New York Recreation Areas

Looking for awesome outdoor recreation areas in New York? View New York parks and recreation areas below, listed in alphabetical order. Each listing has images, full description, map, directions, activities, phone number, and links to campgrounds and hiking trails within the recreation area.

African Burial Ground National Monument, New York Camping & Hiking

Directions The African Burial Ground National Monument is located on the first floor of the Ted Weiss Federal Building located at 290 Broadway in Lower Manhattan; close to Foley Square and just north of City Hall. Our visitor center is located mid-block on Broadway between the cross streets of Duane Street and Reade Streets. Phone (212) 238-4367 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New York Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New York Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New York Recreation Areas African Burial Ground National Monument Official Website African Burial Ground National Monument Map African Burial Ground is the oldest and largest known excavated burial ground in North America for both free and enslaved Africans. It protects the historic role slavery played in building New York

Almond Lake, New York Camping & Hiking

Directions From Hornell, 2 miles S on NY 21. Phone (607) 324-6531 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, HOTEL/LODGE/RESORT PRIVATELY OWNED Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New York Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New York Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New York Recreation Areas Almond Lake Website Almond Lake Photo Album Kanakadea Park operated by Stuben County, NY is located on Almond Lake. Camping and day use facilities for picnicing and boating are available.

Castle Clinton National Monument, New York Camping & Hiking

Directions Castle Clinton is located in historic Battery Park. It is only directly accessible by foot, bicycle, or wheelchair. You cannot drive directly to the site. Local parking is nearly impossible to find and expensive. All public transportation options are located outside of Battery Park. Phone (212) 344-7220 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New York Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New York Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New York Recreation Areas Castle Clinton National Monument Official Website Castle Clinton National Monument Map Located at the southern tip of Manhattan Island, Castle Clinton stands where New York City began, and represents not only the city™s growth, but the growth of a nation. Initially intended to prevent a British invasion in 1812, the fortification has transformed over the years to

Conscience Point National Wildlife Refuge, New York Camping & Hiking

Directions From Sunrise Hwy. (27E), turn left (North) onto North Sea Road (CR 38). Go approximately 1.5 miles (at stoplight veer left). At the intersection of Noyak and North Sea Roads go straight through the stop sign. The refuge will be on your right a short ways up the road. The Refuge is only open to select public use activities (e.g., biological research, environmental education) by special use permit. Contact the refuge for more information. Phone 631-286-0485 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New York Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New York Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New York Recreation Areas Conscience Point National Wildlife Refuge The Conscience Point National Wildlife Refuge was established July 20, 1971 as a land gift from Stanley Howard. The 60-acre refuge is located in the Town of North

East Sidney Lake, New York Camping & Hiking

Directions From Binghamton, E on I-88 to Unadilla, 5 miles E on NY 357 to the park. Phone (607) 829-6006 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New York Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New York Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New York Recreation Areas East Sidney Lake Website East Sidney Lake Photo Album The recreation area is lease to the Town of Sidney, NY. Facilities include camping, picnic area, boat launch and beach.

Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site, New York Camping & Hiking

Directions Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site is located on Route 9G in the Town of Hyde Park, NY. Phone (845) 229-9422 Activities HIKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New York Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New York Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New York Recreation Areas Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site Official Website Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site Map “The greatest thing I have learned is how good it is to come home again.” Eleanor Roosevelt This simple statement expresses her love for the modest house she called Val-Kill. The only National Historic Site dedicated to a first lady, Val-Kill welcomes visitors in the style of Mrs. Roosevelt. Come and be part of the entire Roosevelt Experience at Val-Kill.

Elizabeth A. Morton National Wildlife Refuge, New York Camping & Hiking

Directions Sunrise Highway (Route 27) to Southampton, north onto North Sea Road (Route 38) for North Sea. Right onto Noyack Road and continue for 5 miles. Refuge entrance in on the left. Phone 631-725-7598 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New York Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New York Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New York Recreation Areas Elizabeth A. Morton National Wildlife Refuge Established December 27, 1954, through a donation by the Morton family, the 187-acre Elizabeth A. Morton National Wildlife Refuge boasts exceptionally diverse habitats including bay beach, a brackish pond, a freshwater pond, kettle holes, tidal flats, saltmarsh, freshwater marsh, shrub, grasslands, maritime oak forest, and red cedar. The refuge’s diversity is not only critical to Long

Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor, New York Camping & Hiking

