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Anthony Wayne Recreation Area - Harriman State Park
Palisades Parkway, Exit 17
Bear Mountain, NY 10911

The Area, located in Harriman State Park, lies in a wooded valley. Facilities include picnic areas with fireplaces, playing fields and cross-country ski and hiking trails.

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Bear Mountain State Park
Palisades Parkway or Route 9W North
Bear Mountain, NY 10911

The park is situated in the rugged mountains rising from the west bank of the Hudson River. Experience the spectacular views offered from the summit of Bear Mountain.

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Belmont Lake State Park
Southern State Parkway Exit 38
North Babylon, NY 11703

Belmont Lake State Park is a full service park offering boating, fishing, picnicking, playing fields, biking, horseback riding, hiking and cross-country skiing.

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Bethpage State Park
99 Quaker Meeting House Road
Farmingdale, NY 11735

Offering five world-class golf courses, including the world-renowned Black Course, Bethpage was the site of the 2002 and 2009 U.S. Open Golf Championships.

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Buttermilk Falls State Park
112 E. Buttermilk Falls Rd.
(Off Rt. 13 S)
Ithaca, NY 14850

The park takes its name from the foaming cascade formed by Buttermilk Creek as it flows down the steep valley side toward Cayuga Lake. With 46 campsites and 7 rustic cabins the park offers lake and pool swimming, hiking trails through woodlands and along the gorge, picnic areas and playing fields.

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Cedar Point State Park
36661 Cedar Point State Park Drive
Clayton, NY 13624

This scenic park offers 173 campsites, most of which have electric hook-up. Being one of the oldest state parks in New York, this park offers numerous. Also available to all campers are the marina, public pavilions, a playground, boat launch, and boat rentals.

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Cumberland Bay State Park
152 Cumberland Head Road
Plattsburgh, NY 12901

Where the world renowned Salmon River lies there is also 149 relaxing campsites. The park has biking and hiking on nature trails, boating, fishing, picnicking, swimming and water skiing. Nearby visitors will find other recreation activities that include golfing, rock climbing, and shopping.

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De Veaux Woods State Park
3180 De Veaux Woods Drive
Niagara Falls, NY 14305

De Veaux Woods State Park has two ball diamonds, a playground, nature trails through a meadow and Old Growth Woods, and a path that leads across the Robert Moses Parkway to Whirlpool State Park with access to the Niagara gorge trail system.

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Evangola State Park
10191 Old Lake Shore Road
Irving, NY 14081

Located on the shoreline of Lake Erie, the park includes 82 campsites, some of which are electric and one accessible cabin with an open porch to enjoy the views.  For those who want to camp but don't have the equipment, three furnished tent rental sites are available to reserve.

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Fair Haven Beach State Park
14985 State Park Road
Fair Haven, NY 13064

The park has one of the finest public lakefronts located on Lake Ontario, with towering shoreline bluffs, sandy beaches and 184 campsites, 32 cabins and 3 cottages nestled within the gently rolling woodlands, offering a variety of recreational opportunities including an 18-hole golf course.

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Fillmore Glen State Park
1686 St. Rte. 38
Moravia, NY 13118

Fillmore Glen is an oasis of cool, dense woods crowding into a long, narrow gorge. Its hiking trails offer spectacular views, unique geological formations, including five waterfalls, and a botanically rich glen. The park has 60 campsites, some with electric hook-up and 3 cabins.

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Fort Niagara State Park
Route 18F
Youngstown, NY 14174

Fort Niagara State Park offers boat access to the Lower Niagara River and Lake Ontario. Adjacent to Old Fort Niagara the park offers hiking, swimming and many other activities.

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Franklin D. Roosevelt State Park
2957 Crompond Road
Yorktown Heights, NY 10598

A scenic haven 40 miles from New York City the park offers a day of fun and relaxation. A spacious picnic area, 3,500 person pool, and two lakes are just some of the park's amenities.

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Gantry Plaza State Park
4-09 47th Road
Long Island City, NY 11101

Spectacular views of the Manhattan skyline, including the Empire State Building and the United Nations are enhanced by the rugged beauty of the park's industrial monuments.

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Golden Hill State Park
9691 Lower Lake Road
Barker, NY 14012

This waterfront park has 59 campsites to choose from, electric sites are available.  Three furnished tent rental sites offer scenic views from the 30-Mile Lighthouse. The park is located on the scenic shore of Lake Ontario offering boating, fishing, hiking, and walking tours of the lighthouse.

