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Allegany State Park - Quaker Area
2373 ASP, Rte 1
Salamanca, NY 14779
  (716) 354-2182

The Quaker area is known for its two lakes and wonderful camping experiences. It offers swimming, fishing, canoeing and kayaking, as well as hiking trails and playing fields.

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Allegany State Park - Red House Area
2373 ASP, Rte 1, Suite 3
Salamanca, NY 14779
  (716) 354-9121

The Red House Area is known for the historic tudor-style Administration Building as well as Red House Lake, offering multi-season outdoor activities.

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Anthony Wayne Recreation Area - Harriman State Park
Palisades Parkway, Exit 17
Bear Mountain, NY 10911
  (845) 942-2560

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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Artpark State Park (Earl W. Brydges)
450 South 4th Street
Lewiston, NY 14092
  (716) 754-7766

The Artpark is dedicated to presenting the finest in performing and visual arts programs. Experience the many concerts, plays, exhibits, classes and workshops offered here.

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Bayswater Point State Park
1479 Point Breeze Place
Far Rockaway, NY 11691
  (718) 471-1018

Located at the tip of a peninsula in the Rockaways the park offers varied terrain including beachfront, wetlands and woodlands making it an ideal location for nesting birds.

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Bear Mountain State Park
Palisades Parkway or Route 9W North
Bear Mountain, NY 10911
  (845) 786-2701

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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Beaver Pond Campgrounds - Harriman State Park
700 Kanawaukee Road
Stony Point, NY 10980
  (845) 947-2792

Beaver Pond Campgrounds adjoin the Lake Welch Recreation Area within Harriman State Park and include a variety of camping accommodations and facilities.

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Belmont Lake State Park
Southern State Parkway Exit 38
North Babylon, NY 11703
  (631) 667-5055

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
  (516) 249-0701

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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Betty and Wilbur Davis State Park
133 Davis Road
Schenevus, NY 12155
  (607) 547-8662

This scenic park is blanketed by a forest of hardwoods intermixed with smaller areas of conifer plantation. The hilltop location provides expansive views to the south and west.

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Black Diamond Trail
1740 Taughannock Blvd.
Trumansburg, NY 14886
  (607) 387-6739
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Black River Trail
25534 Ridge Road
Watertown, NY 13601
  (315) 938-5083
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Blauvelt State Park
Route 303 North to East, Greenbush Road
Blauvelt, NY 10913
  (845) 359-0544

Blauvelt State Park is 590 acres of forested green space in Rockland County. Hiking trails provide the only access and afford spectacular views of the Hudson Valley.

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Bonavista State Park Golf Course
7194 County Road 132
Ovid, NY 14521
  (607) 869-5482

This 9-hole course offers spectacular views over Seneca Lake as well as a full service clubhouse and restaurant and shaded picnic area.

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Bowman Lake State Park
745 Bliven Sherman Road
Oxford, NY 13830
  (607) 334-2718

Known as "a camper's paradise", Bowman Lake is comprised of scenic forests housing a multi-season trail system as well as its namesake lake, perfect for swimming and sunbathing.

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Brookhaven State Park
William Floyd Parkway
(Between NY 25 and NY 25A)
Wading River, NY 11792
  (631) 929-4314

Brookhaven State Park is 1,638-acres and is part of the central core of the Long Island Pine Barrens. The Park runs along the east side William Floyd Parkway north of Whiskey Road, and between NY 25 and NY 25A.

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Buckhorn Island State Park
c/o Beaver Island State Park -- 2136 West Oakfield Road
Grand Island, NY 14072
  (716) 773-3271

The vast marshlands and meadows of Buckhorn Island border the Niagara River. Explore the nature trails or spend the day fishing or cross-country skiing depending on the season.

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Buttermilk Falls State Park
112 E. Buttermilk Falls Rd.
(Off Rt. 13 S)
Ithaca, NY 14850
  (607) 273-5761

Taking its name from the foaming cascade formed by Buttermilk Creek the park offers hiking, swimming and camping as well as the scenic Larch Meadows glen and wetland area.

