Outdoor Attractions


Outdoor Attractions in Schenectady brought to you by New York by Rail. Your Amtrak Travel Guide for destinations in NY, VT & Canada.


Central Park

Open year round, Central Park is known for its formal rose garden with 300 varieties and 4,000 bushes surrounding the tiered center fountain. Free summer…

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Central Park

Central Park Rose Garden

The Central Park Rose Garden in Schenectady features over 4,000 rose bushes, a calming brook, and an elegant fountain. A great place for events &…

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Central Park Rose Garden

Jay Street Marketplace

A rich and diverse marketplace can be found at Jay Street Marketplace in Riverfront Park - Schenectady New York.

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Jay Street Marketplace

Landis Arboretum

One of the greatest features of this garden are the eight miles of hiking trails amongst the beauty of nature. You may run, walk, or…

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Landis Arboretum

Mabee Farm Historic Site

Explore the 9 acre farm while learning about the history of Schenectady's early years.

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Mabee Farm Historic Site

Mohawk-Hudson Bike/Hike Trail

The easternmost segment of the NYS Canalway Trail, the 86-mile trail stretches from the western shores of the Hudson Rvier in Albany, ending in Little…

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Mohawk-Hudson Bike/Hike Trail

Mountain Ridge Adventure

Spend your day in the sky at Mountain Ridge Adventure, the Capital Region's only treetop challenge course and zip line park!

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Mountain Ridge Adventure

Woodlawn Preserve

Woodlawn Preserve forever maintains over 135 acres of wild land, home to wildlife. https://www.woodlawnneighborhood.org/

  • Schenectady
Woodlawn Preserve

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