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#RecreateLocal - Safely, Responsibly

During the COVID-19 public health crisis, getting outdoors locally and connecting with nature (while social distancing) is a way to help maintain mental and physical health. See our recreation guidance and online resources for kid-friendly nature exploring.

Adventure at Home

Adventure NY is Going Virtual

We will kick off #AdventureAtHome on Tuesday May 26 at 10 a.m. with a special Facebook live event with our expert I Fish NY staff who will give you tips and tricks to get started fishing no matter where you live in NY.