PTNY at Work
For more than a decade you’ve helped us advocate to “Close the Gaps” in the Erie Canalway Trail and make it the longest statewide trail in the country. Thanks to your support, our efforts have paid off big. Governor Cuomo announced an exciting new Empire State Trail initiative with a vision to complete unfinished sections of the Erie Canalway Trail and the Hudson River Valley Greenway and connect the two by 2020 to create the Empire State Trail.
Leave your cars behind and pedal from Buffalo to Albany on our 19th annual 400-mile Cycle the Erie Canal tour. Cyclists cover between 40-60 miles per day, traveling along the historic Erie Canalway Trail on this fully supported, highly anticipated annual bike tour. REGISTER TODAY.
Friends groups often accomplish Herculean tasks on shoestring budgets. Our new report summarizes the results of a census of the non-profit Friends organizations that support New York’s state parks and historic sites and demonstrates that these grassroots groups are poised to make an even greater contribution to the renaissance of the New York State park system.