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Empire State Trail Here We Come

PTNY is getting excited for 2020 when the Empire State Trail will be completed, closing the gaps in the Erie Canalway Trail and connecting it to the Hudson Valley Greenway and north to Canada. In anticipation, here are some tips and resources to help you …
In January 2016, Governor Cuomo announced an historic commitment to complete and connect the Empire State Trail. The ultimate goal is to ensure that this 750-mile trail is comple…… https://www.ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2017/06/empire-state-trail

Staff Picks: Father's Day Picnics in Parks

Here are our choices for some perfect picnic spots to take dad on his special day.
CHIMNEY BLUFFS STATE PARK "Although it offers a modestly-sized picnic area, it provides an unbeatable view of Lake Ontario's vastness highlighted by one of New York…… https://www.ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2017/06/staff-picks-favorite-parks-fathers-day

Like trails? Wanna volunteer?

We’re looking for a few good volunteers for the Canalway Trail Ambassador and Adopt-a-Trail programs.
Adopt-a-Trail The NYS Canalway Trail system spans over 520 miles along the Erie, Champlain, Seneca-Cayuga, and Oswego Canals. Across the trail network, there are dozens of state a…… https://www.ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2017/06/like-trails-volunteer

Welcome to New Intern

We are happy to have Krista Ricke joining our staff this summer!
Krista is currently going into her senior year at Marist College, pursuing a B.S. in Environmental Science & Policy, as well as a minor in Political Science. Her long-held appreci…… https://www.ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2017/06/warm-welcome-our-new-intern

Thank You, Wegmans!

A big shout out to our friends at Wegmans for sponsoring our Cycle the Erie Canal bike tour.
We're huge fans of Wegmans here at Parks & Trails New York and even more so because they are so generous in their steadfast support for the Cycle the Erie Canal bike tour. With st…… https://www.ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2017/06/thank-you-wegmans

Court rules in favor of protecting parkland

The NYS Court of Appeals ruled that the State Legislature must pass specific legislation to authorize development of a mall on 30 acres of Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens. PTNY was one of the organizations that submitted an amicus curiae (friend of…
The NYS Court of Appeals ruled that the State Legislature must pass specific legislation to authorize development of a mall on 30 acres of Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens. …… https://www.ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2017/06/court-rules-favor-protecting-parkland

NYS trails focus of PBS documentary

Check out PTNY’s contribution to a PBS documentary, "Treasures of New York: Rails-to-Trails." The show takes viewers on a unique journey along the various rail and canal corridors that have been re-purposed as recreational bike and pedestrian trails.
Check out PTNY’s contribution to a PBS documentary, Treasures of New York: Rails-to-Trails. The show takes viewers on a unique journey along the various rail and canal corridors t…… https://www.ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2017/06/nys-trails-focus-pbs-documentary

You Gotta Have Tips: Facebook Fundamentals

How to Use Facebook to Reach Your Target Audience.
Social media can seem confusing because there are so many options, but Facebook has some simple ways to get your information out to everyone, or just a select few. Using a Faceb…… https://www.ptny.org/news-and-media/you-gotta-have-friends/2017/06/facebook-tips

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