Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation

Lake Ontario/St. Lawrence River Flooding: Some park facilities along Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River are being impacted by high water. Please check here for updates.

A 5 mile per hour speed limit along the Lake Ontario shoreline is now in effect. Learn more.



Are you a strong swimmer, love to be outdoors and looking for a summer job? Plan now and join the State Parks Lifeguard team. Dates to qualify have started: find a location near you

Transportation Grant

Transportation Grant

Teachers - Field Trip Grants available now! Learn how to apply.

Guided Hikes

Guided Hikes

Join us on the trail and explore some new scenery. We offer a varying line-up of hikes and walks on both weekdays and weekends Learn More

Empire Passes

Renew Your Empire Pass Card Online for the 2019 Season.

Save time and money! Renew and save $5 off the regular price, discount online only. Learn More

Share Your Adventure

Upload your photos and videos so we can inspire others to visit.

Digital Brochures

State park, historic site and camping information are available in digital format and may be downloaded.

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