• May, 2016

  • Hitting the Road

    April was a busy month for PTNY, with events across the state highlighting some of what we have planned for the upcoming year. Did we see you along the way?...

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  • New Campground Opens at Schodack Island

    New York State Parks opened a new campground at Schodack Island this April. It's the first new state park campground in 35 years for tents and trailers....

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  • April, 2016

  • Senator Funke: a new friend to New York's outdoors

    After spending 40 years as a broadcast journalist, mainly in Rochester, Rich Funke decided to run for state Senate to give back to his community. Since taking office in 2015, Senator Funke has proven to be a great friend to New York’s parks and trails....

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  • Two Ways to Give Back

    It’s the perfect season to get outdoors and do some spring cleaning – and why not both at the same time? Parks & Trails New York has two annual events coming up that gives you and your family, friends, or co-workers a chance to pitch in and enjoy New York’s natural environment....

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  • Parks and Environment Win Big in State Budget

    State lawmakers squeaked out an on-time budget for that includes historic investments in state parks infrastructure, environmental programs, and grassroots Friends organizations. We've got the run down on what it means for New York's parks and trails....

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  • Pop Quiz! How Well Do You Know Your New York State Parks?

    Think you know your New York state parks and historic sites? Take this quiz to test your knowledge!...

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  • Win a Stay in an Historic Park Hotel

    While a visit to one of New York’s gorgeous state parks might bring visions of tents and campfires to mind, a number of parks offer more luxurious accommodations that also provide a unique historical perspective. This spring, PTNY is excited to celebrate these historic park hotels with a special offer....

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  • eBikes on the Move

    PTNY has plugged in to efforts to allow low speed electric-assisted bicycles, or "eBikes, to be used on New York's road and trails. eBikes bring bicycling to a wider audience by providing supplementary power for climbing hills or tackling longer rides....

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  • See Us in the Conservationist

    Read our story in the Conservationist, New York's premier outdoor magazine published by the Department of Conservation, on the 5th annual I Love My Park Day....

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  • Thinking bigger

    Parks & Trails New York staff recently gathered with fellow trail groups from across the Northeast to discuss what the future holds for intra-state networks trail and active transportation development....

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