Mark Twain State Park and Soaring Eagles Golf Course

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Mark Twain State Park
Mark Twain State Park and Soaring Eagles Golf Course is located in New York
Mark Twain State Park and Soaring Eagles Golf Course
Location of Mark Twain State Park
within New York State
TypeState park
Location201 Middle Road
Horseheads, New York[1]
Coordinates42°12′22″N 76°49′37″W / 42.206°N 76.827°W / 42.206; -76.827Coordinates: 42°12′22″N 76°49′37″W / 42.206°N 76.827°W / 42.206; -76.827
Area464 acres (1.88 km2)[2]
Operated byNew York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation
Visitors26,930 (in 2014)[3]
OpenAll year
WebsiteMark Twain State Park and Soaring Eagles Golf Course

Mark Twain State Park and Soaring Eagles Golf Course is a 464-acre (1.88 km2) state park[2] located in the Town of Horseheads in Chemung County, New York. The park was named for Mark Twain, who spent several summers in the area.[1]

Facilities[edit]

The park includes the 18-hole Soaring Eagles Golf Course, which is designed around several kettle ponds created by retreating glaciers following the most recent ice age.[4] The park also includes a food concession, and facilitates cross-country skiing and archery hunting in season.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Mark Twain State Park and Soaring Eagles Golf Course". NYS Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation. Retrieved November 10, 2016.
  2. ^ a b "Section O: Environmental Conservation and Recreation, Table O-9". 2014 New York State Statistical Yearbook (PDF). The Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government. 2014. p. 673. Retrieved February 27, 2016.
  3. ^ "State Park Annual Attendance Figures by Facility: Beginning 2003". Data.ny.gov. Retrieved November 10, 2016.
  4. ^ "Soaring Eagles Golf Course at Mark Twain State Park". NYS Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation. Retrieved February 28, 2016.

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