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Watkins Glenn State Park

Gorge eroded into Upper Devonian Shale, siltstone, and sandstone

Watkins Glenn State Park
Located in Schuyler County
Image courtesy of Dr. J Bret Bennington

Type: Park (Public).

Features: Stratigraphy.

Feature Type: Stratigraphic.

Reference: Identified as a site of geologic interest by the NYS Geological Highway Map
(NYS Museum, NYS Geological Survey).

Quadrangle: Beaver Dams.

Reason for Designation: Unique.