Fillmore Glen State Park
|Fillmore Glen State Park|
The Cowsheds, a waterfall at Fillmore Glen State Park. Reputedly, cattle would shelter against the cliff to the left on hot summer days in years past.
Location of Fillmore Glen State Park within New York State
|Location||1686 State Route 38
Moravia, New York
|Nearest city||Ithaca, New York|
|Area||941 acres (3.81 km2)|
|Operated by||New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation|
|Visitors||83,044 (in 2014)|
|Website||Fillmore Glen State Park|
The primary attractions of the park are the hiking trails with views of a stream and five waterfalls, in addition to the swimming pond, made by damming the stream. It also features a replica of President Millard Fillmore's boyhood log cabin, as the park is about five miles (8 km) from the former president's birthplace.[better source needed]
The park offers swimming, picnic tables and pavilions, cabins, a campground with 60 tent and trailer sites, hunting and fishing, hiking, a playground, snowmobiling, and cross-country skiing.
- "Fillmore Glen State Park - Getting There". NYS Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation. Retrieved June 2, 2015.
- "Section O: Environmental Conservation and Recreation, Table O-9". 2014 New York State Statistical Yearbook (PDF). The Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government. 2014. p. 672. Retrieved February 7, 2016.
- Freeman, Rich; Freeman, Sue (2002). 200 Waterfalls in Central & Western New York: A Finders' Guide. Fishers, NY: Footprint Press. p. 233. ISBN 1930480016. Retrieved June 3, 2015.
- "State Park Annual Attendance Figures by Facility: Beginning 2003". Data.ny.gov. Retrieved June 2, 2015.
- "Fillmore Glen State Park". NYS Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation. Retrieved June 2, 2015.
- "Millard Fillmore 13th President, 1850-1853". PresidentialAvenue.com. Retrieved June 2, 2015.
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