NY Veterans Encouraged to Apply For New Lifetime Liberty Pass

By Joe Gullo

Published 05/20 2014 01:43PM

Updated 05/20 2014 01:45PM

ALBANY, N.Y. - New York Veterans are encouraged to apply for new lifetime liberty passes.

A press release says the Liberty Pass permits qualified disabled Veterans discounted use of state parks, historic sites, and recreational facilities operated by the Office Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (State Parks) and the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC). 

“New York’s disabled veterans put their lives on the line for our state and nation, and providing them with lifetime access to our parks is one small way we can continue to extend our gratitude for their service,” Governor Cuomo said. “As we approach this Memorial Day weekend and prepare for the summer park season, I encourage all qualified veterans to take advantage of this new opportunity.”

Visit the State Parks website for more information and an application: http://nysparks.com/admission/lifetime-liberty-pass.aspx.

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