• October, 2016

  • Fire Towering to Fall Foliage

    Don't have time to climb a high peak, but want to see great fall foliage? Just get over to your nearest fire tower for some spectacular views....

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  • Playgrounds at State Parks

    Exciting things are happening to playgrounds in our state parks: 13 will be receiving upgrades, bringing us closer to the 100 playground goal by 2020....

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  • Four Family-Friendly Fall Activities at State Parks

    While every season is a great season to visit state parks, the fall is an especially fun time for enjoying the outdoors. We’ve got a roundup of family-friendly events—from hay rides to pumpkin sails—in every region of New York....

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  • Great Pumpkin Walk

    Get into the fall spirit and join Ontario Pathways for their annual Great Pumpkin Walk....

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  • September, 2016

  • $500,000 in Grants Now Open for Friends Groups

    Parks & Trails New York and the NYS Office of Parks, Preservation and Historic Preservation, with support from Governor Cuomo and the NYS Legislature, are pleased to announce the second round of $500,000 in competitive grants through the NYS Park and Trail Partnership Program funded through the NYS Environmental Protection Fund....

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  • Funding Available For Trails and Complete Streets

    Governor Cuomo has announced the availability of nearly $100M in federal Transportation Alternatives (TAP) and Congestion Mitigation & Air Quality Improvement (CMAQ) funding....

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  • Bicyclists (and Birds) Bring Business

    Parks & Trails NY and the NYS Canal Corporation will be bringing Bicyclists Bring Business events to Wayne County in Western New York in October, with an evening presentation in Savannah on October 25, and everyone's favorite bike-a-round the next day in Newark....

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  • Bike Your Park with us!

    On Saturday, September 24, Parks & Trails New York will host a free guided bicycle ride along the Erie Canalway Trail between Albany’s Corning Riverfront Park and Peebles Island State Park. This ride is part of the first annual nationwide “Bike Your Park Day” to celebrate National Public Lands Day....

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  • Count on us

    Parks & Trails NY in collaboration with the Capital District Transportation Committee, is conducting trail counts throughout the Capital Region to record the usage traffic on multi-use trails.  ...

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  • Our "Take a Hike" Granola Bars will Keep You Moving

    Fall is the perfect time to hit the trail for a hike or bike ride, and Parks & Trails New York has the perfect snack to keep your energy flowing. Our "Take a Hike" granola bars are easy to make, and chock full of healthy ingredients. Bake a batch, grab a friend, and take a hike this season!...

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