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Alert: State Park Facilities on Lake Ontario and in the Thousand Islands:  

High water is impacting State Park facilities on Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence Seaway. All parks are open, but access to boat launches and other facilities near the water may be restricted. Check the web page of the park you intend to visit for updates. For more information on the storm impacts to state boat launches, please visit: Lake Ontario Storm Information.

New York's historic sites tell the story of our rich cultural heritage. Experience the many facets of New York State history through tours, storytelling, exhibits, cooking demonstrations, military drills and encampments. There are countless ways to explore our past.

New York State's historic sites... With all there is to see and do, how will you spend your time?

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