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Destination Vacation: New York State Parks

Welcome to the Empire State! Let the Tappan Library assist you in exploring all corners of New York.

New York State Parks

New York State Home

New York State has 180 parks spread throughout its borders. Each one has a variety of unique activities from kayaking to hiking to camping. Let us help you explore the parks before setting out on your adventures. We've highlighted a few parks in our area and beyond.

Click here for the Home Page of the New York State Parks Website


Stony Point Battlefield

This is the site of the 1779 Battle of Stony Point which took place during the American Revolution.

Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Park

Highland Lakes State Park

This park, located in Orange County, includes more than 3,000 acres of undeveloped woods and lakes. 

Highland Lakes State Park

Lake Superior State Park

Located in Bethel, this park offers boat launches, beaches and picnic areas.

Lake Superior State Park