Albany Pine Bush Preserve Commission

Address 195 New Karner Rd
Albany, NY 12205
Phone (518) 456-0655
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Hours Discovery Center: Mon.-Fri. 9-4, Sat., Sun. & holidays, 10-4, closed New Year`s Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas
Themes Natural History
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The Albany Pine Bush represents of the best remaining examples of an inland pine barrens ecosystem in the world. This gently rolling sand plain is home to a unique diversity of rare animals and plants, including 45 wildlife Species of Greatest Conservation Need in NYS. The Discovery Center provides visitors with interactive exhibits and activities, while staff and volunteers help visitors learn about the unique characteristics of the Pine Bush and nurture a sense of stewardship for the Preserve.

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  • Total # of Trails: 10
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  • Sites Dates Hours: Discovery Center: Mon.-Fri. 9-4, Sat., Sun. & holidays, 10-4, closed New Year`s Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas
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