Watkins Glen / Corning KOA General Information

General Campground Information

Group Reservation Policy

For multiple site reservations, our $10 premium reservation fee will automatically be added to each reservation.  This will lock your sites together.  PLUS you will each receive fresh cookies!

Late Arrival

If you are arriving late, please make sure you have a reservation. We are a gated campground and you will need to receive a card at the front desk to enter. Our store is open until 9 pm from Father's Day weekend thru Labor Day weekend. For other arrival dates please call 800-562-7430 before 5 pm if you are expecting to arrive late.

Pet Policy

We do not allow pets in our Deluxe Cabins, but we do allow them in our Camping Cabins, and of course they are welcome in all other sites. We do not allow pit bulls, Dobermans, or Rottweilers on our campground. Please clean up after your pets and keep them on a leash.

Store Hours

During our peak season (Father's Day weekend-Labor Day weekend) our store is open 8:00 am-9:00 pm. For other times during the spring and fall, hours will be posted at the store.

Quiet Hours

Quiet hours are from 10:30 pm to 8:00 am. Turn off all outside radios and TVs by 10 pm.

Firewood Policy

New York State has mandated that firewood from more than 50 miles away from our campground not be brought in unless you have a proof of sales with an accepted certification.

Pool Hours - General Rules

The indoor pool hours are from 10:00 am to 9:00 pm. every day of the season. The NEW outdoor pool is open from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend. Everyone must have a wristband to enter the pool area. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult at all times that they are at the pool and are not allowed in the hot tub.

Speed Limit

Posted Speed Limits are in place for the protection of our campers & pets. Please observe the 5 mph maximum speed limit.

Golf Carts

We do not allow personal golf carts to be brought into the campground.  Rentals of our campground golf carts can be made by calling the campground at 800-562-7430 or by visiting the store.  Drivers of our golf carts must be licensed and be 16 years of age or older.  No open or closed alcohol allowed on the golf carts.

Check-in/Check-out Times

Check in time is after 2:00 pm for sites and after 3:00 pm for cabins. Check out time for cabins is by 11:00 am, for sites is by 12:00 noon. Early check-in/late check-out fees apply.

Tent Site Policy

For tent sites we allow only four adults per site, when there are no children under 18.

Visitor Policy

All visitors must register at the front desk. There is a visitor fee of $5.00 per person. All visiting cars must have a car pass.

Meet Your Hosts

Paul and Cam Friesen

Our goal is that you have a legendary camping experience, making us the standard by which you measure all others.

Paul and Cam Friesen enjoyed camping with their kids over the years, and now enjoy the lifestyle of KOA ownership.

They purchased their KOA in June 1992, moving from the Chicago area. "Paul and I like working together. And when our kids were still at home it was nice being together as a family," notes Cam.

Prior to moving to the KOA Kampground business, Cam was a full-time Mom for their four kids, and Paul was a manager in computer information systems for an office supply company. They enjoyed camping in Wisconsin and Minnesota prior to heading east.

Now that their children are grown and the grandchildren have starting arriving, they have become avid RVers and enjoy travel throughout the year.

"We like the campers who come here," Cam added, and they do their best to keep the customers happy.

Paul designed and built a creative Pirate Ship playground, using 100% recycled plastic lumber, which is safer for the kids, Cam noted. "It's huge. It's 44 feet long, and has a couple of decks and slides and walkways. The kids just have a ball on there."

Another project was even larger. They built a 6,900 square foot indoor recreational building in 2005, complete with large indoor pool, spa, and fitness room.

They continue to add amenities to the campground every year.

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