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2023 Saratoga Fat Bike Rally
Join us for the 8th Annual Saratoga Fat Bike Rally! Our event was founded with two principles in mind; building a community of fat bikers, and supporting the communities we...
Saratoga Spa State Park (Warming Hut), 19 Roosevelt Drive Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
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Free Fishing Days in NY State
Free Fishing Weekends allow anglers looking to try ice fishing for the first time to do so without the requirement of a fishing license. This is a great opportunity for...
Throughout New York State, ,NY 
Forensic Botanizing - Winter Plant Identification
Learn to identify a variety of trees, shrubs, vines and forbs in their winter slumber by using a digital guide on your mobile device during this guided nature walk.
Anchor Diamond Park at Hawkwood, 1-17 Middleline Road Ballston Lake, NY 12019
plant display
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2023 Capital Region Flower & Garden Expo
The 2023 Capital Region Flower & Garden Expo will be held on March 24-26 at the Hudson Valley Community College.
Hudson Valley Community College, 80 Vandenburgh Avenue Troy, NY 12180
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Maple Open House at Maple Valley Farm
Tour Maple Valley Farm and learn how Maple syrup is made! Start your day with a delicious pancake breakfast (served all day) with fresh maple syrup as well as lunch...
Maple Valley Farms, 84 Harris Road Corinth, NY 12822
Trail along top of shale bedrock cliff face along Shenantaha Creek
Spring Wildflower Walk - Shenantaha Creek Park
Celebrate Earth Day by viewing spring ephemeral wildflowers along a scenic woodland trail overlooking Ballston Creek (AKA Shenantaha, which is Iroquois word for 'deer water'). We may encounter these native...
Shenantaha Creek Park, 376 Eastline Road Ballston Spa, NY 12020
View of Swatling Falls from blufftop woodland trail
Spring Wildflower Walk - Swatling Falls Nature Trails
Nature walk at Swatling Falls Nature Trails to view scenic waterfall along McDonald Creek as well as spring wildflowers such as Canada Mayflower, Early Meadow Rue, Fringed Polygala, Hawthorn, Pale...
Swatling Falls Nature Trails, Swatling Drive Halfmoon, NY 12065
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Free Fishing Days in NY State
Free fishing days offer residents and non-residents who are 16 and older* to fish without a freshwater fishing license or recreational marine fishing registration (*Kids under 16 can always fish...
Throughout New York State, ,NY 
Looking across marsh from Forts Ferry Loop Trail
Summer Wildflower Walk - Vischer Ferry Nature and Historic Preserve
Summer stroll through riparian forest and along an historic towpath at Vischer Ferry Nature and Historic Preserve to view early summer wildflowers, including Common Elderberry, Common Milkweed, Common Winterberry, Enchanter's...
Vischer Ferry Nature and Historic Preserve, 147 Riverview Road Rexford, NY 12148
Looking northerly along historic towpath trail on way to Old Champlain Canal Lock No. 5
Summer Wildflower Walk - Historic Champlain Canalway Trail
Nature walk along historic towpath to view summer wildflowers in bloom, including Boneset, Common Arrowhead, Lopseed, Swamp Milkweed, Trumpet Creeper, and Woodland Sunflower.
Historic Champlain Canalway Trail, 38 Division Street Waterford, NY 12188
Looking from bridge over inlet into former reservoir
Summer Wildflower Walk - North Woods Nature Preserve
Nature walk at North Woods Nature Preserve to observe summer wildflowers in bloom, including Boneset, Downy Rattlesnake Plantain, Indian Tobacco, Spikenard, Striped Wintergreen, and Virgin's Bower.
North Woods Nature Preserve, Between 38 - 40 Shadow Wood Way Ballston Lake, NY 12019
Looking south along Veteran Bike Path from Connolly Road crossing
Summer Wildflower Walk - Veterans Bike Path
Nature walk along bike path (a former trolley corridor) to view summer wildflowers in bloom, including Buttonbush, Great Lobelia, Purple-stemmed Aster, Red-osier Dogwood, and Tall Blue Lettuce.
Veterans Bike Path, 32 Outlet Road Ballston Lake, NY 12019
Looking southerly along Stillwater Multi-Use Trail
Summer Wildflower Walk - Stillwater Multi-Use Trail
Nature walk along Stillwater Multi-Use Trail to view late summer wildflowers in bloom, including Blue-stemmed Goldenrod, Flat-topped Goldenrod, New England Aster, Nodding Bur Marigold, Smooth Blue Aster, and Turtlehead.
Stillwater Multi-Use Trail, 2 Railroad Avenue Stillwater, NY 12170
Free Fishing Days in NY State
Free fishing days offer residents and non-residents who are 16 and older* to fish without a freshwater fishing license or recreational marine fishing registration (*Kids under 16 can always fish...
Throughout New York State, ,NY 
A boardwalk along trail through Mooney Carrese Forest
Autumn Wildflower and Fall Colors Walk - Veterans Memorial Park
Come along on this nature walk at Veterans Memorial Park through the Mooney Carrese Forest to view the last wildflower that begins blooming at this time each year as well...
Veterans Memorial Park, 697 Mac Elroy Road Ballston Lake, NY 12019
Free Fishing Days in NY State
Free fishing days offer residents and non-residents who are 16 and older* to fish without a freshwater fishing license or recreational marine fishing registration (*Kids under 16 can always fish...
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