Camp Gorton Local Attractions

Camp Gorton Local Attractions

Looking for ideas to add to your unit’s stay at Camp Gorton? Check out the following local attractions that are close to camp that would add to your unit’s weekend experience.



1 Museum Way

Corning, NY 14830

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One of the best attractions in all of Upstate New York. The Corning Museum of Glass is dedicated to  to the art, history and science of glass. Founded in 1951, this museum holds more than 45,000 pieces of art which vary in age from the present to 3,500 years old.

ADA-compliant, Guided Tours, Handicapped Access


111 Cedar St

Corning, NY 14830

The Rockwell Museum is another great museum located in the heart of downtown Corning. Named after founder Robert Rockwell who amassed an impressive collection of Western artwork and artifacts. Frommer’s describes it as “one of the best-designed small museums in the Northeast.

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For a list of the Museum’s programs click here



8419 New York 54

Hammondsport, NY 14840

The Glenn Curtis Museum is dedicated to the innovation of Hammondsport native Glenn Curtis. This museum has Curtis’ adventures in aviation and with motorcycles of the early 1900s.

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1009 N Franklin Street

Watkins Glen, NY 14891

The Watkins Glen State Park is another great natural gem located near Camp Gorton. This park during the spring, summer, and early fall has the Gorge Trail which shows many waterfalls and caverns located in Watkins Glen. It was voted as the third best state park in 2015 from a survey done by USA Today readers.

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