New York has some of the most beautiful state parks in the country. One pass can get you into any of the state's parks for one price, and it's available at a discount for a limited time.

The Empire Pass is available from New York's Department of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation, and until March 31, 2018, it's just $65.

The wallet-sized Empire Pass Card can be shared with other members of your household, including grandparents. The pass is good for all-season enjoyment at New York State Parks. It provides unlimited day-use vehicle entry to most facilities operated by New York State Parks including forests, beaches, trails and more.

That includes CNY favorites like Chittenango Falls in Cazenovia, Delta Lake State Park in Rome, and Verona Beach State Park.

You could also visit Letchworth State Park, which is among the most beautiful in the country. For a complete list of parks, visit

The pass is only available online at

For only $65, you can spend 2018 exploring some of the best parks, trails, and beaches. That's less than a family of 4 spends at the movies.


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