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The Crossings of Colonie: A Pristine Park Close to Albany

The Crossings of Colonie, located in Loudonville just outside of Albany, has everything you could want in a park: walking trails, a playground, a maze, a farmers market, marshy wetlands, woodlands, and wildflowers.

the crossings of colonie sign at park entrance

Visit this 130-acre park and enjoy all this well-maintained, peaceful setting has to offer!

Multi-Use Trails, Fun for Kids & A Farmers Market

The 6.5 miles of trails are used for walking, running, biking, and inline skating. They meander through the whole park, so it's easy to stop and enjoy the views of the pond, or check out the orchard.

trees in park with fountain in background

As you enter The Crossings from Albany-Shaker Road you'll see the wooden fence that runs along the orchard, which offers panoramic views of the Helderberg Escarpment.

kids on caterpillar spring rider at crossings at colonie playground

There is a state-of-the-art, barrier-free playground appropriate for ages 5 through 12, with plenty of swings, climbing structures, and spring riders.

hoffman family maze sign by maze in crossings of colonie

Little ones can also explore the Hoffman Family Maze, a medium-sized shrubbery maze designed for kids.

In addition, there are pavilions and a gazebo, charcoal grills, a facility available to rent for events, and a farmers market on Saturdays.

The Colonie Farmers Market operates at The Crossings from mid-May to mid-September, with around 40 vendors selling product, craft spirits, and more.

Know the Rules & Enjoy the Park

fountain at crossings of colonie

The Crossings is open from 8am to dusk. Leashed dogs are allowed and must be picked up after. There is no fishing, boating, wading, or swimming allowed in the pond. Biking, jogging, and inline skating must be done on designated trails. The use of facilities and pavilions requires a permit. Drones are prohibited.

people in pavilion watch ducks in pond at crossings at colonie

Please adhere to these rules and help keep this special park a memorable place to visit for years to come.

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