Fields of Lupine growing in the Pine Bush

Valley of the Dunes Hike

Wednesday, May 22, 2024 | 6:00 pm

6:00 pm - 07:00 PM

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Suitable for ages 12+

Recent restoration efforts have revealed the highest elevation and dune formation in the entire Pine Bush Preserve! Join us for a 1.2-mile hike as we explore new fields of lupine, sand dunes and high-quality barrens. This program will meet at the Kings Highway Barrens Trailhead (#9).

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This program is part of our 2024 Lupine Fest passport program, where you can earn prizes by participating in events all month long! To get your passport visit or download the Goosechase app and search for “Albany Lupine Fest”.

Trailhead #9 Kings Highway Barrens
Directions from Discovery Center to Kings Highway Barrens (Trailhead 9). At traffic light in front of Discovery Center building, continue straight through intersection, onto Old State Road. Follow Old State Rd. 0.6 miles to 3 way stop sign intersection. At stop sign, turn right onto Kings Road. Continue straight on Kings Road for 1.3miles. Trailhead will be on your right hand side of the road. Look for pull off area, split rail fencing, and brown kiosk.

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