Top 7 Best National & State Parks in New York

Letchworth State Park

This is a beautiful getaway. Letchworth State Park is a wonderful place to relax, no matter how long it takes. This scenic wonder spot, also known as the Grand Canyon of the East is a great place to take photos

Niagara Falls #2

The oldest park in America has attracted millions of tourists over the years. Visitors can enjoy spectacular views of the falls as well as a taste of history at Niagara Falls State Park. 

Allegany State Park #3

The Red House Area, which includes the Thunder Rocks, Stone Tower, and Administration Building in a tudor-style, is part of Allegany State Park. Five miles of paved trails lead to the Red House Area. It is located around Red House Lake.

Watkins Glen State Park 

Watkins Glen State Park, perhaps New York’s most well-known Finger Lakes State Parks, is known for its ability to leave guests in awe. The stream of the Glen descends four hundred feet to the bottom, passing cliffs of two hundred feet. It also creates nineteen waterfalls.

Hudson River Valley 

The Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area stretches from Albany to New York City. These resources highlight the importance of dignity and freedom in Hudson River Valley’s history, as well the historical and contemporary role of commerce.

Minnewaska State Park 

Minnewaska State Park Preserve, a stunning highlight in Ulster County is one of New York’s best hiking spots. This Hudson Valley gem offers a variety of trails that lead to dazzling waterfalls, clear lakes and verdant hardwood forests. It is hard to believe that so many beauty can be found in one attraction.

Fair Haven Beach State Park 

Fair Haven Beach State Park can be found on the eastern shoreline Lake Ontario in upstate New York. With its surrounding hilly forests, sandy beaches and towering shoreline hills, the state park is one of the best public lakefronts in the region.