The Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center, sponsored by Trustco, is the gateway to the Albany Pine Bush Preserve, providing visitors with interactive exhibits and activities. You are invited to explore the preserve's geologic and cultural significance, examine the plants and animals that live in this landscape, study preserve management principles, and consider human impacts on this sensitive landscape.
More future pine barrens are on the way! Our contractor will be starting tree thinning work on January 17, 2024. Surrounded by Kings Rd, Morris Rd and Curry Rd Extension (see map), these 45 acres will be stumped and planted this coming spring. No trail closures in this area although the 45 acres are temporarily CLOSED to all public use.
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Invasive tree removal on 38 acres will be happening at the Kings Highway Barrens. The entire area is temporarily CLOSED, including the red trail loop and the green trail west of the powerline. This area will remain CLOSED for 2-3 months while invasive primarily black locust trees are cut and removed.