A Win For the Adirondack Rail Trail!

The rebirth of the corridor with the construction of a rail-trail between Tupper Lake and Lake Placid and the reinvigoration of rail service between Remsen and Tupper Lake promises to once again draw tourists from around the country. And this month, New York State announced the next step in making that vision a reality.

2019 Friends Conference Brings Groups Together From Across the State

The statewide Friends of the Parks conference was held November 15-16 at Saratoga Spa State Park. Many thanks to all that attended and helped make it a great time.

New Rail Trail in Catskills Offers Scenic Views of Ashokan Reservoir

Spanning eleven "once forbidden” miles, this newly opened multi-use trail allows access to scenery that has been mostly inaccessible for decades.


With New Plan, New York's Trails Future
is Brighter Than Ever!

New York’s trail-friendly future is looking good. On Wednesday, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed important legislation (A.5035B/S.4416B) that directs the Office of Parks and Recreation and Historic Preservation to develop a blueprint for future trails development...

A Miller's Tale

A remarkable feature in our one of our state parks brings Long Island’s industrial history to life.

Stay Safe this Hunting Season!

What do hikers and hunters have in common? A deep appreciation for the outdoors and wilderness.
Scenes from the PTNY Board of Directors tour at Minnewaska State Park Preserve, November 2019


Join Our Team! Park Program Director Position Open

Community engagement efforts underway on critical rail trail connection in Northeast Buffalo

PTNY joins environmental, transportation, and business groups to urge Gov. Cuomo to Sign E-Bikes bill

State DEC asks New Yorkers to watch for Spotted Lanternfly egg masses this winter

Warren County officials move toward switching Saratoga-Tahawus railroad to trail

Ten-mile hike, bike trail extending from Port Jefferson Station to Wading River


Park and Trail Partnership Grant Deadline
Giving Tuesday -- Give to the Great Out Doors!

Cycle the Erie Canal bike tour registration opens

Join us in Albany for Park Advocacy Day

Have your voice heard at Trails Advocacy Day
By donating to Parks & Trails New York—the leading nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting and expanding our state’s outdoor spaces—you can join us in speaking up for the parks and trails you love. With your support, we’re making New York greener and healthier!
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