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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 hiking and biking
  • 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 December issue:

  • Deer Season Excitement Begins
  • Want Older Bucks in NY? It's Your Choice!
  • Shore Fishing for Oneida Lake Walleyes
  • Watchable Wildlife: Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society Sanctuary
  • Hike of the Month: Grafton State Park
  • Goose Hunters Intoxicated and Hunting After Hours
  • 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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