Town of
Springfield
Parks & Recreation

 

 Glimmerglass State Park    Water  Snowtubing Glimmerglass  Covered Bridge  Lake  Hyde Hall

 

Mostly in the Town of Springfield, Glimmerglass State Park is located at Hyde Bay on the east shore of Otsego Lake, which is the "Glimmerglass" of James Fenimore Cooper's Leatherstocking Tales. The Hyde Hall mansion overlooks the bay and most of the grounds.

 

The park offers a beach, picnic tables with pavilions, a playground, recreation programs, a nature trail, hiking and biking, fishing and ice fishing, a campground with tent and trailer sites, ice skating, cross-country skiing and snowmobiling and a food concession. The park is open year-round.

 

Link to NYS Park Website:   http://nysparks.com/parks/28/details.aspx