The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Sites is
getting into the holiday spirit early, discounting the cost of the $65
Empire Passport to $40 for a special Cyber Monday online promotion.
"One cannot put a value on all the benefits of spending time
outdoors," said State Park Commissioner Rose Harvey. "Whether you are
purchasing the discounted Empire Passport for loved ones or for
yourself, I am pleased that we are able to offer the affordable, yet
indispensable gift, of health and fun this holiday season."
The discount will strictly apply only to online orders placed between
12 a.m. and 11:59 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 26. Purchases will be
accepted online at www.nysparks.com during
this time, but will not be accepted in person or by phone. Each
customer will be able to purchase up to three passes at the reduced
The Empire Passport offers unlimited vehicle access to New York State
Parks for all four seasons.
The 2013 Passport will be valid now through
March 31, 2014, at upwards of 250 state-operated parks, recreation
areas, boat launch sites, arboretums and forest preserve sites.