Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation

Guided Hikes

Guided Hikes

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. Learn More

Transportation Grant

Transportation Grant

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

LifeGuard

Lifeguard

Are you a strong swimmer, love to be outdoors and looking for a summer job. Plan now and join the State Parks Lifeguard team. Dates to qualify have begun– find a location near you.Qualifying Dates

2018 Annual Empire Pass Now Available Online

Empire 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.

Stay Connected

Sign up to receive news, updates and special promotions