Uncas Road, Raquette Lake, NY 13436 | (315)354-4412
According to the agency website: "Tucked away in seclusion a short way off the main tourist route, this "jewel" of a campground remains one of the best kept secrets in the Adirondacks. Brown Tract Pond Campground is located on the east shore of 146 acre Brown Tract Pond. The remote Adirondack setting of this facility offers a relaxing, quiet beauty all its own. The campsites offer privacy; they are large and well forested. Camping equipment from tents to 30' RVs can be accommodated. The campground offers a variety of recreational opportunities including: Canoeing and boating, fishing, hiking, swimming and bicycling."
1339 County Route 60, Onchiota, NY 12989 | (518)891-3449
According to the DEC website: "Buck Pond compares to a mountain retreat as it offers secluded sites, numerous water access, guarded bathing beach, and a "easy to walk" trail which stretches for miles along a old abandoned railroad bed. Buck Pond Campground is located on the western shore of 130 acre Buck Pond. The Lake Kushaqua and the Kushaqua Narrows form most of the western and northern boundaries of the campground. Camping equipment from tents to 30 foot RVs can be accommodated. Campground offers a variety of recreational opportunities including: Canoeing and boating, fishing, hiking, and bicycling."
2136 West Oakfield Rd., Grand Island, NY 14072 | 716-773-3271
According to the park website: Buckhorn Island State Park nature preserve, 895 acres of marsh, meadows and woods and the last vestige of once vast marshlands and meadows that bordered the Niagara River, is classified as a park preserve. The public is welcome to walk the nature trails, hike, bike, kayak, canoe, fish and cross-country ski in the park. Ongoing restoration continues to re-establish wetland cover and water levels and increase the diversity of native flora and fauna. The ongoing restoration plan includes increasing public access with more non-intrusive trails, overlooks and bird watching blinds.
1508 Competitor Court, Virginia Beach, VA 23453 | 757-385-0400
This neighborhood park is located off of South Rosemont Road. The park has a mini picnic shelter and a playground with a transfer platform.
503 East River Road, Grand Island, NY 14072 | (716)773-7629
The Buffalo Yacht Club is a great facility which offers a variety of services to its members. Almost any issue can be addressed and alterations made for a member or a guest with prior notice.
1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo, NY 14211 | (716) 896-5200
The Buffalo Museum of Science has been serving the Buffalo-Niagara region for over 75 years, providing the opportunity for great fun and education through well presented programs and exhibits. The museum is always providing new exhibits and offers Discovery Camps, overnight events, family events, memberships, and birthday parties. The organization and staff are passionate about what they do, and look forward to sharing that passion with others.
300 Parkside Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14214 | (716) 873-3900
The Buffalo Zoo is on 23.5 acres and is the 3rd oldest zoo in the US, since 1875. They house many exotic animals including mammals, reptiles, amphibians, and birds. They offer a wealth of activities from just browsing the zoo to educational and fun camps for kids, plus an array of special and holiday events!
1300 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14222 | 716-878-6011
The Burchfield Penney Art Center is the only museum exclusively dedicated to the art and artists of Western New York – including famed American watercolorist Charles E. Burchfield. From the moment you first step through the doors, you will be surrounded by inspirational, thought-provoking and often world-renowned artwork. The Burchfield Penney features more than 30 exhibitions annually. While many are curated from their extensive collections, they often bring new work into the museum through temporary exhibitions and works on loan. As a result, no visit to the Burchfield Penney is ever the same. Guided tours along with various art-based activities are offered weekly and can be found on their website (https://www.burchfieldpenney.org).
Burnet Park Dr, Syracuse, NY 13204 | (315) 473-4330
Burnet Park is a multi-use facility that provides activities year-round. There is something for all ages, and an enormous amount of open space for activities that require only imagination. It is a great place to enjoy a picnic with the family, or take a leisurely stroll around the park. Jungle gyms, sport facilities, and the natural terrain, provide a variety of recreation activities. Pets are welcome as long as owners clean up after them, and there are trash receptacles throughout, so it is not a carry in, carry out facility. Rolling hills, abundant wildlife that is native to the city of Syracuse, and a variety of activities, makes Burnet Park a fun and relaxing place to enjoy outdoor recreation.
Burnet Park Drive, Syracuse, NY 13204 | 315-443-9343
This Monday Mile loops through Burnet Park and passes by Rosamond Gifford Zoo, playgrounds and a golf course. The route is a designated path on the inner loop of the one-way street inside the park. The path is approximately 4 feet wide. The narrowest part of the path is 2 feet 4 inches wide. There are speed humps on the roadway. At the final turnaround loop, there is a wooden gate with a sign that says that the gate closes after 6 p.m. Maps of the Monday Mile route along with turn-by-turn directions are available on the agency website.
