The Finger Lakes area has numerous State, County, and Local parks that we enjoy. USA Today has choses the Ten Best State Parks in USA. There are two from New York State—Letchworth State Park and Watkins Glen State Park. “We Are Seneca Lake”, an organization active in protecting Seneca Lake from becoming the “LPG Storage Hub” of the Northeast has send the following request:
Here’s an easy opportunity to help add some leverage to our campaign. USA Today is holding a contest for “America’s Favorite State Park”. Watkins Glen State Park is among the 10 finalists. If we can get enough votes to catapult WGSP to the top of the list, we would have another example of the importance of this region to point to when asking Governor Cuomo, Senators Gillibrand and Schumer, and others with the decision-making power to prevent Crestwood Midstream’s plan to store gas in the unlined, abandoned salt caverns at the south end of Seneca Lake, just a mile or so north of beautiful Watkins Glen State Park. Please click on the link below to get to the page where you can vote. The parks are ordered alphabetically. WGSP is toward the bottom. http://www.10best.com/awards/travel/best-state-park/ Thank you!! -Michael Dineen for We Are Seneca Lake
The vote ends on March 30. When I voted Watkins Glen State Park was in 4th place.
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