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Get Outdoors & Get Together Day 2022

Thank you to all who attended an event on Saturday, June 11, 2022!

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DEC and State Parks, in partnership with the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) and the NYS Division of Veterans' Services, hosted free events to connect people to nature and provide increased access to the outdoors. Get Outdoors & Get Together Day brought together people of all abilities, ages, identities and backgrounds together for fun, healthful activities as part of the Governor's initiative to broaden the diversity of users and ensure inclusivity of access to state public lands.

New York's Get Outdoors & Get Together Day coincided with National Get Outdoors Day, an annual event to encourage healthy, active outdoor fun.

If you attended and would like to help us improve future events, please take a moment to complete a survey for a chance to win outdoor prizes (leaves DEC website).

Check out our 2022 Flickr album (leaves DEC website).