Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation

Get Hooked

Get Hooked

Love to fish or have always wanted to give it a try? Check out our upcoming fishing events. Learn more.

Connect Kids to Parks

Connect Kids to Parks

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

Golden Opportunity

Golden Park Program

New Yorkers age 62 and older get free vehicle entry into most state parks non-holiday weekdays. Learn more about the Golden Park Program.

Empire Passes

Park 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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