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Caleb Smith State Park Preserve
581 West Jericho Turnpike
Smithtown, NY 11787
  (631) 265-1054

Boasting acres of undeveloped landscape the park allows visitors to explore many different habitats including freshwater wetlands, ponds, streams, fields and upland woods.

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Camp Hero State Park
1898 Montauk Highway
Montauk, NY 11954
  (631) 668-3781

Camp Hero offers pristine maritime forests, freshwater wetlands, stunning ocean vistas and dramatic bluffs rising from the beach, as well as an historic military instillation.

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Canoe-Picnic Point State Park
36661 Cedar Point State Park Drive
Clayton, NY 13624
  (315) 654-2522

Only accessible by boat the park offers a quiet camping experience in a beautiful wooded area. The park also includes a scenic picnic area as well as excellent fishing.

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Catharine Valley Trail
c/o Watkins Glen State Park
P.O. Box 304
Watkins Glen, NY 14891
  (607) 535-4511

This year round recreation trail provides visitors the opportunity to experience the scenic beauty and historic charm of the glacially-carved valley south of Seneca Lake.

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Caumsett State Historic Park Preserve
25 Lloyd Harbor Road
Huntington, NY 11743
  (631) 423-1770

Situated on a scenic peninsula extending into Long Island Sound this English-style estate offers miles of pathway winding through woodland, meadows, shoreline and salt marsh.

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Chenango Valley State Park
153 State Park Road
Chenango Forks, NY 13746
  (607) 648-5251

Chenango Valley is an ice age wonder featuring two glacial lakes. Offering a variety of wildlife, camping, and an 18-hole golf course the park has something for everyone.

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Cherry Plain State Park
10 State Park Road
Petersburg, NY 12138
  (518) 733-5400

Cherry Plain is located on Black River Pond and offers a variety of outdoor recreation activities. Explore the hiking and biking trails, camping area, or go swimming in the pond.

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Chimney Bluffs State Park
7700 Garner Road
Wolcott, NY 14590
  (315) 947-5205

Chimney Bluffs features the most dramatic landscape on the Lake Ontario shore. Experience the massive earthen spires while enjoying the park's lakeshore nature trails.

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Chittenango Falls State Park
2300 Rathbun Rd.
Cazenovia, NY 13035
  (315) 492-1756

Glacial sculpted 400 million year-old bedrock is responsible for the park's picturesque 167 foot namesake waterfall. Enjoy the views offered by trails winding through the gorge.

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Clark Reservation State Park
6105 East Seneca Turnpike
Jamesville, NY 13078
  (315) 492-1756

Clark Reservation is a geologic wonder of the last ice age and a botanist's paradise. The park features rugged cliffs, woodland and meadow, a wetland and a glacial plunge basin lake.

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Clay Pit Ponds State Park Preserve
83 Nielsen Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10309
  (718) 967-1976

The preserve occupies a 260-acre area near the southwest shore of Staten Island. It contains a variety of unique habitats and cultural history, as well as the Interpretive Center.

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Cold Spring Harbor State Park
95 Harbor Rd
Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724
  (631) 423-1770

The park is comprised of 40 acres of hilly terrain offering scenic vistas of Cold Spring Harbor. It features a mixed hardwood forest, as well as thickets of wild mountain laurel.

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Connetquot River State Park Preserve
Box 505
Oakdale, NY 11769
  (631) 581-1005

The preserve maintains 3,473 acres of land and water for the protection and propagation of game birds, fish and animals. Explore the 50 miles of trails winding through the park.

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Darien Lakes State Park
10475 Harlow Road
Darien Center, NY 14040
  (585) 547-9242

Darien Lake's varied terrain includes hills, woodlands, ravines, streams and Harlow Lake. The park features campsites as well as a rustic bridge over a channel to Picnic Island.

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De Veaux Woods State Park
3180 De Veaux Woods Drive
Niagara Falls, NY 14305
  (716) 284-5778

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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Delta Lake State Park
8797 State Route 46
Rome, NY 13440
  (315) 337-4670

Located on a peninsula extending into Delta Reservoir visitors can enjoy the many picnic areas, or hiking and nature trails. Boating, fishing, and camping are also available.

