New York State Parks

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New York State Parks

The world's most celebrated metropolis too often overshadows the sublime natural landscapes of New York State. Whether it be the crashing of the largest falls in Northern America or the sound of the Atlantic's waves on the state's beaches, there are plenty of oases to escape to within range of the Big Apple. Visit national historic landmarks and snowshoe through the unfettered wildernesses of this mountainous winter wonderland.

Best New York State Parks for Families

From skipping beneath waterfalls on scenic hikes to strutting along coastal boardwalks, ice cream in hand, New York's state parks are the perfect option for a day trip. Here are some of the state's most exciting outward bound activities to enjoy with your family:

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Best New York State Parks for Hiking

You will never forget your guided hike along the verge of North America's largest waterfall. Nor are walks through the National Historic Landmark listed attractions of Saratoga Spa likely to leave your memory for some time. Here are the best parks in the state for stretching your legs in:

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Best New York State Parks for Adventure Sports

There are few adventure sports you can't enjoy in New York's State Parks. Whether you are white water rafting along the Genessee River or floating on the surface of Seneca Lake in a fishing boat, here are the best parks for adventurers:

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