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The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has added a link to a translation service developed by Microsoft Inc., entitled Bing Translator, as a convenience to visitors to the DEC website who speak languages other than English.

Additional information can be found at DEC's Language Assistance Page.

Outdoor Recreation Publications


Freshwater Fishing


Camping - General Information

Camping in the Catskills

Camping in the Adirondacks


Recreation Maps

Recreation Reports

For camping information, please e-mail DEC's Bureau of Recreation or phone (518) 402-9060. For information on hiking, maps and trail guides, e-mail the Division of Lands and Forests or phone (518) 473-9518. For fish and wildlife information, please e-mail the Division of Fish, Wildlife, and Marine Resources or phone (518) 402-8924.

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