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Devil's Hole State Park
Robert Moses Parkway
Niagara Falls, NY 14305
  (716) 284-5778

Devil's Hole State Park overlooks the Devil's Hole Rapids. The park has picnic areas, scenic overlooks and hiking trails, and is one of the more popular spots for fishing.

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Evangola State Park
10191 Old Lake Shore Road
Irving, NY 14081
  (716) 549-1802

Evangola State Park features a beautiful arc-shaped shoreline and natural sand beach on Lake Erie. The park also offers picnic facilities, 80 campsites, and playing fields.

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Fahnestock State Park (Clarence Fahnestock)
1498 Route 301
Carmel, NY 10512
  (845) 225-7207

An outdoor enthusiast's delight. The park boasts hiking trails, a beautiful beach, scenic campground, and abundant opportunities for boating, hunting, fishing, and birding.

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Fair Haven Beach State Park
14985 State Park Road
Fair Haven, NY 13064
  (315) 947-5205

Found on Lake Ontario the park boasts one of the finest public lakefronts in upstate New York. Towering shoreline bluffs, sandy beaches and hilly woodlands cover this scenic park.

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Fillmore Glen State Park
1686 St. Rte. 38
Moravia, NY 13118
  (315) 497-0130

Fillmore Glen is an oasis of cool, dense woods crowding into a long, narrow gorge. Explore its unique geological formations, five waterfalls, and a botanically rich glen.

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Fort Niagara State Park
Route 18F
Youngstown, NY 14174
  (716) 745-7273

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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Four Mile Creek State Park
1055 Lake Road
Youngstown, NY 14174
  (716) 745-3802

Located on the shores of Lake Ontario only 15 minutes from the mighty Niagara Falls the park offers a variety of camping options as well as trails exploring shores and marshlands.

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Franklin D. Roosevelt State Park
2957 Crompond Road
Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
  (914) 245-4434

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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Franny Reese State Park
Johnson-Iorio Park, Haviland Rd
Highland, NY 12528

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Genesee Valley Greenway State Park
Genesee Valley Greenway
1 Letchworth State Park
Castile, NY 14427
  (585) 493-3614
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Gilbert Lake State Park
18 CCC Road
Laurens, NY 13796
  (607) 432-2114

Featuring a lake and three ponds in wooded, hilly terrain at the foothills of the Catskills the park offers swimming, camping, and hiking among their variety of outdoor activities.

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Glimmerglass State Park
1527 County Highway 31
Cooperstown, NY 13326
  (607) 547-8662

Overlooking Otsego Lake the park's rolling, partially-wooded terrain is host to a wide variety of wildlife. The many trails offer picturesque views and a variety of wildlife. Please note alternate directions listed on the main page.

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Golden Hill State Park
9691 Lower Lake Road
Barker, NY 14012
  (716) 795-3885

Located on the scenic shore of Lake Ontario the park is home to The Thirty Mile Lighthouse. The park offers boating, fishing, hiking, and walking tours of the lighthouse.

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Goosepond Mountain State Park
1198 New York 17M
Chester, NY 10918
  (845) 786-2701

Goosepond Mountain State Park is 1,558 acres of undeveloped open space. Almost completely wooded, the park is open to hikers and horseback riders.

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Grafton Lakes State Park
254 Grafton Lakes State Park Way
Grafton, NY 12082
  (518) 279-1155

Located on the forested mountain ridge between the Taconic and Hudson Valleys, the park includes five ponds and 2,357 acres featuring hiking, fishing, swimming, and boating.

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Green Lakes State Park
7900 Green Lakes Road
Fayetteville, NY 13066
  (315) 637-6111

Green Lakes State Park features two glacial lakes surrounded by upland forest. The park also features an 18-hole golf course, as well as 10 miles of trails.

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Hallock State Park Preserve
6062 Sound Avenue
Riverhead, NY 11947
  (631) 315-5475

Jamesport State Park offers nearly 1-mile of pristine beach front on the North Shore of Long Island along the Long Island Sound. Hiking, nature walks and bird watching in available on the eastern portion of the property.

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Hamlin Beach State Park
1 Hamlin Beach Blvd. West
Hamlin, NY 14464
  (585) 964-2462

Clear water, sandy beaches and tent and trailer campsites entice thousands of visitors each year. 

