Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center
195 New Karner Road
Albany NY, 12205
Discovery Center Program
Drop in and meet Smokey Bear and friends at the Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center! Smokey will be visiting the Pine Bush to teach visitors about wildfire prevention. There will be fire equipment on hand for visitors to see and try out, a relay race for kids and Smokey goody bags for visitors to take home. The NYSDEC Forest Ranger for Albany and Schenectady Counties and the fire management staff of the Albany Pine Bush Preserve will be here to raise awareness of fire and the role it plays in the Pine Bush as well as demonstrate the use of fire equipment used for prescribed fire. All ages are welcome!
Pre-registration is required for all events.
Please plan to arrive at least 5-10 minutes before the start of the program to purchase your ticket.
Tickets can also be purchased in advance of the program at the Discovery Center reception desk.
Groups with 8 or more people, please call us for special accommodations.
Note: Programs begin promptly at times listed. Please notify us if you need to cancel your registration so we can open your spot up to the waiting list.
CANCELLATION POLICY: No refunds. It is, however, permissible to send or designate another person to use your program registration.
DIRECTIONS TO APB DISCOVERY CENTER: From I-87 take exit 2W (Rt 5 West, Central Avenue). Follow Rt 5 for about 2 miles then turn left onto Rt 155 (New Karner Rd). Continue on Rt 155 for about 1.2 miles. The Discovery Center is located on the left at 195 New Karner Road. (518)456-0655