Hiking

Backpack, check. Boots, check. Water bottle, check. Snacks, check. Destination? Albany County, of course. Make sure to check out John Boyd Thacher State Park’s fossil-rich rock formations, Mohawk Hudson’s lush forests, Albany Pine Bush’s sandy dunes, and Pine Hollow Arboretum’s 3,300 species of trees and plants. 

Top Places to Hike in Albany County

John Boyd Thacher State Park

John Boyd Thacher State Park

Thacher State Park, is situated along the Helderberg Escarpment, one of the richest fossil-bearing formations in the... More

Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy

Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy

Join a guided hike or outdoor workshop, and explore our beautiful region at any of these great preserves: Normans Kill Preserve - Located on 46 acres... More

The Pine Hollow Arboretum

The Pine Hollow Arboretum

The Pine Hollow Arboretum is a 25-acre, member-supported, not-for-profit arboretum and nature preserve situated five miles from downtown Albany, in Slingerlands, New York. The... More

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