New York Outdoor Recreation Coalition

Coming together to create a welcoming outdoors that encourages and supports all, to responsibly enjoy and protect the beautiful natural resources within the state of New York.

An Industry

Join our growing coalition to expand your network and involvement in public lands while collaborating with peers

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From our beginnings, we are guided by principles that seek equitable and responsible access to outdoor spaces

To Deliver
On Work

Through our workgroups and projects, we come together to solve problems and information share

To Share

Valuable insights and resources created or collected by members are shared with our outdoor community


Members of NYORC are committed to building a more equitable outdoors through investment and being an active participant in creating welcoming spaces for historically marginalized and underrepresented communities.

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Open Spaces For All Report

A blueprint for creating welcoming, accessible outdoor experiences in New York State’s parks and open spaces.

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Know Before
You Go

Make your outdoor adventure a success - use @NYSDEC real-time twitter alerts for up to date information about many parks and lands across New York State from parking lot closures, permit availability, and more.

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