Camping Near Watkins Glen Racetrack

Camping Near Watkins Glen Racetrack

The Watkins Glen Racetrack is an incredible place to see expert drivers maneuver around a challenging track. You will enjoy the adrenaline rush of watching cars circle the track and cheering for your favorites from the stands. Visitors planning to attend the events this year can find luxury camping at Watkins Glen / Corning KOA Resort. 

The Famous Track

Watkins Glen International is a grand prix circuit racetrack established in 1948. The circuit is known for its high-speed corners, rugged hills and tight hairpin turns. During its history, the track has hosted many NASCAR events and international Formula One races. It is the premier road racing facility in the United States, and many consider it America's best NASCAR track. 

Its Upcoming Events

“The Glen” hosts many races during its open season in the spring and summer. Visitors love to see the exciting cars and the beautiful scenery surrounding the track. Here are a few events to check out for the 2023 season. 

NASCAR Cup Series Weekend

See NASCAR visit New York State during this three-day weekend event from August 18 to 20. Each day features a new, thrilling race. On Friday, you can see the ARCA Menards Series Race. The next day, the track hosts the NASCAR XFINITY Series Race. Finish the weekend with the NASCAR Cup Series Race, a 90-lap, 221-mile race. 

Other Popular Events

Beyond hosting NASCAR weekend, the Glen is home to many exciting events throughout the season. Here are a few to check out:

  • Opening weekend: Between April 15 and 16, fans can drive their vehicles on the track and experience the circuit firsthand. 
  • SVRA Weekend: Visit the Glen from September 7 to 10 to see the Vintage Grand Prix, which celebrates racing history by bringing back old cars that shaped the sport. 
  • IMSA Weekend: The third leg of the Michelin Endurance Challenge occurs at the circuit from June 22 to 25, featuring world-class drivers and premier cars.

Reserve a Site Today

Watkins Glen / Corning KOA Resort is the perfect home base for your visit to the track. The campground is only three miles from the circuit, giving you convenient access to the action. Many sites are available at the RV park, including ones with plenty of room to park your BIG RIG. During your stay, you get amenities like activities, a fitness center, an outdoor pool, and an indoor pool and spa.

Make your vacation to the track even better by reserving a stay at Watkins Glen / Corning KOA Resort. 

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