: 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.
UPDATE: SUNDAY, AUGUST 9TH:
Several Long Island State Parks and Historic Sites are closed today due to weather damage: Cold Spring Harbor, Trailview, Caleb Smith, Valley Stream, Walt Whitman Historic Site, and Wildwood.
Palisades Region Parks: The following state parks are CLOSED until further notice: Bear Mountain, Fort Montgomery Historic Site, High Tor, and Lake Tiorati.
Taconic Region Parks: Taconic - Rudd Pond Campground is closed until further notice due to recent storm damage.
PARK CAPACITY ALERT: The following parks have filled to capacity and are CLOSED to incoming visitors and traffic. Please seek alternatives:
As of 7:45 AM - Field 6 of Jones Beach State Park
As of 8:00 AM - Field 3 of Robert Moses State Park (LI)
As of 9:15 AM - Robert Moses State Park (LI)
As of 9:45 AM - Orient Beach State Park
As of 10:00 AM - Field 2 of Jones Beach State Park
As of 10:15 AM - Taconic State Park - Copake Falls/Bash Bish
Chimney Bluffs State Park has reached capacity as of 10:45. Please make alternate plans.
As of 10:45 AM - Fahnestock State Park - Canopus Beach Area
As of 10:45 AM - Sam's Point Area of Minnewaska
As of 11:15 AM - Southwick Beach State Park and Lake Welch Beach State Park
As of 11:30 AM Thompson's Lake Campground
As of 12:00 PM - Lake Taghkanic State Park
As of 12:00pm- Moreau Lake State Park, Hither Hills State Park
As of 12:15Pm - Cherry Plain State Park
Taughannock Falls has reached capacity as of 12:15. Please make alternate plans.
Stony Brook has reached capacity as of 12:15. Please make alternate plans.
As of 12:45pm Grafton Lakes State Park
As of 1:00pm - Sandy Island Beach State Park, Field 4 of Jones Beach State Park
Canandaigua Boat Launch has reached capacity as of 1:30 p.m. Please make alternate plans.
As of 1:00 PM - Franklin D Roosevelt Pool Area
As of 1:15 PM - Sunken Meadow State Park