The Quaker area is known for its two lakes and wonderful camping experiences. It offers swimming, fishing, canoeing and kayaking, as well as hiking trails and playing fields.
The Red House Area is known for the historic tudor-style Administration Building as well as Red House Lake, offering multi-season outdoor activities.
Located at the south end of Grand Island the park boasts a wide range of outdoor activities. Enjoy the park's 18-hole golf course, swimming and boating facilities, or trail systems.
Known as "a camper's paradise", Bowman Lake is comprised of scenic forests housing a multi-season trail system as well as its namesake lake, perfect for swimming and sunbathing.
Taking its name from the foaming cascade formed by Buttermilk Creek the park offers hiking, swimming and camping as well as the scenic Larch Meadows glen and wetland area.
Cayuga Lake is the backdrop for this scenic park. The park offers a variety of aquatic activities from swimming to fishing as well as its many campsites and cabins.
Cedar Point is one of the oldest state parks in New York. It is a popular spot, offering excellent camping, fishing, boating and swimming as well as stunning river views.
Chenango Valley is an ice age wonder featuring two glacial lakes. Offering a variety of wildlife, camping, and an 18-hole golf course the park has something for everyone.
Cherry Plain is located on Black River Pond and offers a variety of outdoor recreation activities. Explore the hiking and biking trails, camping area, or go swimming in the pond.
The park offers a variety of campsites on Lake St. Lawrence which is ideal for swimming, boating and fishing. A marina on the mouth of Coles Creek lies just north of the park entrance.
Located on the west shore of Lake Champlain, the park is a very popular day-use area because of its large natural sand beach and picnic grounds with tables and grills.
Darien Lake's varied terrain includes hills, woodlands, ravines, streams and Harlow Lake. The park features campsites as well as a rustic bridge over a channel to Picnic Island.
Located on a peninsula extending into Delta Reservoir visitors can enjoy the many picnic areas, or hiking and nature trails. Boating, fishing, and camping are also available.
Evangola State Park features a beautiful arc-shaped shoreline and natural sand beach on Lake Erie. The park also offers picnic facilities, 80 campsites, and playing fields.
An outdoor enthusiast's delight. The park boasts hiking trails, a beautiful beach, scenic campground, and abundant opportunities for boating, hunting, fishing, and birding.
Found on Lake Ontario the park boasts one of the finest public lakefronts in upstate New York. Towering shoreline bluffs, sandy beaches and hilly woodlands cover this scenic park.
Fillmore Glen is an oasis of cool, dense woods crowding into a long, narrow gorge. Explore its unique geological formations, five waterfalls, and a botanically rich glen.
Featuring a lake and three ponds in wooded, hilly terrain at the foothills of the Catskills the park offers swimming, camping, and hiking among their variety of outdoor activities.
Overlooking Otsego Lake the park's rolling, partially-wooded terrain is host to a wide variety of wildlife. The many trails offer picturesque views and a variety of wildlife. Please note alternate directions listed on the main page.
Located on the forested mountain ridge between the Taconic and Hudson Valleys, the park includes five ponds and 2,357 acres featuring hiking, fishing, swimming, and boating.
Projecting into the American Channel of the St. Lawrence River the park is known for some of the best fishing in the country. It is a popular spot for campers and day-users.
Green Lakes State Park features two glacial lakes surrounded by upland forest. The park also features an 18-hole golf course, as well as 10 miles of trails.
Clear water, sandy beaches and tent and trailer campsites entice thousands of visitors each year. The park also features an environmental education center and hiking trails.
Twenty miles of trails, swimming in the Great South Bay and boating attract more than a million visitors per year.
Nestled among the Adirondack foothills on the picturesque Raquette River the park offers hilly and heavily-wooded terrain dotted with spacious campsites and a sandy beach.
The Atlantic Ocean and the unique "walking dunes" of Napeague Harbor form the border for this scenic park. The park boasts a sandy beach and woodland area for outdoor recreation.
A sheltered bay protects the sandy swimming beach and campers dock. Unlimited boating opportunities, large open lawns and excellent fishing draw many visitors to the park.
Featuring a boardwalk and over 6 miles of ocean beach Jones Beach State Park is a world-class swimming destination. The park also features the Theodore Roosevelt Nature Center.
The heart of wine country offers a gentle charm. Views of vineyard-covered slopes, glimmering water and clear blue sky provide a backdrop for a variety of outdoor activities.
A narrow peninsula flanked by Goose Bay and the St. Lawrence River the park offers a picturesque location for camping, fishing, boating, swimming and picnicking.
High bluffs overlooking Lake Erie provide a breathtaking view. Enjoy the scenic camping, swimming, and hiking opportunities as well as the excellent view of migrating birds.
Lake Superior State Park has beaches, fishing, boat launches and picnic areas. The park is managed by Sullivan County under license from the Palisades Interstate Park Commission.
