These are the alerts you need to know

Visit this page regularly for updates.

Plan your visit with these activities and closures in mind and, for your own safety and visitor experience, please obey the area closed signs that are placed on the trails and at trailheads.


Discovery Center Closed. All Public Programs & Meetings Cancelled.

The Albany Pine Bush Preserve Offices and Discovery Center will be closed until further notice due to concerns about Coronavirus. All scheduled programs, activities and meetings are cancelled during this time.

Voicemail may not be monitored regularly until we re-open. If you have an emergency, dial 911. If you have a time sensitive or urgent matter please send an email to which will be monitored daily.This action is a precautionary measure. Thank you for your understanding.


CDC: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Situation Summary
National Library of Medicine: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
NYS Health Department: Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

New York State Novel Coronavirus Hotline: (888) 364-3065

Our trail system remains open. Click here for more information.

NOTE: If you do plan on visiting, it should be for a solitary nature break. Please limit outdoor recreational activities to non-contact, and avoid activities where you may come in close contact with other people. If you arrive at the preserve and crowds are forming, choose a different trailhead or return another time/day to visit.

Tick Awareness

Please be aware that ticks, including deer ticks (also known as black-legged ticks), are present in the Albany Pine Bush Preserve as well as other natural areas in our region.