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, swimming, and other activities, visit COVID-19 UPDATE.

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.

Virtual Tours

Virtual Tours

New York State Parks is proud to partner with the New York State Museum and the New York State Women's Suffrage Commission, to present a virtual tour of "Votes for Women", an exhibit presenting the history of women's voting rights as well as profiles of eight influential women suffragists from around New York state. Learn more.

Lifeguards

Lifeguards

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.

Digital Brochures

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

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