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Trails Across New York Campaign

Parks & Trails New York announced the launch of our Trails Across New York campaign March 18, as outdoor enthusiasts and trail groups from across the state gathered in Albany for a day of legislative advocacy on trails.
As part of Trails Advocacy Day on March 18 in the State Capitol, PTNY announced the launch of the Trails Across New York campaign. The new effort's launch came as outdoor enthusia……

Spring (Cleaning) is in the Air

Canal Clean Sweep is an annual rite of passage for the New York State Canal System and Canalway Trail. Show your love for your local trail section by volunteering at a local clean up.
Spring is truly in the air, and in upstate New York that means crowds of walkers, joggers, hikers, and bikers returning to their favorite sections of the Canalway Trail. But befor……

Why'd the salamander cross the road?

You may have heard “Why'd the chicken cross the road?”  But, what about the salamander? Every spring salamanders migrate from woodlands to vernal pools, putting themselves at risk as they cross busy roads.
April showers don’t only bring May flowers – they also bring thousands of salamanders. For New Yorkers, you may get a chance to see special nighttime visitors this month. Various ……

Relax and enjoy the view

The Friends of Gantry State Park in Long Island City, Queens, was amongst the 22 organizations awarded grants from our Park & Trail Partnership Program. The organization will purchase new hammocks and increase their volunteer outreach to the growing neigh…
New hammocks are coming to Gantry State Park. A popular state park in Long Island City will be replacing it’s damaged and worn out hammocks thanks to a Park and Trail Partnersh……