​I Love My Park Day 2018: Find an Event / Sign Up

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More than 125 state parks, historic sites and public lands host I Love My Park Day. Registration for 2018 is now open! View participating events/locations and register on the map, or register using the regional lists below the map.

I Love My Park Day, held the first Saturday in May, attracts thousands of volunteers from across the state to participate in cleanup, improvement, and beautification events at New York State parks and historic sites. Join us to celebrate New York's park system by cleaning up park lands and beaches, planting trees and gardens, restoring trail and wildlife habitat, removing invasive species, and working on various site improvement projects.

2018 Participating Sites

Sign up at a Location

Click on region from the list below to view the participating parks. To register: click on the registration button in the section of the region in which you want to participate.

Adirondack Park

  • Ausable Point Campground
  • Crown Point Campground
  • Fish Creek Pond Campground
  • Lake George Beach (Million Dollar Beach)
  • Lewey Lake Campground
  • Nicks Lake Campground
  • Northampton Beach Campground
  • Paradox Lake Campground
  • Scaroon Manor Campground

Capital District / Saratoga

  • Bennington Battlefield
  • Five Rivers Environmental Education Center
  • Grafton Lakes State Park - REGISTRATION CLOSED - AT CAPACITY
  • Mine Kill State Park
  • Moreau Lake State Park-Registration - REGISTRATION CLOSED - AT CAPACITY
  • Peebles Island State Park - REGISTRATION CLOSED - AT CAPACITY
  • Saratoga National Historical Park - REGISTRATION CLOSED - AT CAPACITY
  • Saratoga Spa State Park
  • Schodack Island State Park
  • Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site
  • Schuyler Mansion State Historic Site
  • Thacher State Park - REGISTRATION CLOSED- AT CAPACITY
  • U.S. Grant Cottage State Historic Site
  • Washington County Grasslands WMA

Catskill Park

  • Catskill Interpretive Center
  • Kaaterskill Falls Wild Forest
  • Mongaup Pond Campground
  • North South Lake Campground
  • Woodland Valley Campground

Central Region

  • Betty & Wilbur Davis State Park
  • Bowman Lake State Park
  • Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum
  • Clark Reservation
  • Delta Lake State Park
  • Fort Ontario State Historic Site
  • Fort Stanwix National Monument
  • Gilbert Lake State Park
  • Glimmerglass State Park
  • Green Lakes State Park
  • Herkimer Home State Historic Site
  • Oquaga Creek - REGISTRATION IS CLOSED-AT CAPACITY
  • Pixley Falls State Park
  • Rogers Environmental Education Center
  • Selkirk Shores
  • Verona Beach State Park

Finger Lakes

    • Catharine Valley Trail
    • Cayuga Lake State Park
    • Chimney Bluffs
    • Fair Haven Beach State Park
    • Fillmore Glen State Park
    • Ganondagan State Historic Site
    • Genesee Valley Greenway
    • Hamlin Beach State Park
    • Letchworth State Park - REGISTRATION CLOSED - AT CAPACITY
    • Long Point State Park - Finger Lakes Region
    • Robert H. Treman State Park
    • Sampson State Park
    • Seneca Lake State Park
    • Silver Lake State Park
    • Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Site
    • Stony Brook State Park
    • Taughannock Falls State Park
    • Tompkins County Dog Park - Allan H. Treman Marine State Park
    • Two Rivers State Park Recreation Area
    • Women's Rights National Historical Park

    Hudson Valley

    • Bannerman Island - Registration - REGISTRATION CLOSED - AT CAPACITY
    • Beaver Pond Campground - Harriman State Park
    • Denning's Point Park
    • Franklin D. Roosevelt State Park
    • Jay Heritage Center
    • Little Stony Point Citizens Association
    • Minnewasksa State Park Preserve - REGISTRATION CLOSED - AT CAPACITY
    • Minnewaska State Park Preserve - Sam's Point
    • New Windsor Cantonment State Historic Site and the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor
    • Olana State Historic Site
    • Old Croton Aqueduct State Historic Park
    • Rockefeller State Park Preserve
    • Staatsburgh State Historic Site
    • Sterling Forest State Park
    • Stony Kill Farm and Environmental Education Center
    • Taconic State Park- Copake Falls
    • Taconic State Park/Harlem Valley Rail Trail
    • Trailside Museums & Zoo, Bear Mountain State Park
    • Walkway Over the Hudson

