Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation

Photo Contest

Photo Contest

Enter for a chance to win a camping gift card and a one-year Empire Pass. The grand prize will include both the gift card and pass PLUS a Nikon DSLR camera! Photos accepted in five categories now thru November 30. Learn More

Transportation Grant

Transportation Grant

Teachers - Field Trip Grants available now! Learn how to apply.

Guided Hikes

Guided Hikes

Join us on the trail and explore some new scenery. We offer a varying line-up of hikes and walks on both weekdays and weekends. Learn More

Empire Passes

Renew Your Empire Pass Card Online for the 2019 Season.

Save time and money! Renew before March 31st 2019 and get a special $10 discount--online only.

Featured Story

The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor — Why we need your stories.

Located in the Hudson Valley, the Hall of Honor is the first in the nation dedicated to commemorating the sacrifices of the estimated 1.8 million recipients of the Purple Heart, America's oldest military decoration. Its mission is to collect, preserve, and share the stories of Purple Heart recipients from all branches of service and across all conflicts for which the award has been available.

Share Your Adventure

Upload your photos and videos so we can inspire others to visit.

Digital Brochures

State park, historic site and camping information are available in digital format and may be downloaded.

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