NY Parks 2020 Initiative Continues to See Steady Growth with 3 Million More Visitors Than Previous Year
State Parks Visits Up 33 Percent Since Governor Cuomo Took Office in 2011
Facilities with Pools, Beaches See Strong Increases During Extended Swimming Season
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that New York's state parks, historic sites, campgrounds, and trails welcomed a record-breaking 77.1 million visits in 2019. The estimated attendance is up nearly three million visits from 2018, an increase of 4 percent. It reflects an overall increase of 33 percent - or more than 19 million visits annually - since the Governor took office in 2011.