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Discover the Tivoli Lake Preserve in Albany

tivoli lake preserve signThe Tivoli Lake Preserve is the largest rural preserve in the City of Albany and one of the largest urban parks in the State after Central Park in Manhattan and Albany's Normanskill Farm.

Located along the North side of Albany, close to the West Hill and Arbor Hill neighborhoods, this 80-acre park was established in 1975 by Mayor Erastus Corning II and the City of Albany's Common Council. The Tivoli Lake Preserve is home to many natural attractions. This includes a variety of different wildflower and animal species, trails for walking and running, and a lake for fishing and observing wildlife. The Patroon Creek, which is approximately 7 miles long, also flows through the Preserve.

Things to Enjoy

  • Walking
  • Running
  • Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Fishing

Winter Fun

  • Snowshoeing
  • Cross Country Skiing

Contact: 518-434-2532

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Photo courtesy of Friends of Tivoli Lake Preserve's Facebook