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Bear Den MountainFree Whiteface-Lake Placid Hiker Shuttle Will Run Weekends through Columbus Day Weekend

Lake Placid, NY - Autumn is one of the busiest times of year on the Adirondack mountains and trails. Families and guests visit the region from throughout the Northeast and around the world to enjoy the unparalleled splendor of the beautiful Adirondacks bursting with fall foliage.

FLRTC-Logo-Full-color-for-TourCayuga-BannerFinger Lakes Region boasts over 75 hiking and biking trails

Pittsford, N.Y. - The American Hiking Society has designated the first Saturday in June - this year, June 1, 2019 - as National Trails Days®, a day of public events aimed at advocacy and trail service. The public is invited to hike, bike, run, birdwatch, clean up and more along public lands and trails, with numerous events taking place throughout the Finger Lakes region and even more hiking and biking trails available to explore on one's own.

NYS Summer of '17Acquisition Consolidates Hudson River Recreation Area in Southern Adirondacks;
Encourages New Yorkers to Visit State Parks and Tourist Attractions across the State

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the state has acquired 848 acres from the Open Space Institute in the Warren County Town of Warrensburg in the southeastern Adirondacks. The site was acquired using $410,000 from New York’s Environmental Protection Fund and is listed as a priority in the State’s 2016 Open Space Conservation Plan.

NYS Summer of '17$7 Million Trail Improvements Completed as a Part of Governor Cuomo's $56.7 Million NY Gateway Connections Improvement Project
Encourages New Yorkers to Visit 2,000-Mile Trail System and Tourist Attractions across the State

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the opening of the renovated Shoreline Trail along the Niagara River, between LaSalle Park and the Peace Bridge, in Buffalo. The newly renovated and realigned trail provides an additional 700 feet of pathway along the Niagara River and connects the Shoreline Trail Bridge to an elevated overlook at the west end of the structure. The overlook features expansive views of the confluence of Lake Erie and the Niagara River, and closer views of the Peace Bridge. A new 400-foot waterside viewing platform was also constructed at the water’s edge.

NYS Summer of '1712 Projects to Improve and Expand Access to State Park Hiking Trails
Encourages New Yorkers to Visit 2,000-Mile Trail System and Tourist Attractions across the State


Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced $2 million in funding for projects to improve and expand State Park hiking trails and outdoor recreational access projects in State Parks across New York. The 2017-18 budget dedicates nearly $2 million to 12 projects to improve and expand State Park hiking trails and outdoor recreational access projects across New York. The trails projects are part of the Governor’s historic commitment to improving parks and expanding access to outdoor recreation through the NY Parks 2020 Plan.

Fahnestock Winter Park

Carmel, N.Y. (Feb. 14, 2017) - With recent weather patterns bringing plenty of snow to the Mid-Hudson region, 

Fahnestock Winter Park has opened for the season. The park offers over 11 miles of machine-groomed trails for snowshoeing and cross country skiing enthusiasts. The Winter Park will continue to operate as conditions allow. The public is encouraged to contact the park and check its website and social media pages to stay up to date with the operating schedule.

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