The 13 Secret Parks Of New York You’ve Never Heard Of But Need To Visit

In New York we’re lucky enough to have hundreds of state parks and even one of the largest parks in the country, the Adirondack Park. But with popular destinations like these that have rightfully earned quite the reputation, you may find yourself seeking out other lesser-known outdoor areas that offer an equal amount of adventure and beauty. Ready to guide you in the right direction, it’s time you discover this list of parks that you’ve most likely never visited before.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

How many of these parks have you already visited? To check out another underrated spot, explore This Hike In New York That Will Take You To Not One But TWO Beautiful Waterfalls!