Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation

Guided Hikes

Guided Hikes

Explore a new park or trail. We offer a varying line-up of different hikes and walks so you can choose from length, theme or location, weekday or weekend. Learn more.

Connect Kids to Parks

Connect Kids to Parks

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

Autumn Events

Autumn Events

Join us for a fun season chock full of family events. Choose from fall festivals, spooky scavenger hunts, Halloween hikes, ghost tours and more. Autumn Events.

Park Passes

Empire Passes

Your key to all-season enjoyment at New York state parks is the Empire Pass -- available for different lengths of time: one, three- and five-year; or, lifetime. We also offer the Golden Park Program, Access Pass and the Lifetime Liberty Pass.

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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