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Find Parks & Preserves in Albany and the Capital Region

Opportunities for outdoor recreation abound in Albany and the Capital Region. From city parks to scenic nature preserves, you're sure to find the perfect place to enjoy your day. Hike, bike, swim, camp, and more.

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Albany, NY Area Parks & Preserves

New York State Parks in the Capital Region

The Albany-Capital Region is home to 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.

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