• August, 2016

  • Batter Up at Roberto Clemente State Park

    Families who visit Roberto Clemente State Park are gaining a larger youth baseball and softball academy through a partnership between New York State, Major League Baseball, the Major League Baseball Players Association and Harlem RBI....

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  • June, 2016

  • Adirondack Rail Trail to be Completed by 2019

    The rail trail will link Lake Placid and Tupper Lake, creating a four-season outdoor destination....

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  • Two New Trails Just in Time for Summer

    Two long-awaited Erie Canalway Trail segments and connections, in Pendleton in Western New York and Albany, recently held official grand openings....

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  • Let the Camping Commence

    Warm weather has arrived, which means it's time to plan summer camping trips. Find those tent poles and take a look at all the great camping options New York State has to offer....

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  • Celebrating Juneteenth and Timbuctoo

    This year marks the 150th anniversary of the emancipation of slaves on June 19th – also known as Juneteenth. In North Elba, near Lake Placid, a state historic site celebrates the emancipation, the Underground Railroad, and the Adirondack’s unique role in the lives of freed slaves and African American history....

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  • Amex 360° Commitment to Parks

    American Express combined its commitment to supporting parks and investing in future nonprofit leaders through its spring Leadership Academy, which brought together 72 emerging leaders from park-related nonprofits nationwide for an intensive week-long training. PTNY’s own Laura DiBetta and James Meerdink were among the participants. ...

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  • Where Two Rivers Meet

    ​The confluence of two of New York’s major rivers was an appropriate setting for this spring’s gathering of staff and trustees to discuss our progress over the past several months and to strategize for the future....

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  • May, 2016

  • Volunteerism in Bloom

    Volunteers came out in droves to show their love for New York's parks and trails at PTNY's two spring events....

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  • Big News for Erie Canalway Trail

    PTNY and the Canalway Trails Assocation New York released the annual Closing the Gaps report. The big news: the Erie Canalway Trail is now 80% complete as an off road route!...

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  • Father and Daughter Bond on a Bicycle

    Father daughter duo Boris and Marianna took to the Erie Canalway Trail this summer as a way to celebrate Marianna’s 16th birthday. They discovered that crossing the state on a bike is a great bonding experience. ...

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