Which State Park is Most Loved? 

What location had the most volunteers helping out this year? Hint: it's the largest state park in New York.

A Stretch of Tranquility in Downtown Syracuse 

TrailsBlog is a new monthly feature that highlights an existing, planned, or proposed trail in communities around the state.

Cuteness Overload! 

Who doesn’t love baby animals? Across the state, cute little critters are appearing everywhere - trails, parks, and maybe even your backyard.

If you love the outdoors, join our community of park and trail enthusiasts! With a membership of $100 or more, we’ll send you our FREE limited edition Nalgene water bottle to take with you walking, running, or cycling along New York’s 1,200+ miles of multi-use trails.

Join our Team 

We're seeking a dynamic Project Coordinator to promote outdoor recreation and active transportation through advocacy and planning efforts, as well as the implementation of various programs and events.


Join a timely discussion about New York’s new Empire State Trail and what it will mean for the Western New York region and beyond at the SUNY/Erie Canal Bicentennial Forum in Buffalo, June 5.

Volunteers are needed for the 2019 Paddle the Flight kayaking event on June 2. Contact the Friends of Peebles Island for more info.

Applications are open through 7/26 for NYS’s Consolidated Funding Application. Over $42 million in funding is available.

Legislation to close the complete streets loophole has passed the New York State Senate. The legislation now is pending action from the State Assembly. 

State announces $144.6 million investment in Transportation Enhancements to Enhance Access for Bicyclists and Pedestrians, and Improve Air Quality Statewide. See the full list here.


With your support, we work to protect and speak up for the outdoor spaces you love for a healthier, greener New York. Thank you!
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