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.


Pine Lake Park and Campground

136 Timberline Lane, Caroga Lake
(518)835-4930
pinelakepark.com

Family operated campground resort with a scenic Adirondack lakeside setting. Sandy beach with lifeguard, playground,…

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Plotter Kill Preserve

Mariaville Rd.
Schenectady, NY 12306
518-388-4700…

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Riverside Park

N Ferry Street
Schenectady, NY 12305…

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Saratoga National Historical Park

Saratoga National Historical Park

Rt. 4 and 32, Stillwater
(518) 644-9821
http://www.nps.gov/sara

Here in the autumn of 1777, American forces met, defeated and forced a major British army to surrender.…

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Washington Park

Between Washington Ave (N) & Madison Ave (S) and So Lake Ave (W) & Willet St (E)
Albany, NY 12203
Phone: (518) 434-4524…

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