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KNOW BEFORE YOU GO: During the peak fall season, we encourage all visitors to check individual park webpages or historic site webpages, or download the free NY State Parks Explorer app for up-to-date information before visiting. Hours and operational schedules are subject to change. Thank you.

Sam's Point Parking is closed. Please consider alternate destinations, roadside parking is prohibited. Vehicles will be ticketed and towed.

From the shores of Long Island to the mighty Niagara Falls, New York's 180 state parks offer countless opportunities to explore your natural environment, escape from the grind of the everyday and experience exciting new adventures. Beaches, boat launches, hiking trails, campsites, and golf courses all await you!

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

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The New York State Parks, Recreation and Historic site system is divided into eleven regions. State land in the Adirondacks (6a) and the Catskills (6b) is overseen by the Department of Environmental Conservation. For more information about those areas, please visit www.dec.ny.govLeaving New York State Parks or call 518-402-8000. Camping reservations for all New York State campgrounds can be made by visiting newyorkstateparks.reserveamerica.com Leaving New York State Parks or by calling 1-800-456-CAMP.

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