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ROOST - Adirondacks USAGuided Hikes, Events and Community Activities 

Lake Placid, NY (June 12, 2024) – The Northville-Placid Trail (NPT) continues its 100th anniversary celebration with a series of hikes, exhibitions, community celebrations, and other events throughout the summer. Adirondack Hamlets to Huts and ADKX, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake, are offering guided hikes, exhibits and information sessions for community members and visitors.

We Are NYVisitors Encouraged To Participate in Special Centennial Activities Across New York State

Bethpage Airshow at Jones Beach State Park Held Saturday, May 25 and Sunday, May 26 

Governor Kathy Hochul today encouraged New York residents and visitors to start summer early by visiting a State Park, beach or Historic Site this Memorial Day weekend. The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation (OPRHP) is celebrating the New York State Parks Centennial with many programs and events to bring people together, enjoy the vast natural resources across the state, and honor the system’s important legacy. The weekend also marks the 20th anniversary of the Bethpage Airshow at Jones Beach State Park.

I LOVE MY PARK Day146 Volunteerism Events Scheduled at Parks, Historic Sites, and other Public Lands Across NYS for Centennial Celebration

In 2024, the NYS Parks System celebrates its Centennial Year. With the vast growth in visitorship experienced since the pandemic—84+ million in 2023 alone—service to our public lands is more important than ever. Volunteer organizations and site managers are making final preparations for the 13th annual I Love My Park Day to be held on May 4, 2024.

Whitney MuseumNew York, NY (May 1, 2024) — Steps away from the High Line and Chelsea Market in New York City’s vibrant Meatpacking District, the Whitney Museum of American Art is the perfect destination for visitors of all ages to immerse themselves in art, culture, and all that NYC has to offer. The Whitney presents soaring views of the famous city skyline via four stories of outdoor balcony terraces and awe-inspiring architecture amid its collection of masterworks by leading American artists like Edward Hopper, Jacob Lawrence, and Georgia O'Keeffe, along with cutting-edge exhibitions featuring today's most celebrated contemporary artists.

We Are NYSites Statewide to be Illuminated “Parks Green and Centennial Gold” Evening of April 18

Special Centennial Flag Will be Raised at Parks and Historic Sites Across the State

Throughout 2024, New York State Parks Has Marked the 100th Anniversary With a Range of Programs and Events – More Information Available Here  

Governor Kathy Hochul today celebrated the centennial of the State Council of Parks establishment on April 18, 1924. Landmarks across the state will be illuminated in Parks green and centennial gold and a special centennial flag will be raised at parks and historic sites across the state to commemorate the day. …

Long Island Museum Art MuseumStony Brook, NY (April 8, 2024) -- The Long Island Museum (LIM) a Smithsonian affiliate dedicated to American history and art with a Long Island connection is thrilled to announce its upcoming 50th-anniversary celebration of the Art Museum. Celebrating 50 Years of the LIM Art Museum is sponsored by The Ferentinos Enterprises, LLC, and will take place on April 19th at 6:00 PM in the History Museum located in Stony Brook, NY.

Friends of Knox Farm State ParkEast Aurora, NY—As the world observes the total solar eclipse on April 8, 2024, a pivotal moment in Indigenous history will be celebrated and honored at the Friends of Knox Farm State Park EAclipse Celebration.

Approximately 800 years ago, during a total solar eclipse, the Great Law of Peace was formed, creating the Haudenosaunee Confederacy. Ticket holders at the EAclipse event will be able to enjoy a unique blend of live performances, teachings, and powerful Indigenous-produced sound scores centered around the theme of connectivity to the natural world and the creation of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy.

ROOST - Adirondacks USALake Placid, NY (March 14, 2024) – The Northville-Placid Trail (NPT) is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2024 with a newly-developed website and a series of events throughout the summer and fall. The Northville-Placid Trail was formed in 1922 as one of the Adirondack Mountain Club’s first projects. Completed in 1924, this 138-mile route transverses the Adirondack Park, from the town of Northville to Lake Placid. 

To celebrate the 100-year anniversary, organizers are planning community events throughout the year along the trail route.

We Are NYIn Celebration of New York State Parks’ Centennial, Interactive Digital Timeline Details Development of Parks System Through Images, Videos and Text 

Educational Tool Part of Multi-Faceted, Yearlong Centennial Celebration

Governor Kathy Hochul today launched an interactive, online timeline titled ‘Blazing a Trail: A History of New York State Parks and Historic Sites’ in celebration of New York State Parks’ Centennial. Organized by eight chronological eras, the first two installments of the timeline are available here, with subsequent eras launching throughout 2024.

I LOVE NY Logo - stackedNew York (January 23, 2024) New York State continues to captivate travelers with its breathtaking landscapes, world-renowned attractions, rich cultural heritage and diverse experiences, plus a once-in-a-lifetime solar event. With an array of sensational sights, events and destinations, New York State promises an unforgettable journey for travelers seeking a getaway with adventure, immersion and a vibrant and dynamic itinerary.

Click here to access the I LOVE NY press kit.