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Caverns in Cobleskill, NY, features an 80-minute tour of a living,
limestone cave, carved by an underground
river over the course of millions of years, located 156-feet below the
is truly a great American travel destination, but did you know that
many of the surrounding towns offer endless scenic beauty and many
family-oriented attractions? Read
all about visiting "Otsego County and just beyond!"
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RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES IN
COOPERSTOWN NEW YORK
Otsego Lake spanning nine stunning miles and a baseball theme
omnipresent, Cooperstown provides a perfect setting for the active family
|Glimmerglass State Park offers
great swimming during the summer season (photo by Eric J. Hurwitz)
recreational opportunities that abound in Cooperstown cater to kids of
all ages. Whether three-years-old
or 97, Cooperstown offers so many fun things to do for the recreation
miles south of the Village of Cooperstown on Route 28,
miniature golf, gem panning, ice cream, and a game room with a pool
Sports Center (Susquehanna
Ave., Tel. 607-547-2800) is
a truly amazing facility, offering an indoor swimming pool and running
track, basketball court, weightlifting areas, a bowling alley, outdoor
soccer fields and tennis courts, and more! Every community should have
something like this!
Cooperstown Dreams Park
St Hwy 28, Cooperstown, NY, 704-630-0050)
is the home to the American Youth Baseball Hall of Fame Invitational
bringing in thousands of
families each season to watch their children play in an idyllic
baseball park with a fabulous mountain setting.
Hwy 28, Tel. (607)547-2767) mixes modern park
attractions with the traditional, including a "lazer
tag arena," "go-karts," bumper boats, batting cages, a pitching radar
gun, miniature golf, a "Blues Clues" bouncy for children five and
younger, arcade games and a snack bar.
Batting Range (13
Susquehanna Ave., Doubleday Court, Tel, 607-547-1852)
one of Cooperstown's most fun recreational facilities with batting
ranges at varying levels, a radar gun to test your pitching speed,
arcade games and a refreshment stand with hot dogs, hamburgers and more
junk food favorites. Baseball-theme background music plays in the
background, adding real fun-time atmosphere to the facility.
management staff is pleasant and the hired kids seem to enjoy their
could write a book of everything we like about Glimmerglass State Park (1527 Co. Rte 31,
but for brevity purposes, we'll just say that there's nothing nicer
than spending a warm summer day swimming in the pristine lake.
The sparkling water and sand beach -- framed by
hills and open green land -- will leave you breathless yet full of
country air to breathe. The beach offers a refreshment stand, ample
picnic areas and places to run, play and feel alive again. The rest of
the park is just as nice with hiking, fishing and camping
opportunities. In the winter, Glimmerglass State Park is perfect for
cross country skiing, snow tubing and skating!
Route 33) offer pleasant
designated swimming beaches with picnic area, both beautiful places to
be, also, on a summer day at Otsego Lake!
can also rent your own boat for a day of relaxation on Otsego Lake at
Boat Yard (6098
State Highway 80, Tel., 607- 547-2543), just two miles from the
Village of Cooperstown.
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