Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation

COVID-19 UPDATE: New York State Parks are currently open. If you plan on visiting,  please wear a face covering and maintain social distance. Park density limits are in effect, so have an alternate plan ready in case the park you are visiting reaches capacity. For additional information about camping, hiking and other activities, visit COVID-19 UPDATE.


The following State Parks have filled to capacity and are currently closed to incoming visitors and traffic.  Please make alternate plans.

Gift Card


Gift Cards for the Holidays!
Available online, the New York State Parks Gift Card can be used at state parks campgrounds and many state golf courses. Purchase for any amount and with no expiration date – a great gift for people who love the outdoors. Order by Wed. Dec. 9 for holiday delivery. Learn more

Nature Nearby

Nature Nearby

Nature is all around us and our team of educators has compiled innovative ideas and creative activities to explore the outdoors near you. Learn more.

Sojourner Truth

Sojourner Truth

Sojourner Truth was one of the leading voices for human rights and universal suffrage in the 19th century. Her vital contributions to American history have been recognized with an installation of a bronze statue at Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park. Learn more.

Digital Brochures

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

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