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Think of New York State and you imagine one of the largest and most exciting cities in the world. Keep that in mind, but leave room for exploring all the natural areas of this beautiful state while camping in New York. And if you think huge parks are only in the west, think again. The Adirondack Park has more than 6.1 million acres—larger than Yellowstone, Everglades, Glacier, and Grand Canyon National Parks combined. RV parks in New York are located near mega urban centers and pristine wildlife preserves.
Wildlife is everywhere in New York. Take the subway to New York City's Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge. New York camping gets
Wildlife is everywhere in New York. Take the subway to New York City's Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge. New York camping gets you close to the state's wildlife species, which includes 92 mammals, 376 birds, and 71 amphibians and reptiles. Visit the Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge near Buffalo. The 8,000-acre Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge attracts thousands of water birds including blue herons and egrets.
Bring along your skis while camping in New York—both water and snow. Famous for Olympic history and skiing at Lake Placid, the Adirondacks are a wonderland in every season. Take guided wildlife walks on trails that are perfect for cross-country skiing in the winter. In summer, canoe on Lake Placid and ice skate on the Lake Placid Olympic Center Ice Arena in winter. New York camping gives you an opportunity to drive on many scenic roadways including the Whiteface Mountain Veterans Memorial Highway. Head to the Ausable Chasm and take a scenic raft or tube adventure. RV parks in New York are year-round destinations.
If you're a history buff, you can exercise this interest while camping in New York. Retrace your roots at Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty. Watch battle reenactments at historic sites like Old Fort Niagara. Visit the Museum of the American Indian and the Six Nations Museum to learn about thousands of years of Native American culture. For a view of mid-19th century farm life, visit Old Bethpage Village Restoration on Long Island.
To-do lists for first-time visitors to New York City should include the Empire State Building, Central Park, the Top of the Rock Observation Deck and the South Street Seaport. New York camping introduces you to a large variety of cultural offerings. Wander some of the world's most notable museums: the Museum of Modern Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.
All of New York's metropolitan areas offer fine dining, great shopping, and opportunities to catch Broadway-type shows and concerns. With some 20,000 restaurants, New York offers a culinary experience like no other city. Discover ethnic foods from around the world while staying at nearby RV parks in New York.