Alliance for New York State Parks Publications

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Protect Their Future:
New York’s State Parks in Crisis

Parks ReportProtect Their Future: New York’s State Parks in Crisis was issued jointly by the Alliance and Parks & Trails New York, a leading state parks advocacy group. It condenses a 2010 analysis of system-wide maintenance needs, as well as the recent history of parks funding in New York State.

Pulse of the Parks: A look at who's visiting Sunken Meadow

Pulse of the Parks: Sunken MeadowWith miles of hiking trails, spectacular scenery, large picnic groves and plenty of family activities and events, Bear Mountain State Park is a well-loved escape located just an hour north of New York  City. A new visitor survey report issued by the Alliance for New York State Parks captures the appeal of the park amoung diverse visitors.

 

Pulse of the Parks: A look at who's visiting Bear Mountain

Bear Mountain Pulse Publication CoverWith miles of hiking trails, spectacular scenery, large picnic groves and plenty of family activities and events, Bear Mountain State Park is a well-loved escape located just an hour north of New York  City. A new visitor survey report issued by the Alliance for New York State Parks captures the appeal of the park amoung diverse visitors.

 

Pulse of the Parks: A look at who's visiting Fahnestock State Park

Fahnestock Pulse of the Parks CoverThis report reveals the full extent of Clarence Fahnestock Memorial State Park's role as a tourism and economic driver in the Hudson River Valley, with half of all visitors traveling to the park from outside the immediate area.

 
 

Pulse of the Parks: A look at who's visiting Minnewaska, 2015

Pulse of the Parks, Minnewaska, cover, allianceThe Pulse of Parks: A look at who's visiting Minnewaska State Park Preserve
Reports on a survey of visitors during the months of July through September in 2014, offering insights about park-goers’economic contributions, needed upgrades to park amenities and other subjects.

 

The Pulse of Parks: Jones Beach

The Pulse of Parks Jones Beach Report The Pulse of Parks: Visitation Demographics at Jones Beach State Park findings include nearly half of Jones Beach patrons are from New York City; are ethnically diverse and maintain a deep connection to the Robert Moses masterpiece.


 
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The Pulse of Parks: Lake Welch

Alliance Report, State Parks, Lake Welch 2013Lake Welch in Harriman State Park is a favorite destination for families who live in and around New York City. Less than an hour north of the city, the park offers hiking trails and camping and picnic areas tucked into the wooded hills of the Hudson Highlands.



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The Pulse of Parks:
Walkway Over the Hudson

Alliance Study Walkway over the Hudson CoverA visitor study finds the Walkway to be a valued cultural and recreational asset for local residents, easily accessible to families and people of all ages; and a unique tourist destination.


 
 

 

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