Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation

Winter Fun

Winter Fun

We've got a great line-up of events this season. From guided snowshoe hikes to winter festivals, ice fishing, birding, maple sugaring and more.Visit our event calendar

Connect Kids to Parks

Connect Kids to Parks

Application now available for FREE field trips to NYS State Park and Historic Sites Learn more

Gift Cards

Gift Cards

The NY State Parks Gift Card is the perfect gift for those who enjoy camping or golf. Available in any denomination and with no expiration date.Order online

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.

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Event Highlights

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Park Highlights

Parks 2020
Mobile Trail Maps
Virtual Tour
Photo Gallery
Camping Guide