Directions Begin your journey in the east, west, or right in the middle of New York State, you can’t go wrong– the canal’s treasures are strong together along the waterway like gems on a necklace. The canal is accessible by CAR, RAIL, BIKE, and BOAT and from major airports: Albany International (ALB), Syracuse Hancock International (SYR), Greater Rochester International (ROC), and Buffalo-Niagara International (BUF). Phone (518) 237-7000 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New York Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New York Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New York Recreation Areas Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor Official Website Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor Map Explore the Erie Canal and discover America’s most famous and influential man-made waterway. Nowhere else will you find the distinctive locks and low bridges of the New York State Canal

Federal Hall National Memorial, New York Camping & Hiking

Directions The main entrance of Federal Hall is located at 26 Wall Street, near the corner of Wall Street and Nassau Street in Manhattan’s Financial District. The rear entrance, which is wheelchair accessible, is located at 15 Pine Street, near the intersection of Pine Street and Nassau Street. It is highly recommended that all visitors use mass transit when traveling to Federal Hall. Phone (212) 825-6990 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New York Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New York Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New York Recreation Areas Federal Hall National Memorial Official Website Federal Hall National Memorial Map Here on Wall Street, George Washington took the oath of office as our first President, and this site was home to the first Congress, Supreme Court, and Executive

Fire Island National Seashore, New York Camping & Hiking

Directions Fire Island National Seashore Headquarters: Via Long Island Expressway/I-495: Take Exit 61 (Patchogue-Holbrook Road) to Waverly Ave. Head south on Waverly Ave to West Ave. Turn right onto Laurel Street. Via NY-27: Take Exit 52 onto Waverly Ave. Head south on Waverly Ave to West Ave. Turn right onto Laurel Street. Phone (631) 687-4750 Activities BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, SWIMMING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New York Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New York Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New York Recreation Areas Fire Island National Seashore Official Website Fire Island National Seashore Map Immerse yourself in an enchanting collage of coastal life and history. Rhythmic waves, high dunes, ancient maritime forests, historic landmarks and glimpses of wildlife, Fire Island has been a special place

Fort Stanwix National Monument, New York Camping & Hiking

Directions Take I-90 (NY Thruway) to Exit 33 (Verona-Rome). Turn Right onto Rt. 365 E. Follow Rt. 365, veering left as Rt. 365 merges with Rt 69 at the fork in the road. This will take you over an arterial bridge into the City of Rome. Fort Stanwix NM will be across Erie Blvd. on the right side of James Street. Phone (315) 338-7730 Activities BIKING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, HIKING, PICNICKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New York Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New York Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New York Recreation Areas Fort Stanwix National Monument Official Website Fort Stanwix National Monument Map For centuries, the Oneida Carrying Place, a six mile portage connecting the Mohawk River and Wood Creek, served as a vital link for those traveling by water

Gateway National, New York Camping & Hiking

Directions Gateway is located in two states; NJ and NY, and has three units: Jamaica Bay, Sandy Hook and Staten Island. You can access most of our park by car and public transportation. Please visit our website for specific directions to all of our units Phone (718) 354-4606 Activities BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, PADDLING, SWIMMING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New York Campgrounds CAMP GATEWAY- BROOKLYN NY CAMP GATEWAY – SANDY HOOK CAMP GATEWAY – STATEN ISLAND Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New York Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New York Recreation Areas Gateway National Recreation Area Official Website Gateway National Recreation Area Map Gateway is a large diverse urban park with 27,000 acres spanning Sandy Hook in N.J. and Jamaica Bay and Staten Island in N.Y. It offers green spaces, beaches, wildlife and

General Grant National Memorial, New York Camping & Hiking

Directions General Grant National Memorial is located in Riverside Park, on the upper west-side of Manhattan. The entrance to the mausoleum is between north-bound and south-bound Riverside Drive, near the intersection of West 122nd Street. The visitor center is located to the west, across south-bound Riverside Drive. Street parking is available, but can be very hard to find. The area is well-served with both Bus and Subway, by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority of New York (http://www.mta.info/). Phone (646) 670-7251 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New York Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New York Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New York Recreation Areas General Grant National Memorial Official Website General Grant National Memorial Map The final resting place of President Ulysses S. Grant and his wife, Julia, is the largest mausoleum in North America.

