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Albany Pine Bush Preserve

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New Karner Road, Albany, NY 12205
+1 518-785-1800
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Nice place to visit. You can walk in the pines on various trails, or have a bicycle ride in the... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2016
Nice place for a run or walk among nature.

This is a rare inland pine barrens and is a nice place to have a walk, trail bike, or run in a... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2016
Slingerlands, New York
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One of the most endangered regions in the Northeastern United Sates contains almost 6,000 acres of scenic and dramatic landscape rooted in glacial history.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good46%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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New Karner Road, Albany, NY 12205
New Karner Road, Albany, NY 12205
+1 518-785-1800
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Reviewed 15 March 2016

Nice place to visit. You can walk in the pines on various trails, or have a bicycle ride in the forest. Lot of literature is available for you to know about various pine trees and a bit of history. Good for kids day out .

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Reviewed 11 March 2016

This is a rare inland pine barrens and is a nice place to have a walk, trail bike, or run in a sandy pine forest.

Thank SeeTheWorldJames
Reviewed 17 February 2016

My daughter and I have taken her 2 boys, ages 2 and 5, to a few of the Pine Bush Pups programs at the Pine Bush Discovery Center. Today we also took my 2 other grandchildren, ages 5 and 3. The Pine Bush Pups programs...More

Thank scenerylover
Reviewed 13 February 2016

Took ids here during our stay. Nice visit. Very interesting displays and educational for the kids. Too cold to do outside walking tours.

Thank Caren J
Reviewed 2 February 2016

This place is great and most of it is free, Nice trails to walk and interactive exhibits on the inside they have avariety of activities.

1  Thank JamesTaft
Reviewed 23 January 2016

Have lived in the capital district for 30 years but had never visited the pine barrens. On a frosty January day, decided to go with family. The visitor center was very nice, and the guide very helpful. She suggested the yellow loop--2.6 miles of very...More

Thank Mblalbany
Reviewed 19 January 2016

We took our grandchildren there. It is a wonderful place for children. Lots of hands-on activities, helpful and informative staff and a great opportunity for children to learn about the animals and plant life in the Pine Bush.

Thank albanywanderer
Reviewed 20 November 2015 via mobile

This place is so very educational. I went there several times and I always learned something new each and ever time I went there. They have trails that they take the kids to walk and learn things about nature. They have story time for kids....More

Thank MariaCFC
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Nice variability of trains from sandy to loamy. A couple of nice creek-side walks. The preserve is spread out over several tracts of land so there's different things to see/do. The nature center/interpretive center is excellent and the staff are helpful. You can hike, mountain...More

Thank TommySmo518
Reviewed 20 September 2015

a short walk into the area and you forget you are in the city. the pine fragrance is heavenly and you can't even hear the traffic from the highway that is a stone's throw away. easy to access, paved trails make it accessible for wheelchairs...More

1  Thank Wanda175
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