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adult and kid ice fishing

Look for Safe Ice

Safe ice should be your number one consideration when ice fishing. Be sure ice is at least 4 inches thick. Our ice fishing web page has links to our basic technique video, regulations, and places to ice fish. Don't forget to buy your annual fishing license.

Man cross country skiing Trail Supporter Patch

Be a Trail Supporter

Want to show your love of NY's great outdoors? Order the latest trail supporter patch today! We'll be releasing 5 recreation-themed designs throughout 2022, each available for a limited-time only so don't delay.

Foam Free in 2022

Go Foam Free

Disposable food containers containing polystyrene foam, as well as certain packing peanuts, are no longer able to be used. Learn more about going foam free.

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