Helderberg Hilltowns: Berne, Knox, Westerlo & Rensselaerville
The four western-most towns in Albany County are collectively known as the “Helderberg Hilltowns.” Perched atop the Helderberg Escarpment, Berne, Knox, Westerlo, and Rensselaerville are beautiful countryside communities. Venture to the Helderberg Hilltowns to embark on an outdoor adventure, marvel at cascading waterfalls, or for a scenic drive winding through charming rural towns.
Rensselaerville, home to the Huyck Preserve, is in the southwestern corner of Albany County. Stroll down the historic Main Street, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, to see the distinctive Rensselaerville Library and a 19th century grist mill.