Explore Dundee's Most Serene Parks

A typical Dundee park is located on the shores of a beautiful lake and is a few miles from Dundee. BBOnline guides you to parks within 15 miles of Dundee.

Keuka Lake State Park

3370 Pepper Road
Bluff Point, New York 14478

Enjoy views of slopes covered with vineyards from this quiet park as well as a lakeside beach where you can swim, water ski, wind surf and go boating. Beautiful green bluffs surround the clean lake which is 187 feet at its deepest point and 2 miles wide at its widest.

The park also offers opportunities for camping, picnicking, hiking, snowmobiling and cross country skiing. Camping is specially recommended in this park. The sites are generous and grassy and the bathrooms are very clean. The price and location are unbeatable.

From this Dundee park you can access the Keuka and Seneca Lake winery trails with their special events and wine tastings. The sight seeing tour along Skyline Drive is worth checking out too from your Dundee Bed and Breakfast.

Watkins Glen State Park

State Routes 14 & 414
Watkins Glen, New York 14891
(607) 535-4511

This one is known for its beautiful Gorge path which weaves its way past waterfalls, skimming beneath them, over them and through them. The park is also known for its campgrounds. In 2005, it was ranked as one of the Top 100 Campgrounds in the country and named as one of the top outdoor locations in "Reserve America."

Glen Creek runs through the spectacular gorge, generating 19 waterfalls on its way and finally ending up in Seneca Lake. The gorge is a photographer's dream with its rock carved into beautiful shapes by the water. Don't miss the unforgettable experience of the Gorge Trail.

The three entrances to the park each feature a concession stand, picnic area and bathrooms. The south entrance has an Olympic-sized pool perched on the brink of the gorge, a lily pond, butterfly garden, playground and a large campground.

Long Point State Park

Finger Lakes, P.O. Box 272 AAA
Aurora, New York 13026
(315) 364-8864

This peaceful park on the eastern shores of Cayuga Lake has a boat launch, campground, hiking trails and a picnic site. You can swim and do some whitewater paddling. Plus there's exciting whitewater rafting nearby at Salmon Creek and Taughannock Creek once you've had your fill of serenity.

The 40-mile long Cayuga Lake named after he Cayuga Indians who still live in the area, is the largest lake in the country and attracts anglers looking for Atlantic salmon and trout. The lake is also a favorite haunt for sailors, bird watchers and wind surfers. Thousands of migrating birds come here including Canada geese, ducks, grebes and loons.

You'll find a fully equipped vacation rental on the shore of the lake in Long Point State Park, but bring your own bedding and utensils, and your dog if you like. What could be more tranquil than living in a cottage overlooking a beautiful lake? It's not a Dundee park, but it's close enough to your Dundee Inn.