New York Outdoor Destinations

New York State offers a wide range of outdoor destinations, including the renown Niagara Falls and the 118-mile Long Island. The Catskill Mountains, Adirondack Mountains, Finger Lakes Region and Lake George region provide a wealth of outdoor recreation.

There are numerous outdoor activities available to families within the state. New York has 178 state parks that offer many opportunities for hiking, camping, boating and recreation. An 88-mile portion of the famous Appalachian Trail travels through New York. There are also mountains, woodlands, lakes, rivers and ocean throughout the state.