More people are exploring the great outdoors than ever before. In New York, there's more to explore. From the Adirondacks to the Catskills and everywhere in between.

Family camping trips have become more popular since the coronavirus pandemic and it doesn't look like it's going to change for the 2021 summer season.

If you want to get out and enjoy everything Mother Nature has to offer, here's a look at 9 New York State Parks where you can hike by waterfalls during the day and sleep under the stars at night.

9 Spots to Enjoy Camping & nd Waterfalls in New York State Parks

Hike by waterfalls during the day and sleep under the stars at night at these 13 New York State Parks.

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Stunning Fireworks & Fountain Display Worth the Drive

Experience a night of spectacular fireworks and illuminated dancing fountains at Longwood Gardens, a 5 hour drive from Utica.

Take Enchanting Walk Through a Magical Fairy Trail in Central New York