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Park and Trail Partnership Grants Available

Applications are now available for the 2019 Park and Trail Partnership Program grants.
Parks & Trails New York (PTNY) anticipates opening up the fourth round of competitive grants through the NYS Park and Trail Partnership Program in mid September. The program is a……

Car free adventures in New York

Using public transportation to access the outdoors is an exciting new aspect of adventure travel, especially for those who live in New York's urban areas.
Summer and camping are like peas and carrots... Camping is as American as apple-pie... Nothing like a night under the stars... Did you notice that we didn't include the ……

Erie Cattaraugus Rail Trail Scores Huge Win

A long-time dream of a group of trail advocates in western New York is coming true, thanks to a newly minted 49-year agreement that allows a 27-mile multi-use trail to finally be developed.
Western New York’s trail network got a major boost last month, when a 49-year railbanking agreement was signed to allow for the construction of the 27-mile Erie Cattaraugus Rail T……

Bicyclists Bring Business

The annual roundtable discussion and community Bike-a-Round comes to Waterford & Cohoes on September 24th & 25th.
Parks & Trails New York and the New York State Canal Corporation are excited to hit the trail to Waterford and Cohoes on Monday, September 24 at 5:30 PM for the annual Bicyclists B……

Welcome new staff

A warm welcome to Ann Russell Gregory who has joined our team as Development Director.
Anne Russell Gregory joined Parks & Trails NY as the Director of Development in September 2018. Anne Russell is a Charlottesville, VA native and University of Virginia alumna, whe……

Intersection Safety

Intersection Safety Arating system for assessing the safety of intersections between multi-use trails and roads, and an easy-to-use checklist that can be a tool for transportati……