Located next to Lake Taghkanic in the rolling hills and lush forests of Columbia County, the park offers activities including swimming, hiking, fishing, boating and camping.
Lake Tiorati was formed by combining two ponds into one large lake. Surrounded by meadows and rolling, wooded hills, the park offers swimming, fishing, boating and picnicking.
Man-made Lake Welch, boasting a half-mile-long sandy beach in the wooded hills of the Ramapo Mountains, became the large lake that it is today when a dam was completed in 1942.
Located on the shore of Cayuga Lake the park provides boat launch facilities, a beach with swimming area, picnic areas, fishing access and a full service vacation rental.
Long Point, which juts peninsula-like into Lake Chautauqua, is one of the moraines left long ago by a retreating glacier and features a thickly-wooded marina and day-use area.
Located just outside the Adirondack Park along the Salmon River's course toward Lake Champlain, the park has a wilderness atmosphere and offers swimming in man-made Davis Pond.
Located on the Shawangunk Mountain ridge is one of the most unique and beautiful parks in New York State. It features numerous waterfalls, lakes, and stunning cliff-edge views.
Amid hardwood forests, pine stands and rocky ridges and shady groves of trees the park offers Moreau Lake surrounded by a sandy beach, camping and picnic grounds, and hiking trails.
A 55-acre Arctic Lake located amidst rolling, wooded hills has a sand beach for swimmers, and great fishing for anglers. Camping is available as is a full service vacation rental.
The park's 45,000 feet of frontage on Gardiner's Bay and rare maritime forest with red cedar, black-jack oak trees and prickly-pear cactus offer swimming, fishing and hiking.
The northwestern shore of Lake Champlain offers a mixture of open and forested areas, most of them natural and undeveloped providing the stage for a variety of outdoor activities.
Robert H. Treman is an area of wild beauty, with the rugged Enfield Glen gorge as its scenic highlight scattered with 12 waterfalls, including the 115-foot Lucifer Falls.
Robert Moses has five miles of ocean beach from which visitors can swim, surf or surf-fish. The park also has picnic areas, an 18-hole pitch & putt golf course, and a day use boat basin.
Located partly on the mainland and partly on Barnhart Island the park is accessible by tunnel. A multitude of recreational opportunities are available as is a nature center.
Located on Seneca Lake the park was once a military training base before becoming an area of grasses, wildflowers, shrubs and trees on flat, rolling woodlands surrounding ravines.
The scenic dunes found at the park were formed by a giant inland sea that preceded Lake Ontario and is part of the only freshwater dune site in the northeastern United States.
Overlooking a bluff on Lake Ontario the park offers Great Lakes swimming, fishing and spectacular sunsets. Boat launch sites as well as camping facilities are also available.
The banks of the blue water of Seneca Lake create a relaxing experience for swimmers and picnickers. Children will be delighted with our Sprayground and Playground facilities.
Spacious and popular, the park is known for outstanding swimming and sunning on its sandy beach. The park is adjoined to the adjacent wildlife management area and its trail system.
Located on Long Island Sound the park offers a wide range of topography that sustains a variety of flora and fauna. The miles of beach meet tall, glacial bluffs at the shoreline. If using a GPS enter: 1 Sunken Meadow Parkway, Kings Park, NY.
Located in Taconic State Park, Copake Falls is known for its rustic camping experience. The oldest park in the region offers many activities for campers and day visitors to enjoy.
Located in Taconic State Park, Rudd Pond offers campers and day visitors a wide variety of activities including swimming, picnicking, hiking, boating and biking.
The park's 215 foot namesake waterfall is one of the outstanding natural attractions of the Northeast. Trails offer spectacular views from above and below the breathtaking falls.
Nestled in the mountains just four miles from the Helderberg Escarpment, the park is a popular camping ground and recreation area featuring many outdoor activities.
Located on the eastern shore of Oneida Lake the park is a picnicker's and camper's delight. Shaded picnic areas and the campground boast a view of the park's scenic beach.
A secluded wilderness site along the banks of the St. Lawrence River is home to the largest camping complex in the region. One of the main attractions of the park is its nature center.
A popular day-use and camping park with rolling, wooded hills and open, grassy meadows sheltered by Henderson Bay, and a bluff offering spectacular views of Lake Ontario.
Built in and around a three-mile-long gorge cut into the eastern edge of the Tug Hill Plateau the park offers one of the most spectacular scenic vistas east of the Rocky Mountains.
Acres of undeveloped hardwood forest terminating on the high bluff overlooking Long Island Sound provides the scenic background for swimming, camping, picnicking and fishing.
The park is a well-preserved natural area for many varieties of plants and wildlife, encompassing 395 acres of mature woods, open meadows and marshland on Tuscarora Bay.
Located on Lake Erie, within the Buffalo metropolitan area, the park offers a beautiful, long natural sand beach with lovely panoramic views and spectacular sunsets on the lake.