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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

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

Camping With Kids this Summer

It's that time of year again to reconnect your family to the great outdoors!
Take your kids on an unforgettable adventure to NYS park or other campground destination. Here are some ideas from REI to keep your trip exciting and running smoothly. Take a lo…… https://www.ptny.org/news-and-media/you-gotta-have-friends/2017/06/camping-kids

Friends Conference

Statewide Friends Conference December 1-2 in Saratoga Spa State Park
It’s hard to think about Fall and cooler weather while we are in the middle of a gorgeous summer, but nevertheless, we like to plan ahead at Parks & Trails New York. We usual…… https://www.ptny.org/news-and-media/you-gotta-have-friends/2017/06/friends-conference

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

Joe

Joe is riding end-to-end from Buffalo this June.
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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

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