Change up your scenery and explore a new park or trail. We offer a varying line-up of hikes and walks on both weekdays and weekends. Learn More
Application now available for free field trips to NYS State Park and Historic Sites. Learn more
Are you a strong swimmer, love to be outdoors and looking for a summer job that helps people? Plan now and join the State Parks Lifeguard team. Dates to qualify have started: Find a location near you.
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.
Signs of spring are beginning to show in the great northeast. The days are getting longer, skunk cabbage is beginning to erupt from the cold ground and birds that have been afar for the winter months are beginning to return to New York State.
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