Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation

Get Together Day
Get Outdoors & Get Together Day
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Join us on Saturday, June 8th, 2024 for Get Outdoors and Get Together Day!

New York State Parks and the Department of Environmental ConservationLeaving New York State Parks, in partnership with the Office for People with Developmental DisabilitiesLeaving New York State Parks (OPWDD) and the NYS Division of Veterans' ServicesLeaving New York State Parks, will host free events to celebrate New York's spectacular outdoor spaces in this inclusive one-day event. Get Outdoors & Get Together Day brings people of all abilities, ages, identities, and backgrounds together for fun, healthful activities as part of the Governor' initiative to broaden the diversity of users and ensure inclusivity of access to state public lands.

Adaptive equipment will be available for select activities across participating sites. Please direct questions to individual participating sites for equipment availability and programs offered. All other accessibility-related inquiries should be directed to

Vehicle entrance fees will be waived at the participating parks for the duration of the event.

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