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Sunrise Hike

Wednesday, December 1, 2021  |  7:00 am

Bundle up and come to the Pine Bush for a quiet, reflective 0.9-mile walk, culminating in a beautiful early morning view of the Helderberg and Catskill Mountains from the Overlook, one of the largest sand dunes in the Preserve.

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Pine Bush Perspectives Photo Exhibit Opening 5:30pm-6:25pm

Friday, December 3, 2021  |  5:30 pm

We will host the unveiling of our annual juried photo exhibit, celebrating the uniqueness and diversity of the Albany Pine Bush Preserve. Reservations for a viewing time are required for this event, due to Covid-19 spacing considerations, so please sign up.

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Pine Bush Perspectives Photo Exhibit Opening 6:30pm-7:25pm

Friday, December 3, 2021  |  6:30 pm

We will host the unveiling of our annual juried photo exhibit, celebrating the uniqueness and diversity of the Albany Pine Bush Preserve. Reservations for a viewing time are required for this event, due to Covid-19 spacing considerations, so please sign up.

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Pine Bush Perspectives Photo Exhibit Opening 7:30pm-8:25pm

Friday, December 3, 2021  |  7:30 pm

We will host the unveiling of our annual juried photo exhibit, celebrating the uniqueness and diversity of the Albany Pine Bush Preserve. Reservations for a viewing time are required for this event, due to Covid-19 spacing considerations, so please sign up.

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Discover the Pine Bush

Saturday, December 4, 2021  |  11:00 am

Our experts will guide you through this 0.9-mile hike over rolling sand dunes where you will discover Pine Bush natural history and observe seasonal surprises and transformations.

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Pine Bush Pups Walk: Sleeping, Sleeping All Winter Long

Wednesday, December 8, 2021  |  10:00 am

Winter is coming! We will explore hibernation on a short hike and learn what hibernation means and which animals of the Pine Bush hibernate.

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Webinar: Native Plant Landscaping with Sandra Walck Garden Design

Wednesday, December 8, 2021  |  7:00 pm

Join Sandra Walck-Zwink of Sandra Walck Garden Design for an evening webinar on gardening with native plants.

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Pine Bush Pups Walk: Sleeping, Sleeping All Winter Long

Thursday, December 9, 2021  |  10:00 am

Winter is coming! We will explore hibernation on a short hike and learn what hibernation means and which animals of the Pine Bush hibernate.

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CSI: Critter Scene Investigation

Saturday, December 11, 2021  |  11:00 am

Join us for a 0.9-mile outdoor trek to look for clues and evidence of what lives in the Pine Bush.

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Almost Full Moon Hike for Adults

Friday, December 17, 2021  |  6:00 pm

Enjoy the Pine Bush at night with a hike under the full moon.

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CSI: Critter Scene Investigation at Madison Avenue Pinelands

Sunday, December 19, 2021  |  1:00 pm

Join us for a 0.6-mile outdoor trek to look for clues and evidence of what lives in the Pine Bush.

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Winter Solstice Sunset Hike

Tuesday, December 21, 2021  |  4:00 pm

Celebrate the solstice at the Albany Pine Bush Preserve.

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12th Cookie Burner Stroll

Sunday, December 26, 2021  |  11:00 am

Looking for a way to work off those cookies and other holiday treats? We will hike 2.6 miles over rolling terrain, taking breaks along the way for rest and water (if needed).

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Pine Bush Grab and Go: Scavenger Hunt Adventure

Tuesday, December 28, 2021  |  11:00 am

Stop by and visit us at the Great Dune Trailhead (#8). Today we will have a scavenger hunt available for you to grab and take with you on the trail.

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Pine Bush Grab and Go: Nature Journaling Adventure

Wednesday, December 29, 2021  |  11:00 am

Stop by and visit us at the Blueberry Hill East Trailhead (#4). Today we will have a packet of nature journaling prompts available for you to grab and take with you on the trail.

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Pine Bush Grab and Go: Winter Signs and Tracking Adventure

Thursday, December 30, 2021  |  11:00 am

Stop by and visit us at the Madison Avenue Pinelands Trailhead (#7). Today we will have a winter signs and tracking booklet available for you to grab and take with you on the trail.

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