340765 NYS Route 12E , Cape Vincent, NY 13618 | (315) 654-2522
According to their website: Burnham Point State Park is small and quiet with lightly-wooded campsites, ideal for boating, fishing and relaxing. Boaters can explore local towns, islands and historic sites for miles up and down the scenic river. Popular game fish include bass, pike, muskellunge and walleye.
Pittsford-Victor Road (Route 96), Fairport, NY 14450 | (585) 223-5050
From website: Bushnell’s Basin is located off of Pittsford-Victor Road (Route 96) in the southwest quadrant of Perinton. It is not a traditional park, but a one-acre public boat dock area on the Erie Canal. The location has a rich history as a boatyard, warehouse district, and commercial center dating back to the early 19th century and is still home to several local business and restaurants. The dock facilities and restroom building at Bushnell’s Basin were recently updated and are largely in very good condition. This park is well-liked and frequently used, and because of its location away from the main downtown area of Fairport, it retains its own identity within the Town of Perinton. This special park is frequently visited by Perinton residents, especially those from adjacent neighborhoods, as well as visitors from neighboring communities. Although it is small, Bushnell’s Basin is one of only three Town parks where camping is allowed (reservation permit required).
6252 W 104th Avenue , Westminster, CO 80020 | 303-469-5441
The Butterfly Pavilion is an interactive facility that is known as the first stand -lone Invertebrate Zoo in the world. The Butterfly Pavilion has 5 different exhibits within the one floor building. The 5 exhibits include Wings of the Tropics, Crawl-A-See-Em, Waters Edge, Invertebrate World, and an Outdoor Gardens & Nature Trail. They have daily shows and programs. A special one is at 12:30pm and 3:30pm they release new butterflies in the Wings of the Tropics exhibit. This is a must see and a very magical experience. They also offer winter and summer camps for children. Around every corner you will find a friendly, knowledgeable staff eager to help and educate any visitor on the exhibits around them. Along with the staff around every corner, the Assistant Guest Services Manager, Julie Wagner, is around during the week to help with any questions as well. They are passionate about education and conservation of invertebrates and their habitats. This is a fun, educational, hands on activity with a twist of creepy crawlies, mixed with a magical feel.
Route 13, Ithaca, NY 14850 | (607) 273-5761 summer; (607) 273-3440 winter
According to the agency website: "Buttermilk Falls State Park takes its name from the foaming cascade formed by Buttermilk Creek as it flows down the steep valley side toward Cayuga Lake. The upper park has a small lake, hiking trails through woodlands and along the gorge and rim, picnic areas and playing fields. The lower park has a campground, pool and playing fields, beyond which is Larch Meadows. Larch Meadows is a wetland area through which a nature trail winds. Park activities, including tours through Buttermilk gorge, are offered weekly from July 4th through Labor Day."
2357 Humphrey Road, Varysburg, NY 14167 | (585) 535-7300
Byrncliff Resort & Conference Center is a year-round resort nestled in the rolling hills of Wyoming County in Western New York State. Byrncliff offers an 18-hole Golf Course, a full service restaurant, overnight lodging, cross country ski/snowshoe trails, an outdoor pool with mini-golf course, and entertainment. Byrncliff Resource & Conference Center is located just 30 minutes from historic East Aurora, NY, and is just across the street from Buffalo Hill.
Please see GPS coordinates below., Cadyville, NY 12918 | (518) 562-6861
The Cadyville Beach offers a variety of recreation and sport activities for all ages including children and adults as wel as a beach with waterfront access.
15 Railroad Ave, Cairo, NY 12413 | (518)622-9864
The Cairo Public Library is open to all members of the community. This building was built in 2012 and has many universal design features. Staff is available to assist with any questions patrons may have. Free wifi is available. Numerous activities are available through the library, these change and can be found on their website. Some activities offered include crafts, reading programs, art classes, and virtual yoga. There is a meeting room available that community members can fill out an online application (found on the library website) to use.
Route 281, Homer, NY 13077 | (607) 749-2161
Calale Field is an open facility used for softball games, lacrosse games, and soccer games. There are no fences and no accessible seating areas.
581 West Jericho Turnpike , Smithtown, NY 11787 | (631) 265-1054
Nestled in the heart of Smithtown, Caleb Smith State Park Preserve is one of four state nature preserves on Long Island. Within its 543 acres are a variety of habitats offering guests picturesque views that change with the seasons. Caleb Smith is a passive use park. This not only helps protect the local plant and wildlife populations but also allows visitors to escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and enjoy the quiet serenity that can only be found in nature.
226 Seminary Hill Road, Carmel , NY 10512 | (845) 628-7888
Camarda Park, located at 226 Seminary Hill Road in Carmel NY is one of 10 parks managed by the Town of Carmel Recreation and Parks Department. It features a lacrosse/soccer field, 2 baseball diamonds, 2 basketball courts, picnic area/pavilion and playground for children. The most accessible areas of the park would be the pavilion and playground area which are closest to the the parking area featuring three accessible parking spaces. A paved path leads to the pavilion/picnic area with no slope or barriers to enter. The playground which is partially enclosed by a fence features a swing set, and two elevated playground areas with tunnels, slides, climbers and monkey bars. There are 2 ramps to enter the children's playground and transfer systems at both playground elements.
