Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation

COVID-19 UPDATE: NY State Parks are currently open. For guidance about camping, hiking and other activities, visit: COVID-19 UPDATE


KNOW BEFORE YOU GO: During the peak spring & summer season, we encourage all visitors to check individual park webpages or historic site webpages, or download the free NY State Parks Explorer app for up-to-date information before visiting. Hours and operational schedules are subject to change. Thank you.


Guided Hike Events

Guided Hike Events

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. Guided Hike Events

Boating Safety Class Card

Boating Safety Class Card

Be ready for the 2021 season with a boating safety certificate. Both online and in-classroom are currently available. Boater Safety Courses

Parks Blog Spring Card

Parks Blog Spring Card

From the past to the present, learn about the places, people, wildlife and untold stories that connect the world of New York State Parks and Historic Sites. NY State Parks Blog

Digital Brochures

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

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