Our Favorite Spots to Get Outside

Residents will tell you that there is no better place to enjoy the outdoors than Schenectady County. From hiking to biking, relaxing and more we've got parks galore in Schenectady! 

Mohawk Hudson Bike Path: With almost 20 miles of the path running through Schenectady, this is a great place to hop on your bike for a gorgeous ride along the Mohawk River, lace up your sneakers for a run, or leash up your dog for a leisurely walk!

Plotter Kill Preserve: Miles of trails, beautiful views and gorgeous waterfalls make this the perfect place for a hike!

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The Christman Wildlife Sanctuary Trail: A 2.2 mile easy hike around the Bozen Kill creek offers beautiful views and picturesque waterfalls.

Blatnick Park: offers a pavilion, basketball court, tennis courts, a playground, and a direct connection to the Mohawk-Hudson bike trail.

Central Park: Named after New York City's Central Park, Schenectady's Central Park is the crown jewel of the county's parks. The park features the a beautiful Rose Garden, Iroquois Lake, tennis courts, a dog park and a disc golf course.

Indian Kill Preserve: A 100-acre preserve perfect for hiking, nature study, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing!

You can find a full list of parks in Schenectady County right on our website!

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