5303 W Cameron Rd., Cameron , NY 14819 |
According to the agency website: The 1,990-acre Cameron State Forest includes Cameron Pond, two smaller ponds, a gas pipeline down the middle and a native grassland field near the southern end. Today, Cameron and all state forests in New York are managed for multiple benefits to serve the needs of the people of New York. Sustainable management practices will ensure a perpetual supply of timber, a diversity of wildlife habitats, compatible recreational opportunities and clean water.
5750 Devoe Road, Camillus, NY 13031 | (315) 488-3409
Sims Store Museum is a replica of the original Sims' canal store which was located on the Canal about 2 miles east of the present location. The original site was closer to Gere Lock and Belle Isle. There it took advantage of the fact that the boats had to stop there before entering the lock and/or stopping at Belle Isle.
Henry Kaufmann Campgrounds , Pearl River, NY 10965 | 845-735-2383
According to the Camp 12 Trails website:
9640 Frontenac Road, Trumansburg, NY 14886 | (607) 648-7888 or (877) 674-8876
In 1924, Camp Barton was established at Taughannock Falls, a mile or two south of our present location at Frontenac Point on beautiful Cayuga Lake in the heart of New York's Finger Lakes. In the more than eighty years since then, thousands of Scouts have been a part of the Barton tradition of fun, Scouting and year-round activity. We moved to Frontenac in 1927, and the fun has continued on the lake and in the nearly 200 acres of woods and fields. Camp Barton is the perfect setting for your troop's next summer camp adventure, and will provide your Scouts with camping experiences which will be remembered for a lifetime.
75 Stowe Road, Sandwich, MA 02563 | (508)428-2571
According to the agency website: "Camp Burgess is an overnight camp that offers one and two-week sessions for boys ages 7 to 16. We are located on beautiful Spectacle Pond, Cape Cod, across from our sister Camp Hayward. Our brother-sister structure allows Burgess campers to benefit from an all-boy environment while also experiencing safe and positive opportunities for co-ed social interaction. Our camp provides a place for boys to gain independence, build community, and participate in a wide variety of activities. As soon as you arrive at Camp Burgess you can feel the spirit of fun and excitement that fills each day of the summer. Our staff from around the world guide campers in developing valuable life skills and friendships that last a lifetime."
1558 Lakeshore Blvd., Irondequoit, NY 14617 | 585.336.7267
Camp Eastman is a large park which offers many different opportunities for inclusive play and events. There are 3 cabins which can be rented for events like birthday parties, 2 larger buildings rented for similar purposes, public restrooms, inclusive playground, splash pad, and 4 soccer fields. According to the agency website, "A wide range of leisure-time programs are offered on a seasonal basis for residents of all ages. Facilities, owned, managed and maintained by the Bureau of Parks and the Recreation Department, are available for meetings and other activities."
2559 Walker Chapel Rd. , Roberta, GA 31078 | 404-626-1951
Camp Grace is set on 300 acres in rural middle Georgia. It provides several amenities and services dedicated to transforming the lives of at-risk and underprivileged youth. Their mission is transform urban youth, through grace, with overnight camps. Camp Grace strives to strengthen ministry partnerships through high capacity and high quality camps experienced by youth ages 7-17. The staff's ultimate goal is to be a light to those who are surrounded by darkness through recreation services, as well as counseling services, if needed. Camp Grace's staff is very open minded and willing to provide any special services and/or accommodations so that all individuals can experience the life changing services provided at this facility.
1898 Montauk Hwy, Montauk, NY 11954 | (631)668-3781
According to the agency website: "Camp Hero State Park encompasses 415 acres of diverse landscape including heavily wooded areas, a long expanse of beachfront along the Atlantic Ocean, and an historic military installation. Specific features of Camp Hero are magnificent pristine maritime forests, freshwater wetlands, spectacular ocean vistas and dramatic bluffs rising from the beach. An extensive system of trails is available for hiking, biking and horseback riding. The park boasts some of the best surf fishing locations in the world, open 24 hours a day to fishermen with permits, and areas for picnicking. An undisturbed environment shelters bountiful wildlife and an abundance of birds. The former military base that is in the park is registered as a National Historic Site. Swimming not permitted."
5804 Correctionville Road, Sioux City , IA 501106 | 712-224-2267
About Camp High Hopes
980 East Bluff Drive, Penn Yan, NY 14527 | (315) 536-2754
This youth summer camp is designed for children ages 8 – 12. It is located on Keuka lake in Penn Yan, NY. Children can participate in various activities ranging from sailing to archery and many more. This camp is run thought the NYSSI, New York State Sherriff’s Institute, and is funded by donations.