Governors Island National Monument, New York Camping & Hiking

Directions Governors Island is located in New York Harbor, 1/2 mile from the southern tip of Lower Manhattan and 400 yards west of the end of Brooklyn’s Atlantic Avenue and Red Hook waterfront. It is accessible only via ferry. Ferry service from Manhattan is the main way to access the island. During the summer public access season, the ferry departs from Battery Maritime Building at 10 South Street, at South and Whitehall Streets (next to the Staten Island ferry terminal). Check www.govisland.com for ferry schedules. Phone (212) 825-3054 Activities BIKING, PICNICKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New York Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New York Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New York Recreation Areas Governors Island National Monument Official Website Governors Island National Monument Map From 1794 to 1966, the U.S. Army on

Green Mountain & Finger Lakes National Forests, New York Camping & Hiking

Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, PICNICKING, WINTER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, SWIMMING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New York Campgrounds CHITTENDEN BROOK CAMPGROUND MOOSALAMOO CAMPGROUND Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New York Hiking Trails Chatfield Loop Related Link(s) More New York Recreation Areas Green Mountain & Finger Lakes National Forests   The Green Mountain & Finger Lakes National Forests™ scenic beauty along the backbone of Vermont™s Green Mountains and New York™s Finger Lakes region provide unlimited recreational opportunities in all seasons.     Go Play! Some of the many opportunities we offer include: Over 900 miles of trails managed for both summer and winter uses Sections long trails like the Appalachian National Scenic Trail, the Long Trail, and the North Country Scenic Trail.  Outsanding campgrounds, including two designated National Recreation Areas Eight designated wilderness

Hamilton Grange National Memorial, New York Camping & Hiking

Directions Hamilton Grange National Memorial is in Saint Nicholas Park in Manhattan. It is located at 414 West 141st Street, between Convent Avenue and St. Nicholas Avenue. Phone (646) 548-2310 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New York Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New York Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New York Recreation Areas Hamilton Grange National Memorial Official Website Hamilton Grange National Memorial Map Alexander Hamilton created the tools for the success of the United States. From his humble beginnings as an orphan on the Caribbean island of Nevis, he became George Washington’s right-hand man. Come visit Hamilton Grange and find out more about this controversial founder and the country home that he built on his Harlem estate.

Harriet Tubman National Historical Park, New York Camping & Hiking

Directions The Harriet Tubman National Historical Park includes the Thompson Memorial African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, the Harriet Tubman Visitor Center, the Tubman Home for the Aged, and the Harriet Tubman Residence. A related Tubman site that lies outside of the national historical park is the Fort Hill Cemetery where Tubman is buried. View directions to each of these five sites on our directions page. Phone (315) 882-8060 Activities PICNICKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New York Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New York Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New York Recreation Areas Harriet Tubman National Historical Park Official Website Harriet Tubman National Historical Park Map Harriet Tubman was guided by a deep faith and devotion to family, freedom, and community. After emancipating herself and members of her family, she moved them from

Home Of Franklin D Roosevelt National Historic Site, New York Camping & Hiking

Directions The Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site is located on Route 9 in Hyde Park, NY about 90 miles north of New York City and 70 miles south of Albany. Phone (845) 229-5320 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New York Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New York Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New York Recreation Areas Home Of Franklin D Roosevelt National Historic Site Official Website Home Of Franklin D Roosevelt National Historic Site Map “All that is within me cries out to go back to my home on the Hudson River” FDR This quote captures FDR’s connection to Springwood, the estate that he loved & the place he considered home. The first US Presidential Library was started by FDR here. Visit the Home of FDR and Presidential Library &

Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area, New York Camping & Hiking

Directions For directions to particular sites within the Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area, visit http://www.hudsonrivervalley.com Phone (518) 473-3835 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New York Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New York Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New York Recreation Areas Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area Official Website Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area Map Maurice D. Hinchey Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area stretches from New York City to Albany. The area’s resources exhibit the roles of freedom and dignity in the valley’s history, and the historical and contemporary role of commerce. Revolutionary War stories, famous residences, scenic parks and gardens, and landscapes all contribute to the Hudson Valley’s beauty and significance.

Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge, New York Camping & Hiking

Directions From the New York State Thruway (I-90) take exit 48-A (Pembroke/Medina). Go north on Route 77 for approximately 8 miles. At the 4-way stop light in Alabama Center continue straight for one more mile to Casey Road. Turn left on Casey Rd. The Headquarters Building is one mile west. Phone 585-948-5445 Activities BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WINTER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New York Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New York Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New York Recreation Areas Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge lies midway between Buffalo and Rochester, NY, within the Atlantic Flyway. The relatively flat terrain encompasses 10,828 acres of habitat. Freshwater marshes and hardwood swamps border or are fed by Oak Orchard Creek which meanders east to west

Martin Van Buren National Historic Site, New York Camping & Hiking

Directions The park entrance road is located off of route 9H two miles south of Kinderhook Village. GPS Coordinates: 42° 22′ 52” N -73° 42′ 13” W Phone (518) 758-9689 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New York Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New York Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New York Recreation Areas Martin Van Buren National Historic Site Official Website Martin Van Buren National Historic Site Map Politics before the Civil War was a whirlwind of opposing interest groups. Martin Van Buren was able to unite those groups becoming president in 1837. As frustration and violence over the extension of slavery grew in the 1840’s, Van Buren ran for the presidency twice more from this house. He hoped to unite sectional interests but failed;

Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge, New York Camping & Hiking

Directions Driving Directions The refuge entrance is located on NY 5 & US 20 between Seneca Falls and Auburn and is just minutes from Exit 41 on the New York State Thruway. From exit 41, turn right onto NY 414. At the first stop light, turn left onto NY 318 and follow for approximately 5 miles to the end of NY 318. Turn left onto NY 5 & US 20 and follow for 1.25 miles; turn left into the refuge entrance. Phone 315-568-5987 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New York Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New York Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New York Recreation Areas Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge lies at

Mount Morris Dam and, New York Camping & Hiking

Directions Mount Morris Dam and Recreation Area is located approx. 1.7 miles south of Mount Morris and 11 miles north of Nunda on SR 408. From the North: (Interstate 90) take 390S to exit 7 – Mount Morris/Letchworth, 5 miles south on Route 408. Turn onto Visitor Center Rd; continue for about 2 miles. From the South: (Route 17, I-86) take 390N to exit 6 – Sonyea, 7 miles north on Route 36, then two miles south on Route 408. Turn onto Visitor Center Rd; continue for about 2 miles. Phone (585) 658-4790 Activities BOATING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WINTER SPORTS, VISITOR CENTER, WATER SPORTS, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New York Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New York Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New York Recreation Areas Mount Morris

National Parks of New York Harbor, New York Camping & Hiking

Directions See the websites for each of the ten national parks in New York Harbor for directions. To get to our offices at Federal Hall National Memorial: the main entrance of Federal Hall is located at 26 Wall Street, near the corner of Wall Street and Nassau Street. The rear entrance, which is wheelchair accessible, is located at 15 Pine Street, near the intersection of Pine Street and Nassau Street. It is highly recommended that all visitors use mass transit when traveling to Federal Hall. Phone (212) 668-5180 Activities BIKING, BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PADDLING, SWIMMING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New York Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New York Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New York Recreation Areas National Parks of New York Harbor Official

Niagara Falls National Heritage Area, New York Camping & Hiking

Directions From the South: Take I-90 to I-290 north to I-190. Follow the signs to Niagara Falls. From Canada: Cross the Niagara River on either Ontario Provincial Highway 420 in Niagara Falls, Ontario, or Provincial Highway 405 north of Niagara Falls, Ontario. Phone (716) 286-8579 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New York Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New York Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New York Recreation Areas Niagara Falls National Heritage Area Official Website Niagara Falls National Heritage Area Map Designated by Congress in 2008, the Niagara Falls National Heritage Area stretches from the western boundary of Wheatfield, New York to the mouth of the Niagara River on Lake Ontario, including the communities of Niagara Falls, Youngstown, and Lewiston. The region is home to natural wonders, rich cultural traditions, and nationally significant

Oyster Bay National Wildlife Refuge, New York Camping & Hiking

Directions Access to the refuge is limited to private boats and rentals. Residents outside of Oyster Bay may enter the refuge by boat from Long Island Sound. Visitors in vehicles may travel local roads adjacent to the refuge. The refuge does not provide parking. Mill Pond, part of the Refuge, is located off West Main Street. Onsite parking is not available. Phone 631-286-0485 Activities BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New York Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New York Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New York Recreation Areas The Oyster Bay NWR on the north shore of Long Island consists of high quality marine habitats that support a variety of aquatic-dependent wildlife. The refuge’s waters and marshes surround Sagamore Hill National Historic Site, home of Theodore Roosevelt – father of

