Annual Day Use Pass to DEC Campgrounds and State Parks
Your key to all-season enjoyment at New York State campgrounds parks is the Empire Passport. The Passport provides unlimited day use vehicle entry to most DEC forest preserve areas, boat launch sites, arboretums and park preserves for just $65!
Enjoy the beaches, the picnic areas, scenic highways and the lakes in the Adirondacks and Catskills...every day if you like, throughout the spring, summer and fall. Swim, hike, picnic, fish...and bring as many friends as your car holds! Its all covered by the Empire Passport.
The Passport also provides access to most of the state parks administered by NYS Parks, as well as to boat launch sites, and arboretums.
Available for only $65, the Passport can be used from April 1 to March 31 of the following year and pays for itself in 8 visits. This may be used on passenger vehicle, a boat, or a motorcycle.
Lifetime Empire Passport
Why not extend your NYS Adventure? Consider buying a Lifetime Empire State Passport that lets you visit more than 170 beautiful NYS parks for the rest of your life. See the NYS Parks website for more details about this and boating safety certificates.