With cooler daytime temperatures and nature's colors on display, fall is the perfect time to get outdoors! New York State parks and historic sites have over 2,000 miles of trails just waiting to be explored. From easy walks on carriage roads to rugged backcountry treks, chances are you will find a great spot to get outside and soak in the season.
Join us on the trail and explore some new scenery. We offer a varying line-up of hikes and walks on both weekdays and weekends. Guided Hike Events
For up to date information on the changing fall colors, be sure to check out the I Love NY Fall Foliage Map
Before you explore on your own, be sure you have a trail map.
Jumpstart your next adventure with our free app. Enjoy quick access to key info all in one place -- park info, directions, hours, fees and rates, trail maps, and helpful know-before-you go details. Plus users can favorite their most-loved places to receive important updates and alerts. Available for both iOS and Android. Learn more
Explore Some New Territory
Been there, done that? Check out these suggestions based on regions of the state.
While spending time outdoors we all have a responsibility to keep these spaces enjoyable for everyone. To minimizing our impacts that may affect other people, water and wildlife follow the Leave No Trace principals, an easily understood framework for anyone visiting the outdoors.
Leave No Trace video series.