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Harriman State Park
Seven Lakes Dr / Bear Mountain Circle
Ramapo, NY 10974

The second-largest park in the parks system boasts 31 lakes and reservoirs, 200 miles of hiking trails, three beaches, camping areas, and a network of scenic views and sites.

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Heckscher State Park
Heckscher Parkway Field 1
East Islip, NY 11730

With 69 campsites and miles of trails, Heckscher State Park is a great destination!  Twenty miles of trails attract hikers, bicycle and cross-country skiers. Swimmers can use the Great South Bay or the swimming pool complex. There are picnic areas, playground and a boat launch ramp. 

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Hempstead Lake State Park
Lakeside Dr.
West Hempstead, NY 11552

Hempstead Lake State Park boasts three ponds in addition to its namesake lake. An historic hand carved carousel as well as boating and fishing are the park's main attractions.

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Hither Hills State Park
164 Old Montauk Highway
Montauk, NY 11954

Hither Hills offers visitors 168 ocean side sites, scenic picnic areas and fireplaces, sport fishing, a two-mile sandy ocean beach and a 40-acre freshwater lake. Group campsites are also available giving access to the unique "walking dunes" of Napeague Harbor and all other park amenities.

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Hudson River Park
353 West St 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10044

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James Baird State Park
14 Maintenance Lane
Pleasant Valley, NY 12569

Situated on farmland James Baird State Park has much to offer. An 18-hole golf course compliments the spacious open and wooded, hiking trails, sports complex, and nature center.

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Lake Taghkanic State Park
1528 Route 82
Ancram, NY 12502

With spectacular scenic views, this park offers 60 tent and trailer sites, 28 cabins and 4 cottages in its camping facilities. The park features two beaches, boat launch site, boat rentals, playgrounds, playing fields, pavilions and a recreation hall.

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Lakeside Beach State Park
Route 18
Waterport, NY 14571

Enjoy beautiful views of Lake Ontario right from your campsite! The park boasts 268 sites for your tent or RV all with electric hook-up. Be sure to bring your bike or hiking shoes for the four miles of scenic nature trails, or your fishing pole for a day of relaxation on the shore.

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Letchworth State Park
1 Letchworth State Park
Castile, NY 14427

Known as the "Grand Canyon of the East", the park is a year round destination with 270 campsites, 82 cabins, some which are winterized making them perfect for a summer or winter getaway! All campsites offer electric hook-up and there is a designated area for group camping too.

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Macomb Reservation State Park
201 Campsite Road
Schuyler Falls, NY 12985

Surrounded by state land, Macomb Reservation has 135 wooded campsites. In addition to camping the park offers playing fields, a picnic area, a self-guided nature trail, swimming, boating and hiking.

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Oquaga Creek State Park
5995 County Route 20
Bainbridge, NY 13733

This park offers 95 campsites as well as a newly renovated cottage that sleeps 8! The 55-acre Arctic Lake has a sand beach for swimmers, and anglers can fish for black bass, bullheads and rainbow trout.

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Orient Beach State Park
40000 Main Road (Route 25)
Orient, NY 11957

The park's 45,000 feet of frontage on Gardiner's Bay and rare maritime forest with red cedar, black-jack oak trees and prickly-pear cactus offer swimming, fishing and hiking.

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Point Au Roche State Park
19 Camp Red Cloud Road
Plattsburgh, NY 12901

The northwestern shore of Lake Champlain offers a mixture of open and forested areas, most of them natural and undeveloped providing the stage for a variety of outdoor activities.

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Reservoir State Park
5777 Witmer Road
Niagara Falls, NY 14304

Reservoir State Park is a favorite of local residents in Niagara County. The park offers a variety of sports facilities including tennis, baseball, roller hockey, soccer, and softball.

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Riverbank State Park (Denny Farrell Riverbank State Park)
679 Riverside Drive
New York, NY 10031

Inspired by Japanese urban rooftop designs Riverbank is a one of a kind facility. Rising above the Hudson River, the park offers a variety of recreational, athletic and arts experiences.

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Robert Moses State Park - Thousand Islands
32 Beach Marina Road
Massena, NY 13662

The campground is located partly on the mainland and partly on Barnhart Island. The park is spacious, home to a large variety of flora and fauna and offers a multitude of recreational opportunities, including 212 wooded campsites, many with electric as well as 15 cabins.

