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Camp Babcock-Hovey, located at 7294 County Road 132, is an expansive 284-acre land parcel in the Finger Lakes Region in Ovid, New York. The property is on the eastern shore of Seneca Lake, with over a half mile of water frontage. Operated by the Boy Scouts of America for over eight decades, the property grounds provide beautiful woodlands, open fields, and pristine streams.
Existing buildings include a heated conference center with a sleeping area, an up to 300-person capacity dining hall, a large inground swimming pool with a recently renovated shower house and restroom facility, maintenance and garage buildings, and multiple other structures. Visitors also enjoy numerous walking trails, a stocked fishing pond, and gatherings at the outdoor amphitheater.
7294 County Road 132 is bordered by the Willard Wildlife Management Area and Bonavista State Golf Course. Surrounding Seneca Lake attractions include historical museums, year-round events, and nearly 30 wineries. The property sits within a 30-minute drive of Watkins Glen State Park and the New York State Thruway, and a 5-hour drive to New York City.