New York State has introduced a new license plate design that showcases the stunning beauty of the Southern Tier through the iconic waterfall at Watkins Glen State Park.

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The Watkins Glen waterfall is one of the most recognizable and loved natural landmarks in the Southern Tier and is now prominently featured on the new plate, which is available for purchase now.

The new license plate design was selected by the Southern Tier Regional Economic Development Council, which aims to highlight the natural beauty and unique character of the region.

The new license plate is not only a tribute to the Southern Tier, but it also serves as a way to support economic development in the region. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of the plates will go towards the Southern Tier Soaring Upstate Revitalization Initiative, which works to create jobs, attract new businesses, and promote tourism in the region.

The Watkins Glen waterfall is part of Watkins Glen State Park, a 778-acre park located in the Finger Lakes region of New York. The Watkins Glen waterfall is a product of the Ice Age, which ended around 12,000 years ago. As the glaciers receded, they left behind deep, narrow gorges that were carved out by the rushing water, and the waterfall at Watkins Glen is one of the most impressive examples of this natural process, with water cascading down a series of steps and pools over a distance of approximately 400 feet.

Custom plates, including the new Watkins Glen waterfall plate, are available for purchase on the DMV website or by calling 518-402-4838.

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