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Curious to learn about New York recreation destinations and outdoor events? Sign up to receive our free monthly e-newsletter to uncover topics such as where to find:

  • the most majestic vistas
  • the best winter camping
  • the most family-friendly nature walks, and more!


  • scenic trails for snowshoeing and cross-country skiing
  • new places to camp and fish
    Man cross country skiing in the snow
  • wildlife management areas where you can observe New York's wildlife up close!

In the March 2017 issue:

  • Maple Sugaring Around New York State
  • Watchable Wildlife: Bashakill Wildlife Management Area
  • Abundant Snow Geese at Cayuga Lake Wildlife Management Area
  • How'd Those Stripers Get There? ECO Report
  • Upcoming DEC Events

-- And much more!

We invite reader suggestions, and hope you will share your favorite hiking spot, recreation activity or outdoor tip with us.

Each issue includes a DEC Events calendar to help you plan your next outdoor recreation activity!

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