Sagamore Hill National Historic Site, New York Camping & Hiking

Directions Take either the Northern State Parkway to Exit 35N or the Long Island Expressway (I-495) to Exit 41N. At those exits, take Route 106 North for approximately 6 miles to downtown Oyster Bay. Turn right onto East Main Street (at Nobman’s Hardware Store) and travel 2 miles on East Main Street/Cove Road. Turn left onto Cove Neck Road and drive 1.5 miles to Sagamore Hill National Historic Site. Phone (516) 922-4788 Activities BIKING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, HIKING, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New York Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New York Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New York Recreation Areas Sagamore Hill National Historic Site Official Website Sagamore Hill National Historic Site Map Sagamore Hill was the home of Theodore Roosevelt, 26th President of the United States, from

Saint Paul’s Church National Historic Site, New York Camping & Hiking

Directions Take the 5 Lexington Avenue (green) line to the Dyre Avenue station in the Bronx, the last stop. Proceed north to E. 233rd Street and make a right, going east. Walk several blocks. Make a left onto Provost, heading north. Provost becomes S. Third Ave. Continue north on S. Third Avenue to the stop sign on the right at the Salvation Army. Make a right at stop sign onto S. Columbus. Saint Paul’s will be on your right. Walk from the subway to the site should be about 15 minutes, approximately 2/3 of a mile. Phone (914) 667-4116 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New York Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New York Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New York Recreation Areas Saint Paul’s Church National Historic Site Official Website Saint Paul’s Church

Saratoga National Historical Park, New York Camping & Hiking

Directions Saratoga National Historical Park is located between U.S. Route 4 and N.Y. Route 32, about 4 miles north of the Village of Stillwater, N.Y. The park is roughly 40 miles north of Albany, N.Y. and 14 miles southeast of Saratoga Springs, N.Y. More detailed directions, and downloadable maps, are available on our website. Phone (518) 670-2985 Activities BIKING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, SNOWPARK Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New York Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New York Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New York Recreation Areas Saratoga National Historical Park Official Website Saratoga National Historical Park Map Here, in 1777, during the American War for Independence, American troops battled and beat a British invasion force, marking the first time in world history that a British Army

Seatuck National Wildlife Refuge, New York Camping & Hiking

Directions Although the refuge is not open to the public, you can view the Seatuck NWR from South Bay Ave. in Islip, NY. From the Long Island Expwy. (I-495), Exit 56, or from Sunrise Hwy. (Rte. 27),Exit 45, follow Rte.111S to the end at Montauk Hwy. (Rte. 27A)/Main Street. Right onto Main St. Left onto South Bay Ave. View the Refuge on the eastern side of the road & an Audubon Sanctuary on the west side. South Bay Ave. ends at the Town Beach, access to the beach for residents with permits only. Phone 631-286-0485 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New York Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New York Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New York Recreation Areas Seatuck National Wildlife Refuge is located on the south shore of Long Island and is

Statue Of Liberty National Monument, New York Camping & Hiking

Directions Liberty Island is located in New York Harbor, and can only be reached by boat. Ferries operated by Statue Cruises depart from Battery Park in Lower Manhattan in New York City, New York and Liberty State Park in Jersey City, New Jersey. Phone (212) 363-3200 Activities BOATING, PICNICKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New York Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New York Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New York Recreation Areas Statue Of Liberty National Monument Official Website Statue Of Liberty National Monument Map “The Statue of Liberty Enlightening the World” was a gift of friendship from the people of France to the United States and is recognized as a universal symbol of freedom and democracy. The Statue of Liberty was dedicated on October 28, 1886. It was designated as a National

Stonewall National Monument, New York Camping & Hiking

Directions Christopher Park is bounded by Christopher, Grove, and West Fourth Streets. By subway, take the Broadway 1 Line – 7th Avenue local to Christopher Street-Sheridan Square Station; or via the 7th Avenue bus line on the M8 or M20. From Jersey City, take the Holland Tunnel to Ericsson Pl, via exit 3, then take the Avenue of the Americas north to Christopher Street. From Brooklyn take the Manhattan Bridge to Canal Street, then take the Avenue of the Americas north to Christopher Street. Phone (212) 668-2577 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New York Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New York Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New York Recreation Areas Stonewall National Monument Official Website Stonewall National Monument Map Before the 1960s almost everything about living openly as a lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender,

Target Rock National Wildlife Refuge, New York Camping & Hiking

Directions From Main Street (Route 25A) in the Village of Huntington, take West Neck Road for 5 miles, continue on Lloyd Neck Road which ends at Target Rock Road, follow Target Rock Road for 1/2 mile, the entrance is on the right. The refuge entrance is 2.2 miles east of Caumsett State Park. Phone 631-286-0485 Activities INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New York Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New York Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New York Recreation Areas The Target Rock National Wildlife Refuge is located on the north shore of Long Island, 25 miles east of New York City. This 80-acre refuge is composed of mature oak-hickory forest, a half-mile rocky beach, a brackish pond, and several vernal ponds. The land and waters support a variety of

Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site, New York Camping & Hiking

Directions Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site is conveniently located in New York City at 28 East 20th Street, between Park Avenue South and Broadway. Phone (212) 260-1616 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New York Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New York Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New York Recreation Areas Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site Official Website Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site Map This is the boyhood home of the first U.S. president to be born in New York City. Raised in a townhouse at 28 E. 20th St., Theodore Roosevelt would grow up to be our 26th President and become immortalized on Mount Rushmore. However, he started life as a sickly yet bright boy who exercised to improve his health and began a lifelong passion for the “strenuous life.”

Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site, New York Camping & Hiking

Directions The TR Inaugural Site is located on the north edge of downtown Buffalo on Delaware Avenue, between Allen and North Streets. Free parking is available to the rear. For details, see http://www.nps.gov/thri/planyourvisit/directions.htm Phone (716) 884-0095 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New York Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New York Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New York Recreation Areas Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site Official Website Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site Map As president, Theodore Roosevelt created protections for ordinary citizens, began regulation of big business, and made the US a major force in international affairs. Yet one of the most important presidencies in America’s history nearly didn’t happen. See the place where a brief, emotional, and improvised ceremony in Buffalo, NY brought TR into office, and forever altered the nation.

Thomas Cole National Historic Site, New York Camping & Hiking

Directions The Thomas Cole National Historic Site is located at 218 Spring Street, near the western entrance to the Rip Van Winkle Bridge, in the village of Catskill, New York, at the foot of the Catskill Mountains in the Hudson Valley. Phone (518) 943-7465 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New York Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New York Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New York Recreation Areas Thomas Cole National Historic Site Official Website Thomas Cole National Historic Site Map In 1825, America was still a new nation, just forming its own unique identity and traditions. Thomas Cole invented a new style of art, one that Americans could call their own. His landscape paintings launched the art movement known as the Hudson River School. His groundbreaking

Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site, New York Camping & Hiking

Directions Located on Route 9 in the town of Hyde Park, NY. Phone (845) 229-7770 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, HIKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New York Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New York Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New York Recreation Areas Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site Official Website Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site Map Vanderbilt Mansion NHS, in terms of architecture, interiors, mechanical systems, road systems and landscape, is a remarkably complete example of a gilded-age country place, illustrating the political, economic, social, cultural, and demographic changes that occurred as America industrialized in the years after the Civil War.

Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge, New York Camping & Hiking

Directions Long Island Expwy. (I-495), Exit 68S, or Sunrise Hwy. (Rte.27), Exit 58S, to the William Floyd Pkwy. (CR46S). From the junction of William Floyd parkway and Montauk Highway (Rte. 27A/CR80) proceed west on Montauk (CR 80W) for approximately one mile, turn south onto Smith Road. Go 1/4 mile to the refuge entrance on the right. Phone 631-286-0485 Activities BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New York Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New York Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New York Recreation Areas The Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge on the south shore of Long Island is one of the last undeveloped estuary systems remaining on Long Island. Approximately half of the refuge consists of aquatic habitats including bay with marine seagrass beds, intertidal

Whitney Point, New York Camping & Hiking

Directions From Binghamton, 19 miles north on I-81, 3 miles north on NY 26 to park. Phone (607) 692-3165 Activities BIKING, BOATING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WINTER SPORTS, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New York Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New York Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New York Recreation Areas Whitney Point Photo Album Whitney Point Website Broome County operates Dorchester Park on Whitney Point Lake. Day use facilities include a beach, boat launch, picnic area, pavilions and open play areas. The NYDEC manages the fishery in the lake and the surrounding forest and fields for wildlife.

Women’s Rights National Historical Park, New York Camping & Hiking

Directions From the New York State Thruway (I-90) take exit 41 (Route 414). Turn right onto Route 414 South after exiting the tollbooth. Follow Route 414 South for approximately four miles. At the intersections of Route 414 and Routes 5 & 20, turn left onto Route 5 & 20 East. Follow for approximately one and a half miles into the Village of Seneca Falls. The Visitor Center is on the left at 136 Fall Street, Seneca Falls, NY 13148. Phone (315) 568-0024 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New York Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New York Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New York Recreation Areas Women’s Rights National Historical Park Official Website Women’s Rights National Historical Park Map Women™s Rights National Historical Park tells the story of the first Women™s Rights Convention held