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Glimmerglass State Park

Located just inside the Glimmerglass State Park, the Hyde Hall Covered Bridge is the only covered bridge still standing in Otsego County. Built by Cyrenus Clark, Andrew Alden and Lorenzo Bates in 1825, this 53-foot-long, single span structure incorporates the Burr arch design patented in 1817 by Theodore Burr of Torringford, Connecticut. It is one of two authentic Burr arch truss bridges in the state and is located at the northern tip of Otsego Lake in Glimmerglass State Park.

The Hyde Hall Covered Bridge is not only the oldest existing wooden,covered bridge in New York State but the oldest in the United States. It is one of three covered bridges in New York State with horizontal siding. The bridge was listed on the State and National Register of Historic Places on December 17, 1998.

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General Information

Season / Hours of Operation

Year-round: Call for seasonal details.

Amenities

  • Tenting Sites,
  • Dumping Station,
  • Pavilion or Picnic Area,
  • Bathing Facility,
  • Charcoal Grills,
  • Hiking/Biking Trails,
  • RV Sites,
  • Open year-round,
  • Beach,
  • Bike Trails,
  • Cross Country Ski Trails,
  • Family Friendly,
  • Fishing,
  • Ice Fishing,
  • Handicap Accessible Facilities,
  • Pavilion or Picnic Area,
  • Playground,
  • Picnic Tables,
  • Swimming,
  • Entrance and/or Participation Fees,
  • Lake,
  • Boating/Water Sports,
  • Boat Rentals Available,
  • Year-round
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