Nature Bus

Albany Nature Bus

Connecting people to nature one stop at a time!

Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy and CDTA are partnering once again to connect Albany City residents to nature. This free bus service brings you to popular outdoor locations where you can enjoy free programming on most weekends. Take a guided walk, try out bird identification, or simply get to know nature... there’s so much to do!

Nature Bus 2023 service begins in Albany on Saturday, May 27 and runs through Saturday, October 14.


Albany Nature Bus Routes & Schedules

Beaver Line – Starting May 27 and every other Saturday through October 7 (view pdf schedule)

Albany Pine Bush and City of Albany Water Department Six Mile Water Works

Tivoli Lake Preserve and Farm

MHLC’s Fisher Trail in partnership with DEC’s Five Rivers

DEC’s Five Rivers Environmental Education Center  

Warbler Line - Starting June 3 and every other Saturday through October 14 (view pdf schedule)

Albany County Rail Trail Veterans Memorial Park

Albany County Rail Trail Slingerlands Trailhead

Thacher Park Visitor Center


Schenectady Nature Bus

‍ECOS: the Environmental Clearinghouse and MHLC have teamed up with the CDTA to bring a limited Nature Bus trolley service to Schenectady! During three weekends this summer, enjoy free bus service and free programming at natural spaces within Schenectady County.


Schenectady Nature Bus is will launch June 24.


Schenectady Nature Bus Routes & Schedules

Saturday, June 24th 

• River Road Park – Town of Niskayuna  

• Mabee Farm – Rotterdam Junction 

Saturday, July 22nd  

• Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy’s Fox Preserve and Mohawk Hudson Bike Path - Town of Colonie  

• The Nature Conservancy's Lisha Kill Natural Area – Town of Niskayuna 

Saturday, August 26th  

• Collins Park – Village of Scotia  

• Sanders Preserve – Town of Glenville

Last Updated: 07/18/2023