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Lake Ontario/St. Lawrence River Flooding: Some park facilities along Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River are being impacted by high water. Please check here for updates.

A 5 mile per hour speed limit along the Lake Ontario shoreline is now in effect. Learn more.

Come meet the experts and learn about New York's wild side, from honey bees to sea stars, snakes, and coyotes, to exploring geology, migration, botany and so much more. New York's state parks are home to 24 nature centers that offer diverse environmental education programs for children, families, adults, and school groups.

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