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.
Are you a 4th grader in NYS? Find out how you and your family can visit parks for free! 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.
Learn how a simple task can prevent the spread of certain aquatic invasive species and keep New York's lakes and rivers clean.
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State park, historic site and camping information are available in digital format and may be downloaded.
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