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Roberto Clemente State Park
301 West Tremont Avenue
Bronx, NY 10453

Located along the Harlem River in the Bronx the park offers a variety of recreational and cultural activities. Summer brings numerous concerts and special events to the park.

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Sampson State Park
6096 Route 96A
Romulus, NY 14541

Located on former Navy and Air Force property, military roads and buildings have been replaced with grasses, wildflowers, shrubs and trees on flat, rolling woodlands surrounding ravines. There are 245 electric campsites and 64 non-electric sites, giving access to a wide range of activities.

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Schodack Island State Park
1 Schodack Island Way
Schodack Landing, NY 12156

Schodack Island State Park has 66 reservable sites with camping available April 15th through December 5th.

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Seneca Lake State Park
1 Lakefront Drive
Geneva, NY 14456

The banks of the blue water of Seneca Lake create a relaxing experience for swimmers and picnickers. Children will be delighted with our Sprayground and Playground facilities.

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Southwick Beach State Park
8119 Southwicks Place
Henderson, NY 13650

The park is spacious and popular, known for outstanding swimming and sunning on its sandy beach. Campers have the choice of 112 sites, some on the beach and some with electric. Enjoy picnicking, hiking, and games on the playing fields. The park is adjacent to the Lakeview Wildlife Management Area.

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Stony Brook State Park
10820 Route 36 South
Dansville, NY 14437

The park offers woodlands, a deep gorge with rugged cliffs overlooking three waterfalls and fascinating rock formations. This hidden gem offers 125 campsites in the woodlands and along a stream. Visitors can hike the rim or gorge trails, play tennis, picnic or swim in the park's stream-fed pool.

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Sunken Meadow State Park (Governor Alfred E. Smith)
Rte. 25A and Sunken Meadow Parkway
Kings Park, NY 11754

Located on Long Island Sound the park offers a wide range of topography that sustains a variety of flora and fauna. The miles of beach meet tall, glacial bluffs at the shoreline. If using a GPS enter: 1 Sunken Meadow Parkway, Kings Park, NY.

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Tallman Mountain State Park
Route 9W
Sparkill, NY 10976

Tallman Mountain State Park comprises wooded country on the easterly slope of the Palisades uplands and is a day-use area, offering a variety of outdoor recreation activities.

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Thacher State Park
830 Thacher Park Road
Voorheesville, NY 12186

Thompson's Lake Campground, nestled in the mountains just four miles from the Helderberg Escarpment, is conveniently located near Thacher State Park. This popular campground & recreation area offers 140 wooded campsites, a sandy beach, and open fields.

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Thompson's Lake Campground - Thacher State Park
68 Thompsons Lake Road
East Berne, NY 12059

Located near the Helderberg Escarpment, Thompson's Lake has 139 wooded campsites. The campground offers outdoor activities such as: swimming, nature trail hikes, boat rentals, fishing, and playgrounds. Also the Emma Treadwell Thacher Center is accessible to campers located next to the campground.

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Valley Stream State Park
Valley Stream State Park Rd.
Valley Stream, NY 11580

The park is a day-use picnic facility near a highly-developed residential area offering picnic areas with tables, fireplaces and grills, playing fields and sport courts.

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Watkins Glen State Park
1009 N Franklin St
Watkins Glen, NY 14891

Watkins Glen has a reputation for leaving visitors spellbound. This park has 305 campsites, some with electric, and offers a unique camping experience. Campers can enjoy the summer tours through the gorge, picnic facilities, swimming pool, and fishing in nearby Seneca Lake or Catherine Creek.

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Wellesley Island State Park
44927 Cross Island Road
Fineview, NY 13640

Wellesley Island is the largest camping complex in the Thousand Islands region. The park offers 429 campsite many with electric and or full hook-up. In addition the park has 10 cabins and 12 fully-equipped cottages. Swimming, fishing, and golf are all available within this rustic paradise.

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Westcott Beach State Park
Route 3
Henderson, NY 13650

Westcott Beach is a popular camping park on Lake Ontario, with rolling, wooded hills and open, grassy meadows sheltered by Henderson Bay. It offers 166 restful campsites on a bluff with spectacular views. The park offers a beach, marina, a children's playground, picnic areas, and hiking trails.

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