Outside: Explore the new Howe High Adventure Park. The park features a four tower Zip Line, Sky Trail Ropes Course, a 26 ft climbing wall and air jumper. The park also includes H2OGo Balls, a 12-foot inflatable ball, with 5 gallons of water, and one long hill equals 1,100 feet of wet and wild fun. These new attractions are seasonal, May-Oct and offer guests the opportunity to stay longer and do more.
Inside: In addition, a new 6000 sq ft Gemstone Mining building opened allowing year-round gemstone panning for semi-precious minerals. Adjacent to our Gemstone mining building, is a 250 seat three-season Pavilion that may be reserved for events.
Outside: Hike along six miles of limestone cliff-face, rock-strewn slopes, woodland and open fields, the park provides a marvelous panorama of the Hudson-Mohawk Valleys and the Adirondack and Green Mountains. The park has volleyball courts, playgrounds, ball fields and numerous picnic areas with nine shelters that can be reserved in advance.
Inside: Interpretive programs are offered at the brand-new $3.8M Thacher Park Visitors Center. Colorful exhibits address the park's interesting past, and interactive activities offers lots of engaging fun for kids.
Outside: Hike the this gently rolling sand plain, which is home to a unique diversity of rare animals and plants, including 45 wildlife Species of Greatest Conservation Need in New York State.
Inside: Explore the Pine Bush Discovery Center, with its hands-on activities devoted to the habitat of the pine bush. While the Albany Pine Bush provides a special habitat for many plants and animals. The center also hosts an ambitous roster of programming, including exploratory hikes and wildlife programs.
Lucky Strike Social, joined Dave & Buster's and Johnny Rockets at Albany's premiere shopping center, transforming Crossgates Mall into a family-friendly lifestyle center. Spend the day getting to know the new Crossgates.