Here’s your opportunity to give back to your local parks. On May 4, 2013, come to Allegany State Park’s Quaker Area to celebrate I Love My Park Day!

I Love My Park Day is an exciting statewide event to improve and enhance New York’s parks and historic sites and bring visibility to the entire park system and its needs. Online registration is open at

From 10 a.m.–2 p.m., weather permitting, volunteers will work on painting cabins and various structures. They will also be picking up garbage from around the park that may have accumulated throughout the winter months. All ages are welcome. Please bring water and a snack.

Also, when you register for I Love My Park Day online by April 22, you are automatically entered to win a $100 Camping Gift Card to NY State Parks (OPRHP.) The winner will be selected at random and contacted via email and/or certified mail within five business days of date the winner is selected (see rules online at For more information, please call (716) 354-9101 ext. 223.

Please note that this event coincides with the Friends of Allegany State Park work weekend. More details on the Friends of Allegany State Park Facebook page.

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