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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 the state. 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

Click here for Click here for information on Fall Hikes in NYS Parks



Rockefeller State Park Preserve

Rockefeller State Park Preserve offers offers quiet countryside walks of all lengths through forested hills and valleys.

Rockefeller State Park Preserve

Fort Montgomery State Historic Site

Tour the 14 acre fortification with sweeping views of the Hudson River. 

Bear Fort Montgomery State Historic Site

Sterling Forest State Park

Sterling Forest State Park comprises 21,935.08 acres of nearly pristine natural refuge amidst of one of the nation's most densely populated areas.

Sterling Forest State Park