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A New Vision for #518Trails

The recently-released Capital District Trails Plan provides ambitious goals for the regional trail network, and predicts big benefits for local trail users and the Capital region economy when achieved.
New York is on a roll when it comes to multi-use trail development, with the ambitious Empire State Trail project receiving national attention and spurring additional investment f……

Spring Activities in NYS Parks

Celebrate the season of renewal by learning a new skill at a NYS Park. There are so many opportunities to challenge yourself and learn something new.
Spring is a time for renewal and rejuvenation - there’s no better time to gain some knowledge or find a new hobby. Parks across the state are holding great programs involving skil……

Big Win for Conservation in Washington

The Land and Water Conservation Fund passed its final hurdle for permanent re-authorization in a landslide victory of 363-62 in the House of Representatives.
With broad bipartisan support, the House of Representatives Tuesday, February 26, voted to pass the Natural Resources Management Act, which will permanently reauthorize the Land a……

Speaking out for Parks

Park supporters gathered in Albany on March 4 to meet with legislators and discuss the importance of New York’s state parks and historic sites.
Park supporters show their strength in numbers. More than 60 park supporters gathered in Albany on March 4 to speak with their legislators about the importance of New York’s st……

Join Us for Trails Advocacy Day March 18

Join us on March 18th in Albany to share your passion for trails with legislators. You can make a difference!
On March 18, Parks & Trails New York will bring together trail and active transportation advocates from around the state for a day of advocacy. Join us in Albany to share your pas……

Syracuse to host International Trails Symposium in April

Join PTNY and American Trails in Syracuse from April 28 to May 1, 2019 for the 24th International Trails Symposium and Training Institute.
Some of the best trails minds in the world will gather in Syracuse at the end of April for the 2019 International Trails Symposium. Hosted by American Trails, this biennial event ……