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Harriet Hollister Spencer State Recreation Area
6775 Canadice Hill Road
Springwater, NY 14560
  (585) 335-8111

The Recreation Area provides picnic tables, hiking, cross-country skiing and biking trails. Deer hunting is permitted in season. Small game hunting is not permitted at any time.

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Harriman State Park
Seven Lakes Dr / Bear Mountain Circle
Ramapo, NY 10974
  (845) 947-2444

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
  (631) 581-2100

Twenty miles of trails, swimming in the Great South Bay and boating attract more than a million visitors per year.

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Hempstead Lake State Park
Lakeside Dr.
West Hempstead, NY 11552
  (516) 766-1029

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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High Tor State Park
415 South Mountain Road
New City, NY 10956
  (845) 634-8074

High Tor is a day-use facility for picnicking, swimming and hiking, offering spectacular views of the Hudson River. The Long Path passes through the park on its course inland.

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Highland Lakes State Park
55-223 Tamms Rd
Middletown, NY 10941
  (845) 786-2701

Highland Lakes State Park consists of more than 3,000 acres of undeveloped woods and lakes. Visitors use the park for fishing, hiking, horseback riding and flying model planes.

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Higley Flow State Park
442 Cold Brook Drive
Colton, NY 13625
  (315) 262-2880

Nestled among the Adirondack foothills on the picturesque Raquette River the park offers hilly and heavily-wooded terrain dotted with spacious campsites and a sandy beach.

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Hither Hills State Park
164 Old Montauk Highway
Montauk, NY 11954
  (631) 668-2554

The Atlantic Ocean and the unique "walking dunes" of Napeague Harbor form the border for this scenic park. The park boasts a sandy beach and woodland area for outdoor recreation.

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Hudson Highlands State Park Preserve
3011 Route 9D
Cold Spring, NY 10516
  (845) 265-3175

A mostly undeveloped preserve of nearly 6,000 acres, the park consists of a series of separate parcels of land offering activities such as fishing, boating, hiking, and birding.

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James Baird State Park
14 Maintenance Lane
Pleasant Valley, NY 12569
  (845) 452-1489

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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Joseph Davis State Park
4143 Lower River Road
Lewiston, NY 14092
  (716) 745-7273

Fields, woodlands and ponds provide the landscape for the wide variety of recreation. Fishing, hiking, and frisbee disc golf are just some of the activities offered by the park.

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Keuka Lake State Park
3560 Pepper Road
Bluff Point, NY 14478
  (315) 536-3666

The heart of wine country offers a gentle charm. Views of vineyard-covered slopes, glimmering water and clear blue sky provide a backdrop for a variety of outdoor activities.

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Knox Farm State Park
437 Buffalo Road
East Aurora, NY 14052
  (716) 652-0786

Situated on a former country estate the park is adjacent to the historic village of East Aurora. The park features a variety of habitats and is home to several species of farm animals.

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Lake Erie State Park
5838 Route 5
Brocton, NY 14716
  (716) 792-9214

High bluffs overlooking Lake Erie provide a breathtaking view. Enjoy the scenic camping, swimming, and hiking opportunities as well as the excellent view of migrating birds.

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Lake Sebago Beach - Harriman State Park
Palisades Interstate Park Commission
Bear Mountain, NY 10911
  (845) 351-2583

Lake Sebago Beach in Harriman State Park is surrounded by lawns, fields and picnic areas. In addition to swimming from the sandy beach, anglers can fish for bass, perch and sunfish.

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Lake Taghkanic State Park
1528 Route 82
Ancram, NY 12502
  (518) 851-3631

Located next to Lake Taghkanic in the rolling hills and lush forests of Columbia County, the park offers activities including swimming, hiking, fishing, boating and camping.

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Lake Tiorati Beach - Harriman State Park
2300 Seven Lakes Drive
Southfields, NY 10975
  (845) 429-8257

Lake Tiorati was formed by combining two ponds into one large lake. Surrounded by meadows and rolling, wooded hills, the park offers swimming, fishing, boating and picnicking.

