A whopping 65.3 million people visited NY parks in 2015

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York state parks, historic sites and campgrounds hosted another successful season, with 65.3 million estimated visits in 2015. Park attendance increased five percent from 2014 to 2015, and nearly 14 percent since the Governor took office in 2011.

“More and more people are discovering that New York’s state parks are home to unparalleled natural beauty and a wealth of recreational activities,” said Gov. Andrew Cuomo. “These increased attendance numbers are proof that this administration’s efforts to invest in and promote New York’s natural assets have been a success. I encourage New Yorkers and visitors alike to see for themselves all that our state’s parks have to offer.”

Source: Gov. Cuomo’s office

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