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Your December Gift Will Be Matched

Are you up for a challenge? I hope so, because New York’s beautiful parks and trails need your help.
Are you up for a challenge? We hope so, because New York’s beautiful parks and trails need your help. Make a gift to protect and expand New York’s parks and trails this Decem…… https://www.ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2017/12/december-gift-matched

New York State Parks and Historic Sites Recycle

A new law requires recycling at all State Parks and Historic Sites
In September, Governor Cuomo signed a bill into law that requires recycling at state parks, historic sites, and other recreational facilities. Sponsored by Senator Funke and Assem…… https://www.ptny.org/news-and-media/you-gotta-have-friends/2017/12/new-york-state-parks-and-historic-sites-recycle

A Cup of Tea for Parks and Trails

At Parks & Trails New York, we are great fans of Harney & Sons Fine Teas. Why? Well, first, their tea is excellent. Whether you’re sitting at your desk or out on the trail, a hot cup of quality tea hits the spot and Harney has so many wonderful teas to ch…
At Parks & Trails New York, we are great fans of Harney & Sons Fine Teas. Why? Well, first, their tea is excellent. Whether you’re sitting at your desk or out on the trail, a hot …… https://www.ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2017/12/cup-tea-parks-and-trails

Ashokan Rail Trail Gets Rolling

Get ready for a spectacular multi-use trail in the Catskills, as Ulster County has passed necessary resolutions to begin construction of the Ashokan Rail Trail along the reservoir's northern shore.
New York outdoor enthusiasts are well-familiar with the Ashokan Reservoir, as views of the man-made lake serve as a reward for many Catskills high-peak hikes. Soon, hikers, biker…… https://www.ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2017/12/ashokan-trail

Welcome Sarah!

We are excited to have Sarah Braymer joining us as PTNY's new Project Coordinator.
Sarah Braymer joined the Parks & Trails NY team in November 2017. She has always been passionate about the environment and spending time outdoors. Sarah has a B.A. in Landscape…… https://www.ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2017/12/welcome-sarah

Statewide Friends Conference

The You Gotta Have Friends Statewide Friends Conference 2017 was a great success!
The You Gotta Have Friends Statewide Friends Conference 2017 was a great success! The event was a joint partnership between PTNY and the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation…… https://www.ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2017/12/statewide-friends-conference

Friends Conference

A chance for Friends groups, OPRHP Park and Site Managers and other staff, and Parks & Trails New York to come together for informative workshops, Friends to Friends sessions and OPRHP to Friends sessions.
The Gideon Putnam Hotel and Conference Center Saratoga Spa State Park Saratoga Springs, NY Statewide Friends Conference 2017 The 2017 Statewide Friends Conference Was…… https://www.ptny.org/events/friends-conference

New Year's Day . . . Inside or Outside?

While many Americans will be spending the first day of 2018 either sleeping in, watching football, or mentally preparing themselves for that resolution they committed to for the year, hundreds of New Yorkers will bring in the new year outdoors at their st…
While many Americans will be spending the first day of 2018 either sleeping in, watching football, or mentally preparing themselves for that resolution they committed to for the y…… https://www.ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2017/12/new-years-day-inside-or-outside-1

Featured Friend: Jane Daniels

President of the Friends of FDR State Park, Jane Daniels connected volunteers and trails to build a bridge.
Located in Yorktown, Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR) State Park is about 40 miles from New York City. FDR state park offers many activities including fishing, boating, a swimming pool…… https://www.ptny.org/news-and-media/you-gotta-have-friends/2017/12/featured-friend-jane-daniels