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NYS Summer of '17New Vacation Cabins, Facility Upgrades and Access Areas Open for the 2017 Camping Season;
Governor Encourages New Yorkers to Visit State Parks and Tourist Attractions Across the State

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the beginning of camping season in New York this Memorial Day weekend. The Governor encouraged New Yorkers and visitors to visit parks, trails and beaches throughout the Empire State this summer, including New York's 119 campgrounds that open Friday, May 26 for the summer season.

"New York campgrounds are central to our booming tourism industry, and as the number of visitors to the Empire State continues to grow, we remain committed to improving outdoor destinations and world-class attractions in every region of the state," Governor Cuomo said. "I encourage everyone to visit a State Park this summer and experience for themselves the natural beauty and adventure New York has to offer."…

Water Trail partners gathered at Kingston Point Beach Announcement.Tools will Grow Hudson River Tourism and Recreation

Kingston, N.Y. - The Hudson River Valley Greenway and National Heritage Area announced today a suite of tools
that will make it easier for residents and tourists to explore the Hudson River from the Adirondack Park to New York City.  They include a new Hudson River Greenway Water
Trail Four-Map/Guide Set
, a new mobile responsive website, and the latest edition of The Hudson River Greenway Water Trail Guide.  Water Trail enthusiasts were joined at Kingston Point Beach by Kingston Mayor Steve Noble and other
dignitaries for the announcement.   The announcement was followed by a paddle led by Mayor Noble on the Hudson River and Rondout Creek.

September Celebration Features Over 200 Events

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Albany, NY -The Hudson River Valley Ramble kicks-off this Saturday with a weekend full of activities and continues throughout September with more than 200 exciting outdoor adventures across New York's Hudson Valley. The Ramble showcases the region's incredible scenery, history, natural resources, and recreational opportunities and features walking tours, hikes, paddles, bike tours and many other diverse experiences with something for everyone.

Campground Owners of NYThe Good Sam Club puts park in top 1% of campgrounds nationwide


Franklinville, N.Y. - John and Jennifer Tinelli, owners of Triple R Camping Resort and Trailer Sales, a full-service 220-site campground in Franklinville, N.Y., are proud to report that they have attained a perfect rating for their campground by the Good Sam Club. Their current rating of 10/10*/10, for facilities, bathrooms and recreation, stacked with high ratings for campground management and operations in the Good Sam system seven years in a row, puts them in the top one-percent of over 14,000 Good Sam-affiliated parks across the country.

Forest Bathing, Breweries & Barefooted Adirondack Adventures: Go Native in Summer 2015

Adirondack Region, N.Y. - From forest bathing - a Japanese practice that aims to boost health through immersion in nature - to sampling locally made microbrews during a beach festival, the Adirondacks of Northern New York offer enriching, unique and thirst-quenching options to enhance any visit.

Steal away to the Adirondacks this summer to indulge in one of seven adventurous offerings including:

Association inducted into Ring of Honor during A Night of Gratitude

Rochester, N.Y. - Camp Good Days and Special Times inducted Campground Owners of New York (CONY) into its Ring of Honor at A Night of Gratitude dinner and ceremony, held February 27th at the Rochester Plaza Hotel, downtown Rochester, N.Y. CONY was among 23 inductees into the Ring of Honor, established in 2004 to recognize individuals and
organizations for their outstanding dedication, commitment and support of the thousands of children and families served by Camp Good Days and Special Times over the years.

Hudson River Valley RambleSeptember 6-7, 13-14, 20-21, 27-28

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Albany, N.Y. (Aug. 6, 2014) - The Hudson River Valley Greenway and Hudson River Valley National Heritage announced today that the 15th Annual Hudson River Valley Ramble will feature more than 200 exciting events throughout the Hudson River Valley region. The Ramble will be held during each weekend in September, and features the events of more than 150 partner organizations. The Hudson River Valley Ramble offers a variety of walks, hikes, paddles, biking tours and other events and is designed to showcase the scenic, natural, historic and cultural resources of the Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area . Ramble events are led by naturalists, ecologists, historians, geologists and trained volunteers from participating organizations.

Adirondack Region, N.Y. - Whether it's on your bucket or your ‘I'm-not-too-sure-about-this' list, camping is a must for summer adventure in the Adirondacks. Luckily, New York's six-million-acre park provides hundreds of campgrounds, each offering unique amenities, breathtaking views and access to endless opportunities for fun and entertainment.

Korn's CampgroundsPublic invited; tournament to honor the late Joan Smith, seasonal camper

Middletown, N.Y. - Korn's Campgrounds, located at 60 Meyer Road in Middletown, invites players to register for its 5th and final annual Korn's Horseshoe Tournament, to be held Friday August 1st and Saturday, August 2nd, at the campground.

This year's horseshoe tournament is being held in honor of Maybrook, NY resident Joan Smith, a seasonal camper at Korn's Campgrounds, who passed away this past fall