Biking, hiking, kayaking and fishing galore! The Capital-Saratoga Region has countless parks, trails, lakes and not to mention the Mohawk and Hudson River.

Bike through the wide roads and scenic vistas of Washington County, which is also home to the Tour of the Battenkill, the largest single day bike race in the world. You’ll find a plethora of unique trails throughout the whole region with views of the Hudson and Mohawk Rivers, urban areas and parks.

Explore hiking trails throughout John Boyd Thacher State Park, which hugs the Heldeberg escarpment with magnificent views of the valley below. The Albany Pine Bush Preserve contains nearly 18 miles of official marked, multiple-use trails. Not to mention that it’s also home to the endangered Karner Blue Butterfly.

Whether you prefer to kayak, canoe, or sail there are endless options of lakes and rivers to choose from. Enjoy the summer sun with a fun day of jet skiing and boating through the Great Sacandaga Lake. Fishing enthusiasts will enjoy a cast into the Battenkill, Poultney and Mettawee Rivers, which are known for trout fishing.


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Carriage Lake Day use Area

3043 State Highway 29A, Caroga Lake
(518)863-4545
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161 large, level sites to accommodate the smallest tent to 30′ RVs, picnic area with tables and fireplaces,…

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Central Park

500 Iroquois Path
Schenectady, NY 12309
518-382-5151…

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Christman Sanctuary

3281 Schoharie Turnpike
Delanson, NY 12053…

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Huletts Park

Sunset Ba Road
Dresden, NY 12841
518-746-2451…

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Lauderdale Park

Route 22
Jackson, NY 12816
518-746-2451…

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Northampton State Campground & Day Use Area

328 Houseman Street, Mayfield
(518)863-6300
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Located on the northwest corner of the Great Sacandaga Lake, this campground offers 224 large, level camping sites,…

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