• August, 2015

  • Volunteer Opportunities Abound on the Canalway Trail

    Would you like to lend a hand in maintaining your favorite section of the Canalway Trail? Or maybe share your knowledge of a favorite trail section and local attractions with visitors to the trail? ...

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  • July, 2015

  • Ready, Set, Cycle!!!

    More than 600 cyclists from 36 states and as far away as Australia are poised to begin the adventure of a lifetime on Parks & Trails New York's 17th annual Cycle the Erie Canal bike tour....

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  • New Cycling the Erie Canal guidebook hits the shelves

    More than 600 cyclists from 36 states and as far away as Australia are poised to begin the adventure of a lifetime on Parks & Trails New York's 17th annual Cycle the Erie Canal bike tour....

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  • Beach Bums

    It's summertime and that can only mean one thing - it's time to hit the beach. Whether you prefer the roar of the ocean or the tranquility of a lake, with nearly 80 swimming beaches in New York State Parks, choices abound. But which beaches are the best? See a slideshow of our picks for the 10 best state park beaches....

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  • New York’s Water Trails

    Our abundant terra firma trails provide countless options for recreation throughout New York State. Let's not forget that our picturesque waterways offer a fun alternative to walking, cycling, and hiking. ...

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  • Adirondack Rail Trail Receives Major Boost

    State Agencies recommend removal of railroad tracks along the Lake Placid to Tupper Lake section of the 119-mile corridor between Lake Placid and Remsen, boosting the development of the Adirondack Rail Trail. ...

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  • Parks for Sale

    Financially strapped local governments across New York State too often see selling parkland for development as a way to make a quick buck....

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  • PTNY in the Field

    We've been busy over the past two months presenting at and attending conferences and tabling at events throughout New York State....

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  • Love parks and trails? Love to fundraise?

    We're seeking a dynamic, goal-oriented candidate for the position of Development Director who enjoys the challenge of working on a variety of fundraising programs....

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  • From Couch to Camillus

    So, you're thinking of heading out for a ride on the Erie Canalway Trail this summer. Maybe a day trip to a trail-side museum or Canal community? Or even a multi-day Buffalo to Albany adventure. Here's what you need to know.......

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