Wonder Walk | Maurice D. Hinchey Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area


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Wonder Walk


Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center
195 New Karner Road
Albany, NY 12205

42.718942 -73.863684

County: Albany
Region: Upper Hudson


  • September 7, 2024, 11:00AM
Detailed Times/Hours The Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center is open Mon-Fri from 9am - 4pm and Sat-Sun from 10am - 4pm.


Event Type Walk/Hike Description "It is a wholesome and necessary thing for us to turn again to the earth and in the contemplation of her beauties to know the sense of wonder and humility" - Rachel Carson. Join us for a 1-mile walk in the Pine Bush. We will use our senses to explore the big and the small, the living and non-living and the seasonal surprises around us. We will use Rachel Carson as inspiration, taking in everything around us, searching for a sense of wonder. Organization Hosting the Event Albany Pine Bush Preserve Commission Phone Number 518-456-0655


Advance registration required.
To register, please visit www.AlbanyPineBush.org or call (518) 456-0655.

Additional Information

This 1-mile hike traverses rolling sand dunes including staircases on some of the steeper dune slopes.
Additional Equipment Required: Please dress for the weather and for hiking where ticks are present, wear sturdy walking shoes/boots and bring drinking water.

Difficulty: Moderate
This event is NOT Suitable for children under: 6
Length (miles): 1
Boots Needed: No

Family Friendly: Yes
Barrier Free or Wheelchar accessible? No
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