Description - Six state parks lie within the populous New York City Travel Region. Each offers an array of activities from championship golf and swimming to hiking and viewing wildlife. The area boasts world-class museums, restaurants, Broadway shows and major league sports teams. Several of the most popular national attractions include Ellis Island, Statue of Liberty, Grants Tomb and Theodore Roosevelt's Birthplace.
Copyright: - New York State Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation
Roberto Clemente State Park
- Known as the city that never sleeps, New York City bursts with culture, trade, business and finance. The ever-evolving human climate shines with world-class restaurants, museums, galleries, Broadway shows, fashionable shopping avenues and a glittering city skyline. The New York City Travel Region is also home to the Mets, the Yankees, the Knicks and the Rangers. Buried within the concrete, New York City has six State Parks each offering an array of recreation programs, picnic amenities and playgrounds. Seven National Parks in the region include the Hamilton Grange National Memorial, General Grant's Tomb, Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace, Federal Hall, Castle Clinton, Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty.
Recreation - The New York City Travel Region is home to six State Parks which offer an array of recreation programs, hundreds of picnic tables, several hiking and nature trails, limited fishing, tennis courts, playgrounds, and several bike and equestrian paths. New York City offers some of the finest museums in the world including the Metropolitan Museum of Arts and The American Museum of Natural History. Historical sites abound including Ellis Island which was America's doorway for millions of immigrants, the fabulous Statue of Liberty that was France's revered gift to America, General Grant's Tomb, Theodore Roosevelt's Birthplace and much more.
Climate - The New York City Travel Region experiences average January temperatures above 22 degrees Fahrenheit (above -6 degrees Celsius). Summer temperatures average above 72 degrees Fahrenheit (above 22 degrees Celsius). Precipitation in the region ranges from 40 to 44 inches of rain and snowmelt.
The New York City Travel Region encompasses New York City and the surrounding metropolitan areas located in the southern region of the state. The area is bordered by Long Island Travel Region on the east, the Taconic / Hudson Valley Travel Region to the north and the state of New Jersey to the south and west.