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Lake Welch Beach - Harriman State Park
800 Kanawaukee Road
Stony Point, NY 10980
  (845) 947-2444

Man-made Lake Welch, boasting a half-mile-long sandy beach in the wooded hills of the Ramapo Mountains, became the large lake that it is today when a dam was completed in 1942.

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Lakeside Beach State Park
Route 18
Waterport, NY 14571
  (585) 682-4888

The park offers outstanding panoramic views of Lake Ontario and surrounding farms and fruit orchards. Camping, hiking, fishing, and picnicking bring thousands to Lakeside Beach.

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Letchworth State Park
1 Letchworth State Park
Castile, NY 14427
  (585) 493-3600

The "Grand Canyon of the East," Letchworth is one of the most magnificent areas in the eastern U.S. Waterfalls, cliffs, and a deep gorge are just some of the parks stunning features.

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Long Point State Park - Finger Lakes
2063 Lake Rd.
Aurora, NY 13026
  (315) 364-5637

Located on the shore of Cayuga Lake the park provides boat launch facilities, a beach with swimming area, picnic areas, fishing access and a full service vacation rental.

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Long Point State Park on Lake Chautauqua
4459, Route 430
Bemus Point, NY 14712
  (716) 386-2722

Long Point, which juts peninsula-like into Lake Chautauqua, is one of the moraines left long ago by a retreating glacier and features a thickly-wooded marina and day-use area.

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Macomb Reservation State Park
201 Campsite Road
Schuyler Falls, NY 12985
  (518) 643-9952

Located just outside the Adirondack Park along the Salmon River's course toward Lake Champlain, the park has a wilderness atmosphere and offers swimming in man-made Davis Pond.

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Max V. Shaul State Park
Route 30
Fultonham, NY 12071
  (518) 827-4711

A small, quiet camping area with 30 wooded tent and trailer sites the park offers Panther Creek, picnic grounds, as well as playing fields, playground and nature and hiking trail.

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Mills Norrie State Park (Margaret Lewis Norrie)
9 Old Post Road
Staatsburg, NY 12580
  (845) 889-4646

A serene wooded area with glimpses of the river provides an ideal location. The park's marina as well as its camping sites are extremely popular, as are the numerous hiking trails.

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Mine Kill State Park
POB 923 / 161 Minekill Road
North Blenheim, NY 12131
  (518) 827-6111

Featuring the picturesque Mine Kill Falls in the scenic Schoharie Valley, Mine Kill State Park overlooks the NY Power Authority's Blenheim-Gilboa Pumped Storage Power Project.

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Minnewaska State Park Preserve
5281 Route 44-55
Kerhonkson, NY 12446
  (845) 255-0752

Located on the Shawangunk Mountain ridge is one of the most unique and beautiful parks in New York State. It features numerous waterfalls, lakes, and stunning cliff-edge views.

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Minnewaska State Park Preserve: Sam's Point Area
400 Sam’s Point Road
Cragsmoor, NY 12420
  (845) 647-7989
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Montauk Point State Park
2000 Montauk Highway
Montauk, NY 11954
  (631) 668-3781

A heavily-wooded area on the tip of Long Island offers some of the best surf fishing in the world. Calm water reveals the "race" of converging tides from the Ocean and the Sound.

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Moreau Lake State Park
605 Old Saratoga Road
Gansevoort, NY 12831
  (518) 793-0511

Amid hardwood forests, pine stands and rocky ridges and shady groves of trees the park offers Moreau Lake surrounded by a sandy beach, camping and picnic grounds, and hiking trails.

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Niagara Falls State Park
332 Prospect Street
Niagara Falls, NY 14303
  (716) 278-1794

Home to the mighty Niagara Falls. The oldest state park in the United States offers numerous islands, famous Prospect Point area and many unique views of the world famous falls.

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Nissequogue River State Park
799 Saint Johnland Road
Kings Park, NY 11754
  (631) 269-4927

The north shore of Long Island offers a variety of habitats including tidal and fresh water wetlands and hardwood forests to the park's shore birds, reptiles and amphibians.

