New York State Parks
Introduction to New York state parks
Some generalities about New York state parks, known for trails, mountains, etc, then list them out.
Rockefeller State Park
Park Address: 125 Phelps Way, Pleasantville, NY 10570
Park Description: Common activities in the park include horse-riding, walking, jogging, running, bird-watching, and fishing.
Rockefeller State Park Visitors Guide
Harriman State Park
Park Address: 800 Kanawauke Rd, Southfields, NY 10975
Popular Park Sites: West Mountain, Appalachian Trail, Cranberry Mine Trail, Lake Tiorati, Lake Silvermine, Bear Mountain Bridge, Pine Meadow Lake, Blue Mountain Reserve and Rogue Mountain Bike Trails, Anthony Wayne Hill, Lake Sebago, Turkey Hill Pond, Stock Bridge, Pine Swamp Mountain, Panther Mountain
Park Description: Huge state park offering lakes, beaches, wooded trails, camping areas, wildlife & elevated vistas.
Harriman State Park Visitors Guide
Hudson Highlands State Park
Park Address: 3260 NY-9D, Cold Spring, NY 10516
Popular Park Sites: Beacon Mountain, Breakneck Ridge, Wilkinson Memorial Trail, Appalachian Trail, Scofield Ridge, Osborne Preserve,
Park Description: Hudson Highlands State Park is a non-contiguous state park in the U.S. state of New York, located on the east side of the Hudson River.
Hudson Highlands State Park Visitors Guide
Bear Mountain State Park
Park Address: Route 9W North, Bear Mountain, NY 10911
Park Description: The park offers biking, hiking, boating, picnicking, swimming, cross-country skiing, cross-country running, sledding and ice skating.
Bear Mountain State Park Visitors Guide
Adirondack State Park
Park Address: 115 Tall Pine Rd, Northville, NY 12134
Popular Park Sites: Lake Placid, Saranac Lake, Long Lake, Cranberry Lake
Park Description: It’s known for its fall foliage viewing and forested mountains, with hiking trails crossing the Adirondack High Peaks near Lake Placid.
Adirondack State Park Visitors Guide
Whirlpool State Park
Park Address: Niagara Scenic Pkwy, Niagara Falls, NY 14303
Popular Park Sites: Niagara Gorge, Lake Ontario, Lake Erie, Niagara Gorge Rim Trail, Whirlpool Rapids Trail
Park Description: The park overlooks the Niagara Whirlpool on the Niagara River and the lower Niagara Gorge.
Whirlpool State Park Visitors Guide
Watkins Glen State Park
Park Address: 1009 N Franklin St, Watkins Glen, NY 14891
Popular Park Sites:
Park Description: The centerpiece of the 778-acre (3.15 km2) park is a 400-foot-deep (120 m) narrow gorge cut through rock by a stream—Glen Creek.
Watkins Glen State Park Visitors Guide
Letchworth State Park
Park Address: 1 Letchworth State Park, Castile, NY 14427
Park Description: The park is roughly 17 miles long, following the course of the Genesee River as it flows north through a deep gorge and over several large waterfalls.
Letchworth State Park Visitors Guide
Niagara Falls State Park
Park Address: 332 Prospect St, Niagara Falls, NY 14303
Park Description: The park, recognized as the oldest state park in the United States, contains the American Falls, the Bridal Veil Falls, and a portion of the Horseshoe Falls.
Niagara Falls State Park Visitors Guide
John Boyd Thacher State Park
Park Address: 830 Thacher Park Rd, Voorheesville, NY 12186
Park Description: Fields, hikes & historic Indian Ladder Trail atop fossil-rich cliffs with mountain & valley views.
John Boyd Thacher State Park Visitors Guide
Caumsett State Park
Park Address: 25 Lloyd Harbor Rd, Lloyd Harbor, NY 11743
Park Description: Caumsett State Historic Park Preserve is a state park on Lloyd Neck, a peninsula extending into the Long Island Sound, in the Village of Lloyd Harbor, New York.