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Vischers Ferry, The Trail to Lock 19

New York State once had one of the largest and most impressive lock systems in the country, The Erie Canal. Going from Albany to Buffalo, built in 1800s and being shut down in the early 1900s. For the longest time the only view of lock 19 was from a nearby roadway , but thanks to the efforts from Schenedahowa Central

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Exploring The Albany Pinebush

Surrounding New Karner Road in Colonie, NY, is the Pinebush, a large preserve located in Albany County. The pinebush is one of the largest of 20 pine barrens on earth , formed thousands of years ago following the drainage of glacial lake Albany. The pinebush shares similar ecosystems and environment as the woodlawn preserve, which is only located a few

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Woodlawn Nature Preserve, A Gem Hidden Beyond the Pines

Woodlawn preserve is a gem hidden in Schenectady New York, a small city located in the capital district. The Woodlawn preserve is a little known treasure, nestled in the Woodlawn neighborhood near Colonie & Rotterdam. The preserve boasts 3 trails, all easy, quiet, spacious, and peaceful! You can find the main entrance located on Gifford Street off of Mcdonald Ave.

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