New York State Dept. of Econ. Dev. Articles Recent Articles - Outdoor Adventure Mon, 27 Feb 2017 11:20:06 GMT Fishing in New York Luring anglers for years, discover 165 different species of fish in New York lakes, ponds, rivers and ocean. Fishers from around the world are drawn to pristine settings and diverse experiences. Wed, 30 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT Exotic Lodgings in NY State Why stay in an ordinary hotel when you can sleep in a luxurious, remote lakeside yurt or a repurposed caboose? Here are more than a dozen wonderful lodgings across the state that are attractions in... Wed, 26 Feb 2014 07:00:00 GMT Celebrate New York State, Naturally What better place to enjoy nature than somewhere with no light pollution, no building towering over the forest canopy, no cell phone towers or fast food restaurants, and not much that moves... Wed, 26 Feb 2014 07:00:00 GMT Discovering a "Ditch" that Changed A Nation In 1808, when New York Governor DeWitt Clinton proposed building a canal from the Hudson River to the Great Lakes, he might as well have suggested flying to the moon. Many called the project... Wed, 26 Feb 2014 07:00:00 GMT Serene Snowshoeing Freshly fallen snow covers the ground. From inside, you look out on a beautiful frosted wonderland just waiting to be explored. Now is the perfect time to head outside and embark on a snowshoeing... Wed, 26 Feb 2014 07:00:00 GMT Ski Center Map See the many downhill and cross country ski centers in New York State. Wed, 26 Feb 2014 07:00:00 GMT Riding and Tubing In the Hudson Valley, Thunder Ridge Ski Area has a new 400-foot Magic Carpet ski lift plus new snowmaking equipment. Check out great events like February’s “Military Appreciation Weekends” and... Wed, 26 Feb 2014 07:00:00 GMT Downhill Skiing When the weather gets white, the north country waxes up. With nearly 100 downhill and crosscountry ski centers, New York’s mountains boast more ski areas than any other state. Choose from... Wed, 26 Feb 2014 07:00:00 GMT Cross-Country Skiing Cross-country skiing offers a fantastic way to glide through the wonderland of a New York winter. Invigorating yet relaxing, it’s easy to learn, inexpensive, and provides a great full-body work-out. Wed, 26 Feb 2014 07:00:00 GMT Winter Sports in New York State: Fact Sheet Nearly a dozen ski areas offer a wide range of downhill skiing and snowboarding opportunities—from family friendly to expert-only. Family-friendly ski areas include Gore Mountain... Wed, 26 Feb 2014 07:00:00 GMT Hunting in New York State: Fact Sheet Private preserves and game farms are found throughout the region. State lands are open for hunting during the appropriate seasons. Find license and other information at The Adirondacks’ regional... Wed, 26 Feb 2014 07:00:00 GMT Hiking & Biking in New York State: Fact Sheet More than 5,000 miles of trails lead through spectacular landscapes along forested paths and that is just the beginning. Whether you hike or bike, come prepared to experience nature New York style. Wed, 26 Feb 2014 07:00:00 GMT Fishing in New York State: Fact Sheet With over 3,000 freshwater lakes, rivers, streams and ponds, the Adirondacks are a haven for both lure and fly fishing. The waters are teeming with bass, trout, perch... Tue, 25 Feb 2014 07:00:00 GMT Boating In New York State: Fact Sheet With over 3,000 lakes and ponds, and thousands of miles of rivers, streams and canoe routes, the Adirondacks offer tame and wild adventures on the water – from tranquil cruises and swimming... Tue, 25 Feb 2014 07:00:00 GMT New York State on the Water Over 70,000 miles of waterways for whitewater rafting, sailing, kayaking, cruising and river or deep sea fishing. Fri, 31 May 2013 07:00:00 GMT State Parks Open for MDW Governor Andrew Cuomo today announced the reopening of Long Island’s Robert Moses State Park and the Jones Beach State Park boardwalk for the 2013... Thu, 23 May 2013 07:00:00 GMT Insiders Guide to Swimming New York State Waterfalls, Crystal Clear Lakes, Sandy Beaches, Secluded Coves and Old Fashioned Waterholes – Get an Insider’s Guide on Where to Swim this Summer in New York State. Tue, 01 Jan 2013 07:00:00 GMT New York State Fishing There’s never a lack of stories to tell after a New York State fishing trip. Like that time you spotted sea gulls circling off the coast of Long Island signaling that sharks were there for the... Mon, 11 Jun 2012 07:00:00 GMT