Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced that Friday is the beginning of camping season in New York. The Governor encouraged New Yorkers and visitors to visit parks, trails and beaches throughout the Empire State this summer, including New York’s 119 campgrounds.

Camping availability can be found through ReserveAmerica, which provides online and phone reservations for state campsites throughout New York. Call 1-800-456-CAMP or go online to

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