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Nyack Beach State Park
698 N. Broadway
Upper Nyack, NY 10960
  (845) 358-1316

Nyack Beach State Park boasts 61 acres of riverfront along the Hudson in Rockland County. The most popular activities are picnicking, hiking, bicycling and fishing.

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Ogden Mills & Ruth Livingston Mills State Park
Mills Mansion 1 Road
Staatsburg, NY 12580
  (845) 889-4646

The park offers fabulous views of the Hudson River. It also boasts the Dinsmore golf course, one of the oldest public golf courses in the country, where patrons can play 9 or 18 holes.

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Old Croton Aqueduct State Historic Park
15 Walnut Street (Park Office)
Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522
  (914) 693-5259
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Old Erie Canal State Historic Park
Dewitt "to" Rome
Dewitt/Rome, NY 13214
  (315) 510-3421
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Oquaga Creek State Park
5995 County Route 20
Bainbridge, NY 13733
  (607) 467-4160

A 55-acre Arctic Lake located amidst rolling, wooded hills has a sand beach for swimmers, and great fishing for anglers. Camping is available as is a full service vacation rental.

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Orient Beach State Park
40000 Main Road (Route 25)
Orient, NY 11957
  (631) 323-2440

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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Peebles Island State Park
1 Delaware Avenue North
Cohoes, NY 12047
  (518) 268-2188

Peebles Island offers spectacular river and rapids views for walkers and joggers who take advantage of the miles of paths through the gently rolling and wooded landscape. Picnickers and fishermen come to relax and winter visitors use the facilities to cross-country ski, hike and snowshoe.

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Pixley Falls State Park
11430 State Route 46
Boonville, NY 13309
  (315) 337-4670

A picturesque 50-foot waterfall is the main attraction at this scenic park. It also features steep, wooded hills, mountain stream and a nature trail.

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Point Au Roche State Park
19 Camp Red Cloud Road
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
  (518) 563-0369

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
  (716) 284-5778

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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Robert G. Wehle State Park
5182 State Park Road
Henderson, NY 13650
  (315) 938-5302

Located on a former estate the park boasts 1,100 acres and over 17,000 ft of beautiful Lake Ontario shoreline. The extremely private residential compound is available for rental.

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Robert H. Treman State Park
105 Enfield Falls Rd.
Ithaca, NY 14850
  (607) 273-3440

Robert H. Treman is an area of wild beauty, with the rugged Enfield Glen gorge as its scenic highlight scattered with 12 waterfalls, including the 115-foot Lucifer Falls.

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Robert Moses State Park - Thousand Islands
32 Beach Marina Road
Massena, NY 13662
  (315) 769-8663

Located partly on the mainland and partly on Barnhart Island the park is accessible by tunnel. A multitude of recreational opportunities are available as is a nature center.

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Robert V. Riddell State Park
Accessible off NY 28, north of I-88 from Riddell Road
Davenport, NY 13750
  (607) 432-2114

The park offers a many family-friendly passive recreational opportunities in the Susquehanna River Valley and is a preferred destination for hikers and outdoor enthusiasts.

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Rockefeller State Park Preserve
125 Phelps Way
Pleasantville, NY 10570
  (914) 631-1470

Visitors will delight in the outdoor activities offered at the ever growing haven of open space in Westchester County known as Rockefeller State Park Preserve.

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Rockland Lake State Park
299 Rockland Lake Rd.
Valley Cottage, NY 10989
  (845) 268-3020

Located on a ridge of Hook Mountain above the Hudson River the park offers swimming pools, a picnic area, boat launch, and hiking trails with breathtaking views of the Hudson Valley.

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Sampson State Park
6096 Route 96A
Romulus, NY 14541
  (315) 585-6392

Located on Seneca Lake the park was once a military training base before becoming an area of grasses, wildflowers, shrubs and trees on flat, rolling woodlands surrounding ravines.

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Saratoga Spa State Park
19 Roosevelt Drive
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
  (518) 584-2535

A National Historic Landmark, the park is noted for its cultural, aesthetic and recreational resources.  Music, theater, golf and a spa are just some of the park's many amenities.

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Schodack Island State Park
1 Schodack Island Way
Schodack Landing, NY 12156
  (518) 732-0187

Hudson River and Schodack Creek shoreline bound the 1,052-acre site. The park has been designated a State Estuary, as well as a Bird Conservation Area.

