Next Wave of Exciting Park Projects Announced

Take a look at the exciting park projects underway this summer at four state parks: Thacher State Park near Albany, Taughannock Falls State Park in the Finger Lakes, and Green Lakes and Verona Beach State Parks in Central New York. Coming to Thacher State Park is a brand new Visitor’s Center. The 8,240-square-foot center will…

And they’re off!

17th annual Cycle the Erie Canal kicks off More than 600 riders from 36 states and as far away as Australia, ages 2 through 91, depart today from Buffalo on Parks & Trails New York’s 17th annual Cycle the Erie Canal bike tour. The 400-mile journey along the legendary Erie Canal ends in Albany on…

Wheaton Park

Parks for Sale

Financially strapped local governments across New York State too often see selling parkland for development as a way to make a quick buck. While there are bright spots—like the City of Troy reversing its decision to sell off its scarce green space—others are moving forward with their plans to sell parkland, in some cases, like…

Love parks and trails? Love to fundraise?

We’re seeking a dynamic, goal-oriented candidate for the position of Development Director who enjoys the challenge of working on a variety of fundraising programs. DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT Parks & Trails New York seeks a dynamic, goal-oriented candidate for the position of Development Director who enjoys the challenge of working on a variety of fundraising programs.…

PTNY in the Field

We have remained fresh in the eyes of the public during the past two months, attending conferences and festivals throughout New York State. 75th anniversary conference of the New York State Association of Transportation Engineers  and 47th International Snowmobile Congress PTNY’s Director of Programs and Policy Fran Gotcsik has recently been talking trails from one…

From Couch to Camillus

So, you’re thinking of heading out for a ride on the Erie Canalway Trail trail this summer. Maybe a day trip to a trailside museum or Canal community? Or even a multi-day Buffalo to Albany adventure. Here’s what you need to know….   1. Plan it out Use PTNY’s interactive Canalway Trail map or Cycling the…