    Long Island

    • Bayard Cutting Arboretum - REGISTRATION CLOSED - AT CAPACITY
    • Belmont Lake State Park - REGISTRATION CLOSED - AT CAPACITY
    • Bethpage State Park
    • Caleb Smith State Park Preserve - REGISTRATION CLOSED - AT CAPACITY
    • Captree State Park
    • Caumsett State Historic Park Preserve
    • Connetquot River State Park Preserve
    • Fire Island National Seashore
    • Hallock State Park Preserve
    • Heckscher State Park
    • Hempstead Lake State Park
    • Jones Beach
    • Montauk Point State Park
    • Nissequogue River State Park
    • Orient Beach State Park
    • Planting Fields
    • Robert Moses State Park
    • Sunken Meadow State Park
    • Valley Stream State Park
    • Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Site
    • Wantagh Twin Lakes Preserve
    • Wildwood State Park

    New York City

    • Clay Pit Ponds State Park Preserve
    • Denny Farrell Riverbank State Park
    • East River State Park
    • FDR Four Freedoms Park
    • Gantry Plaza State Park
    • Gateway National Recreation Area
    • Hudson River Park
    • Mt. Loretto Unique Area
    • Nelson Rockefeller Park, Park House
    • Roberto Clemente State Park - REGISTRATION CLOSED - AT CAPACITY

    Thousand Islands

    • Black River Trail
    • Higley Flow State Park
    • Lakeview Wildlife Management Area
    • Minna Anthony Common Nature Center
    • Point au Roche State Park
    • Robert Moses State Park - Thousand Islands
    • Walter Pratt Memorial Forest/Picnic Area (Brasher State Forest)
    • Westcott Beach

    Western NY

    • Allegany State Park - REGISTRATION CLOSED - AT CAPACITY
    • Artpark
    • Boutwell Hill State Forest
    • Evangola State Park
    • Golden Hill State Park
    • Harris Hill State Forest
    • Knox Farm State Park
    • Long Point State Park
    • Niagara Falls State Park
    • Phillips Creek State Forest
    • Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve-Registration REGISTRATION CLOSED - AT CAPACITY
    • Whirlpool Park
    • Wilson Tuscarora State Park

    Additional Local Park Events

    CAPITAL DISTRICT / SARATOGA REGION

    North Bethlehem Park
    564 Russell Road, Albany -- 9am – noon

    Volunteers needed for raking trails, spreading wood chips on playground, planting, and updating the picnic area. Organized by Friends of Bethlehem Parks and Recreation. For details and registration information, go to www.friendsofbethlehemparks.org/news.php

    ADIRONDACK REGION

    High Peaks Wilderness Area
    9 Trails throughout the high peaks wilderness (see meeting location and time upon registering)

    Volunteers needed for clearing blown down trees and drains on the trails in the high peaks region. Please meet at the High Peaks Information Center. All ages welcome. Please bring water, snack, and appropriate work clothes. Organized by the Adirondack Mountain Club. For details and registration information, go to www.adk.org

    Town of warrensburg
    FARMERS' MARKET PARK (STATE ROUTE 418 (RIVER STREET), ON THE SCHROON RIVER, 9 A.M. - NOON

    Volunteers are needed to help with Spring clean up - cutting back and racking out perennial beds, picking up trash and debris and clearing trials to the river. We will have tools and muck and smaller buckets, but feel free to bring your own as well. Youth and adults welcome. Organized by Warrensburgh Beautification Inc. For more details please email Project Coordinator Teresa Whalen at taawhalen@yahoo.com.

    West Chazy Rec Park
    7656 Route 22, West Chazy, NY

    Park cleanup will take place from 9am to 1pm.

    LONG ISLAND REGION

    VETERANS MEMORIAL PARK
    BELLEROSE AVENUE, NORTHPORT

    Huntington Hikers Inaugural Walk begins at 10:00am