoor laser tag, air soft field, giant water slide, 660-foot Zip Line, Bumper Boats, Army truck rides and Free Fall will help make your vacation memorable!  Some of these activities are open seasonally.

24 hour gated campground (after hours arrivals need reservation).

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Campground Amenities

  • 50 Max Amp
  • 120' Max Length
  • Wi-Fi
  • Cable TV
  • (4/19 - 10/27)
  • Hot Tub/Sauna
  • Snack Bar ($)
  • Propane ($)
  • Kamping Kitchen
  • Mini Golf
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KOA Resorts

KOA Resort Campgrounds

KOA Resorts offer a carefree vacation in the great outdoors. Enjoy robust recreation and staff-led activities, kick back and relax by the resort-style pool, or grab a bit to eat, all while never leaving the campground. And with plenty of RV Sites with KOA Patios™ and Deluxe Cabins with full baths to meet your needs, it’s the ultimate camping getaway.

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  • RV Sites with a KOA Patio™
  • Deluxe Cabins with full baths and linens
  • Premium Tent Sites
  • Resort-style pools
  • Indoor and outdoor group facilities

Latest Hot Deal

Military discount

This discount is available for active military personnel. You will receive a 20% discount off your daily rate. Must present valid ID at check-in. God Bless Our Troops!

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Local Area

Watkins Glen Gorge at the Watkins Glen State Park

This is often referred to as the eighth wonder of the world. It boasts 19 waterfalls and glacial carved rocks. Enjoy a beautiful hike where history, legend, nature, and beauty blend to offer an exceptional moving experience. Click here to go to the Watkins Glen State Park website .

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Seneca Lake Wine Trail

The 35+ wineries along the shores of Seneca Lake offer individual and unique expressions from one of America's finest wine districts. Each winery's personality will make your visit truly a tasteful experience. Check schedule for special weekend events; Spring Wine and Cheese Weekends, Pasta & Wine Weekends, and the Finger Lakes Wine Festival. Visit the Seneca Lake Wine Trail website for more information.

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Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, NY

This attraction is a wonderful experience for the entire family. See a demonstration of glassmaking at the Hot Glass Show. Visit interactive displays at the Glass Innovation Center. Learn about the history of glass at the Art and History Galleries. For more information, visit the Corning Museum of Glass website .

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Captain Bill's Sightseeing & Dinner Cruises

Experience 100 years of history aboard the Seneca Legacy (with a meal as extraordinary as the view) or on the Stroller IV, an hourly sightseeing option. It is located on Seneca Lake in Watkins Glen. Click here to go to Captain Bill's website .

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Campground Awards and Programs