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Schunnemunk State Park
Different access points are available for different trails;
Orange County, NY 12553
  (845) 351-5907
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Sebago Cabin Camp - Harriman State Park
Seven Lakes Drive
Harriman State Park, NY 10901
  (845) 429-2039

Located on Lake Sebago the camp offers rustic cabins and full service cottages and gives access to all the amenities Harriman State Park has to offer.

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Selkirk Shores State Park
7101 State Route #3
Pulaski, NY 13142
  (315) 298-5737

Overlooking a bluff on Lake Ontario the park offers Great Lakes swimming, fishing and spectacular sunsets. Boat launch sites as well as camping facilities are also available.

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Shadmoor State Park
900 Montauk Highway
Montauk, NY 11954
  (631) 668-3781

Located on the tip of Long Island the park features a long ocean beach, rolling geography and shadbush growth. Bluffs and freshwater wetlands are also part of the preserve.

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Shirley Chisholm State Park
1750 Pennsylvania Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11239
  (212) 866-3100
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Silver Lake State Park
4229 W Lake Road
Castile, NY 14427
  (585) 493-3600

Silver Lake State Park provides a boat launch facility for boating and fishing on the lake. The area also has picnic facilities and a comfort station which is open year round.

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Silver Mine - Harriman State Park
Palisades Interstate Park Commission
Bear Mountain, NY 10911
  (845) 429-8257

The Silver Mine area of Harriman State Park offers picnic grounds, fishing and hiking.

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Southwick Beach State Park
8119 Southwicks Place
Henderson, NY 13650
  (315) 846-5338

Spacious and popular, the park is known for outstanding swimming and sunning on its sandy beach. The park is adjoined to the adjacent wildlife management area and its trail system.

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St. Lawrence State Park Golf Course
4955 State Highway 37
Ogdensburg, NY 13669
  (315) 393-2286

With its long, sweeping hills and pond, this 9-hole course was designed to incorporate the panoramic view of the St. Lawrence River shipping channel and the Canadian shore.

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Sterling Forest State Park
116 Old Forge Road
Tuxedo, NY 10987
  (845) 351-5907

The park is comprised of pristine natural refuge amidst of one of the nation's most densely populated areas, remarkable woodland, and a tremendous outdoor recreation area.

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Stony Brook State Park
10820 Route 36 South
Dansville, NY 14437
  (585) 335-8111

Hilly woodlands, a deep gorge with rugged cliffs, three waterfalls and fascinating rock formations comprise the park offering camping, hiking and swimming in a stream-fed pool.

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Storm King State Park
Mountain Road
Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY 12520
  (845) 786-2701

Storm King State Park is an undeveloped park offering unsurpassed views of the Catskills and the Hudson Valley. Hikers and hunters enjoy this undisturbed green space.

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Sunken Meadow State Park (Governor Alfred E. Smith)
Rte. 25A and Sunken Meadow Parkway
Kings Park, NY 11754
  (631) 269-4333

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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Taconic State Park - Copake Falls Area
253 Route 344
Copake Falls, NY 12517
  (518) 329-3993

Located in Taconic State Park, Copake Falls is known for its rustic camping experience. The oldest park in the region offers many activities for campers and day visitors to enjoy.

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Taconic State Park - Rudd Pond Area
59 Rudd Drive
Millerton, NY 12546
  (518) 789-3059

Located in Taconic State Park, Rudd Pond offers campers and day visitors a wide variety of activities including swimming, picnicking, hiking, boating and biking.

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Tallman Mountain State Park
Route 9W
Sparkill, NY 10976
  (845) 359-0544

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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Taughannock Falls State Park
1740 Taughannock Blvd.
Trumansburg, NY 14886
  (607) 387-6739

The park's 215 foot namesake waterfall is one of the outstanding natural attractions of the Northeast. Trails offer spectacular views from above and below the breathtaking falls.

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Thacher State Park
830 Thacher Park Road
Voorheesville, NY 12186
  (518) 872-1237

Situated along the Helderberg Escarpment the park is home too one of the richest fossil-bearing formations in the world and provides marvelous mountain and valley views.

