• October, 2016

  • Flavorful Fall Treat for the Trail

    Don't toss away those seeds when carving your pumpkins this season! Check out our short video demonstrating how to prepare this addicting, yet easy recipe. An ideal accompaniment while out on the trail this fall....

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  • Cider and Trails - The Perfect Autumn Pairing

    New York State is fortunate to have such a well-developed network of local and regional trails. It also happens that New York is apple country, with hundreds of orchards harvesting their sweet crop all across the state right now. Find out what are some of our favorite autumn trail and cider pairings....

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  • 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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