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Parks App is a Winner

The Parks Explorer App by New York State Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation is a welcome addition that will undoubtedly help people plan their days.

With this app you can sort through “staff favorites”, “bucket list locations”, “lighthouses”, “hidden gems”, “golf”, and “military heritage”, in order to find your preferred location and plan a trip!

The app also allows you to search based on an assortment of search criteria like if there is a visitor center, picnic area, hiking, camping, and our own favorite… WATERFALLS!

Not only that, you can also find out if a park is closed due to reaching its capacity, saving a wasted trip and frustration, but you can also load your Empire Pass to the app so you never have to worry about forgetting it (as happened to me only a few weeks ago)!

Download the app and have a good look at it and discover ALL of the features. You will not be disappointed!

You’ll find he links to download the app, for Apple or Android, in the press release below.

https://parks.ny.gov/newsroom/press-releases/release.aspx?r=1587

Please remember to be safe and adhere to signs and barriers when visiting these great places. Read our article on safety for more information on how to be safe and prepared for a hike.

Outdoor recreational activities are, by their very nature, potentially hazardous and contain risk. Locations, trails, and waterfalls listed on this site, and conditions, accuracy, and safety, cannot be guaranteed. You are hiking and visiting these locations at your own risk and at your own will.

Dig The Falls would like all site visitors to take the greatest precautions when visiting any location listed herein. Although there are some locations that fall within park systems, there are many more that do not and are considered very dangerous to visit. ALL outdoor locations can be considered dangerous. In visiting this website you are agreeing to release Dig The Falls of any liability from any visitations to any of the locations listed on the website as a whole.

PLEASE NOTE: All properties should be considered posted and/or private property unless you have specific knowledge otherwise. Access to any waterfall or natural area of any category is a privilege and can be revoked at any time for any reason. Respect landowner rights, speak out should you witness anyone doing otherwise and educate everyone willing to listen about good environmental stewardship and the Leave No Trace (LNT) ideology. Please use our New York State Waterfall Map responsibly.

 

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