Get Outdoors & Get Together Day – Saturday, June 10 (various locations)
June 10 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Get Outdoors & Get Together Day events will be held at select locations across New York on Saturday, June 10. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and the State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (State Parks), in partnership with the Office for People With Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) and the NYS Division of Veterans’ Services, are hosting free and low-cost events to connect people to nature and provide increased access to the outdoors. Get Outdoors & Get Together Day will bring people of all abilities, ages, identities, and backgrounds together for fun, healthful activities as part of the state’s initiative to broaden the diversity of users and ensure inclusivity of access to state public lands.
FREE games, events, and guided fishing, hiking, paddling, camping, birding, archery, and more. All locations will offer a selection of accessible activities; and use of adaptive equipment and demonstrations will be provided at many sites. Celebrate New York’s spectacular outdoor spaces in this inclusive one-day event at a location near you.
Most events will run from 10am – 2 pm however there is some variation. Check opwdd.ny.gov to confirm the event time for the location you are interested in.
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