These are the alerts you need to know

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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.


Hunting, Fishing & Trapping

Hunting, fishing and trapping are recreational activities that are carefully regulated in the preserve and across NYS.

Discovery Center is open for limited hours

We’d like to welcome visitors to the Discovery Center. We have modified our exhibits to make them hands-free and to comply with NYS guidelines. Visitation is limited. Please be prepared to wait to enter if we are at capacity. Masks are required for everyone over age 2.
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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.