Fillmore Glen State Park RV & Campground Guide

New York

Located in the Finger Lakes Region of New York, Fillmore Glen State Park is known for its amazing waterfalls and dense woods. This recreation area in Moravia, a village of Cayuga County, remains open throughout the year and is operated by the Recreation and Historic Preservation Department. Some of the most popular attractions here include fishing, hiking, and exploring the great scenery. It encompasses a total land area of 944 acres. The park was founded back in 1925, giving it a rich history that visitors can learn about. Some of the closest New York cities to Fillmore Glen State Park are Ithaca, Cortland, and Auburn.

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Spring 36-55 F
Summer 61-81 F
Fall 42-60 F
Winter 16-31 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Fillmore Glen State Park

RVs offer the amenities that can make your trip even more memorable. A camper or motorhome will be especially helpful as you're navigating from the campground at Fillmore Glen to other nearby attractions. If you don't own one, search through the rental options on RVshare.

Hejamada Campground & RV Park

One of the best spots for campers near Fillmore Glen State Park is Hejamada Campground & RV Park, located at 748 Mcdonald Rd, Port Byron, NY 13140. The campground is known to be family-friendly, providing an atmosphere suited for all age groups. It has a sprawling landmass of over 82 acres and offers sites that come with water and electricity. The use of amenities such as the swimming pool and recreation hall is also included. The nightly rate for sites with a full hookup is $44.

Cross Lake Campground & RV Park

Located 35 miles north of Fillmore Glen, Cross Lake Campground & RV Park is another great option in the region. Some of the amenities here include a boat launch and a general store. Pets are allowed, and you can also go swimming. The sites here come with water, electricity, and free Wi-Fi access, and are located at 11150 Duger Rd, Cato, NY 13033.

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What to Do at
Fillmore Glen State Park

Inside Fillmore Glen State Park

Fillmore Glen State Park is full of beautiful outdoor attractions, like the many hiking trails and five waterfalls. Visitors love to appreciate the natural beauty of the waterfalls, which you can actually get under if you don't mind getting wet. For a more relaxing affair, visit the picnicking grounds and enjoy an afternoon under the trees. There is also a replica of the log cabin that Millard Fillmore, the U.S. president that the park is named after, grew up in as a boy. Additional recreational options include snowmobiling, fishing, cross-country skiing, and hunting. 

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How to Get to
Fillmore Glen State Park

The two closest large cities to Fillmore Glen State Park are New York City and Philadelphia. For those traveling from New York, the first step is to connect to I-78 W in Jersey City. Next, you will want to follow I-280 W, I-80 W, I-380 N, and I-81 N to NY-281 N/S West St in Cortlandville and get off at Exit 12 from I-81 N. You will end the journey by taking NY-90 N and NY-38 N to NY-34 N in Scipio. 

If you're coming from Philadelphia, start by taking I-76 W from S Penn Square, John F Kennedy Blvd, and John F Kennedy Blvd Bridge. Step two is to get onto I-476 N and I-81 N to NY-281 N/S West St in Cortlandville then get off at Exit 12. You will arrive at your destination after you take NY-90 N, Toll Gate Hill Rd, and NY-38 N to NY-34 N in Scipio. The address of Fillmore Glen State Park is 1686 NY-38, Moravia, NY 13118.

Entering Fillmore Glen State Park

Fillmore Glen State Park’s hours of operation are from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. seven days a week.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Fillmore Glen State Park

What is the best time of year to visit Fillmore Glen State Park?

The best time to visit Fillmore Glen State Park is spring or fall. The weather conditions at these times of the year are ideal for a plethora of outdoor recreation activities.

What is the climate of Fillmore Glen State Park?

The state park experiences a humid continental climate. Summers are often hot, with temperatures between 61 and 81 degrees while winters are cold, with temperatures between 16 and 31 degrees.

Are there designated RV camping spots in Fillmore Glen State Park?

Fillmore Glen State Park has 60 designated RV camping areas. The sites are pet-friendly with access to water, sewer and electricity amenities. They also have beautiful sceneries and well-maintained trails encircling them.

Do you have to reserve a camping spot at Fillmore Glen State Park and what is the cost?

Booking a camping spot at Fillmore Glen State Park is not mandatory. You can reserve a spot during the holidays when the park receives a lot of guests. Reservation prices vary.

Are pets allowed at Fillmore Glen State Park?

Pets are allowed at the state park. They should be kept on a leash and monitored at all times. They are not permitted in the park’s buildings, pools, golf courses, or playgrounds.