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Curious to learn about New York recreation destinations and outdoor events? Sign up to receive our free monthly e-newsletter and you'll discover:

  • new places to camp and fish
  • scenic trails for hiking and biking
  • family-friendly nature walks, and
  • wildlife management areas where you can observe New York's wildlife up close!

In the June 2017 issue:

  • Lake Erie's Smallmouth Bass Bonanza
    Fisherman wading in a river fishing
  • Hike of the Month: Rogers Environmental Education Center
  • Enjoy Great Wildlife Watching at Caleb Smith State Park
  • Great Backyard Campout
  • Nature Notes
  • Forest Ranger Search and Rescue
  • 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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