If you are a New York State resident 62 or older, on Monday - Friday (except holidays), you can obtain free vehicle access to most* state parks, boat launch sites and arboretums and fee reduction to state historic sites and state-operated golf courses.
Simply present your currently valid New York State Driver License or New York State Non-Driver Identification Card** at the park entrance. No application is required as your NY State Driver's License/Non-Driver ID Card serves as your pass. For locations with pay stations, please contact the facility directly for information.
New York State Parks
Albany, New York 12238
TTY/TDD through 711 Relay Service
*free vehicle access not valid at Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park, Earl W. Brydges Artpark State Park, Fahnestock Winter Park, and Oak Orchard State Marine Park.
** A New York State Driver License or a New York State Non-Driver Identification Card may be obtained from your local Motor Vehicle office. You may want to contact them first to be certain you bring the required forms of identification.