Albany in Albany County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
National Natural Landmark
In 2014, the Albany Pine Bush was designated a National Natural Landmark by the U.S. Department of the Interior in recognition of outstanding geological and biological features including the largest area of inland sand dunes in the eastern U.S. Experience the sand dunes by visiting one of our many trails and our exhibits inside the Discovery Center.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Environment • Parks & Recreational Areas. In addition, it is included in the National Natural Landmarks series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 2014.
Location. 42° 43.11′ N, 73° 51.854′ W. Marker is in Albany, New York, in Albany County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of New Karner Road (New York State Route 155) and Old State Road. Marker is located a few yards away from the east end of the parking area for the Albany Pine Barrens Discovery Center. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 195 New Karner Rd, Albany NY 12205, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Route of The King’s Highway (approx. 0.7 miles away); The King’s Highway (approx. 0.9 The King’s Highway (approx. 1.2 miles away); a different marker also named The King’s Highway (approx. 1.4 miles away); Rapp Road Community (approx. 1.7 miles away); Hamilton Glass House (approx. 2.3 miles away); Rose Hill 1842 (approx. 2.4 miles away); Red Men’s Hall (approx. 2˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Albany.
Also see . . . Albany Pine Bush Preserve. (Submitted on January 27, 2022, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 27, 2022. It was originally submitted on January 26, 2022, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 161 times since then and 66 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 26, 2022, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.