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COVID-19 UPDATE: New York State Parks are currently open. If you plan on visiting, please wear a face covering and maintain safe 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 

PARK CAPACITY ALERT: The following State Parks have filled to capacity and are currently closed to incoming visitors and traffic. Please make alternate plans.


Entrance Fees: State Park beaches, day-use areas and historic sites may charge entrance fee of between $6-$10 beginning Saturday, June 6.

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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