Find Parks & Preserves in the Albany Area

Opportunities for outdoor recreation abound in Albany and the Capital Region! From biking trails and public pools to a vast assortment of parks, you're sure to find the perfect place to enjoy your day. Hike, bike, swim, camp, and more!

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Below, you'll find information on parks right in Albany, as well as those in the surrounding area.

Albany Parks

New York State Parks Near Albany

The Saratoga-Capital Region is surrounded by a number of New York State Parks that are filled with endless outdoor recreational activities. Go camping, hiking, biking, swimming, horseback riding, and picnicking in the warmer months.

Love outdoor winter activities? Almost all of the state parks near Albany offer trails for cross country skiing, snowshoeing and other winter fun.

Looking for more outdoor fun? Learn about biking in the Capital Region »