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Thompson's Lake Campground - Thacher State Park
68 Thompsons Lake Road
East Berne, NY 12059
  (518) 872-1674

Nestled in the mountains just four miles from the Helderberg Escarpment, the park is a popular camping ground and recreation area featuring many outdoor activities.

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Trail View State Park
8101 Jericho Turnpike
(next to Stop & Shop)
Woodbury, NY 11797
  (631) 423-1770

Serving as a link along the Nassau/Suffolk Greenbelt Trail the park encompasses a variety of habitats and undeveloped resources such as hardwood forests, marshes and fields.

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Two Rivers State Park Recreation Area
Banzhoff Road
Waverly, NY 14892
  (607) 732-6287

Two Rivers State Park features recreation trails for hiking, biking, skiing or snowshoeing through steep forested slopes and open hilltop meadows.

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Verona Beach State Park
6541 Lakeshore Road South
Route 13
Verona Beach, NY 13162
  (315) 762-4463

Located on the eastern shore of Oneida Lake the park is a picnicker's and camper's delight. Shaded picnic areas and the campground boast a view of the park's scenic beach.

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Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park
Highland Entrance:
87 Haviland Road
Highland, NY 12528

Poughkeepsie Entrance:
61 Parker Avenue
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
  (845) 834-2867

The park provides access to the Hudson River's breathtaking landscape. The bridge deck stands 212 feet above the river's surface and is 6,678 feet (1.28 miles) long, making it the longest, elevated pedestrian bridge in the world.

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Watkins Glen State Park
1009 N Franklin St
Watkins Glen, NY 14891
  (607) 535-4511

Watkins Glen is the most famous park in the Finger Lakes. It has a reputation for leaving visitors spellbound by its breathtaking gorge blessed with 200 ft cliffs and 19 waterfalls.

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Wellesley Island State Park
44927 Cross Island Road
Fineview, NY 13640
  (315) 482-2722

A secluded wilderness site along the banks of the St. Lawrence River is home to the largest camping complex in the region. One of the main attractions of the park is its nature center.

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Westcott Beach State Park
Route 3
Henderson, NY 13650
  (315) 646-2239

A popular day-use and camping park with rolling, wooded hills and open, grassy meadows sheltered by Henderson Bay, and a bluff offering spectacular views of Lake Ontario.

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Whetstone Gulf State Park
6065 West Rd.
Lowville, NY 13367
  (315) 376-6630

Built in and around a three-mile-long gorge cut into the eastern edge of the Tug Hill Plateau the park offers one of the most spectacular scenic vistas east of the Rocky Mountains.

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Whirlpool State Park
Niagara Scenic Parkway
Niagara Falls, NY 14303
  (716) 284-4691

The park offers spectacular views of swirling rapids, the whirlpool and the Niagara River Escarpment as well as a network of nature trails that descend into the gorge.

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Wildwood State Park
790 Hulse Landing Road
Wading River, NY 11792
  (631) 929-4314

Acres of undeveloped hardwood forest terminating on the high bluff overlooking Long Island Sound provides the scenic background for swimming, camping, picnicking and fishing.

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Wilson-Tuscarora State Park
3371 Lake Road
Wilson, NY 14172
  (716) 751-6361

The park is a well-preserved natural area for many varieties of plants and wildlife, encompassing 395 acres of mature woods, open meadows and marshland on Tuscarora Bay.

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Wonder Lake State Park
380 Ludingtonville Road
Holmes, NY 12531
  (845) 225-7207

Wonder Lake is a hiker's delight of 8.6 miles of marked trails. Walk on what was historically bridle trails around scenic Wonder Lake in this 1133-acre area. Get in touch with nature around the 3-acre Laurel Pond. Whether you enjoy hiking, fishing, birding or hunting, Wonder Lake has it all.

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Woodlawn Beach State Park
S-3580 Lakeshore Rd
Blasdell, NY 14219
  (716) 826-1930

Located on Lake Erie, within the Buffalo metropolitan area, the park offers a beautiful, long natural sand beach with lovely panoramic views and spectacular sunsets on the lake.

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