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Address: New Karner Road, Albany, NY 12205
Phone Number: 518-785-1800
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Description: One of the most endangered regions in the Northeastern United Sates...
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.
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Something in every season

If you like nature and environmental preservation, the Pine Bush is a great place to visit. In the wither you can snow-shoe the trails you walked during the other seasons... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 13, 2015
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Niskayuna, New York
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

If you like nature and environmental preservation, the Pine Bush is a great place to visit. In the wither you can snow-shoe the trails you walked during the other seasons. There are nine trails of moderate length - a pleasant way to spend an hour or two outdoors. The website warns about ticks, but if you stay on the trails... More 

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Florida, Uruguay
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

A great mix of indoor and outdoor exhibits and activities. Informative and very well done. Something for everyone.

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Upstate NY
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I live near this site and pass it almost everyday on my way to work. For several years after it opened I would say to myself that I should visit there. So, a few years ago my husband and I signed up for a lecture on ants. Doesn't sound that exciting but it was absolutely fascinating. We also had a... More 

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Boston, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We had a great afternoon walking the trails. It's a little difficult to find but once there it was well worth it.

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Albany, NY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

If you like hiking on nearby trails with friends (four legged or two legged), then this is a place to check out. There are extensive trails all over Guilderland that are very enjoyable. You can get a map at the Discovery Center. When you are done, be sure to check yourself and your dog for ticks!

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Guilderland, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

This is a very nice nature preserve. They take care of it very well. many animals and insects to see along the trails. The main building had many exhibits to look at and the kids enjoyed all of the hands on activities.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

You can walk, hike, snowshoe and cross country ski in the Pinebush which I have done other then skiing. The trails are clear and well marked and you can choose long or short flat or somewhat elevated trails. They have an excellent visitors center which is quite attractive . The only negative comment I would have is that there are... More 

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Niskayuna, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Park your car and take a hike. Albany Pine Bush Preserve is well laid-out for a good hike. Signs are posted to explain plants and animal life. Watch out for ticks during the season. But for a good hike, free of charge, it may be worth the challenge.

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Albany, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

After you park at the park headquarters, you can choose between 3 or 4 path, up to 2.2 miles, and even combine them. It's hilly, but not too much. Make sure to pick up a trail map from the park center (free) before getting onto the path because one can get lost. I walk at least once a week there... More 

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Albany, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

This is an inland pine baron with fantastic trails for hiking running biking or horseback riding. Make sure you remember to do a tick check afterward.

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