Category Archives: Bethlehem

Five Rivers, Delmar Hike

Every spring I have to swing by Five Rivers Environmental Education Center [56 Game Farm Rd, Delmar, NY 12054] to see all of the chicks and listen to the frogs. It’s one of my favorite close to home gems (just … Continue reading

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Lawson Lake County Park, Albany Hike

When the days get shorter, my battle to avoid cabin fever begins. The fight starts in fall for me. I found myself just gazing at google maps, one of my favorite tools. I zoomed in and out of my location … Continue reading

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Henry Hudson Park, Selkirk

The Hudson River gets a bad rap. It’s understandable that people would want to stay away from it because of the heavy pollution…but even though the river has had a hard few centuries, it still manages to maintain life and … Continue reading

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Schiffendecker Farm Preserve, Glemont Hike

It is such a treat to discover local preserves. Little treasures close enough, small enough, that you can you can run to after work for some nature therapy. Schiffendecker Farm Preserve [Bender Lane, Glenmont, NY 12077] is one of those … Continue reading

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Albany County Rail Trail

I feel like rail trails are popping up everywhere, even in our own backyard! Maybe I wasn’t looking for them before, or maybe it is a new trend to convert abandoned railroad tracks into recreational spaces, either way I’m all aboard. … Continue reading

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Moh-He-Con-Nuck Nature Preserve, Selkirk

Took a short close to home hike at the Moh-He-Con-Nuck Nature Preserve in Selkirk. The trail head tells a bit of history about the land and the natives that once roamed it.  It had some real peaceful trails through varying … Continue reading

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Dining in Delmar

I love hopping over the bridge from Albany to Delmar, the quiet suburb has a lot to offer if your know where to look. I love Delmar’s Hannaford Plaza. It’s my favorite place to food shop, but it also has … Continue reading

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