Albany County Helderberg-Hudson Rail Trail
Albany County
Helderberg-Hudson Rail Trail

Office of the Albany County Executive
Harold L. Joyce Albany County Office Building
112 State Street | Room 1200| Albany, NY 12207
Phone: (518) 447-7040| Fax: (518) 447-5589

Vital Statistics

Length                                         approximately 9 miles
Acreage                                       approximately 117 acres
Municipalities                          City of Albany, Town of Bethlehem,
                                                        Town of New Scotland, and Village of Voorheesville
East Terminus                           just east of South Pearl Street in the City of Albany
West Terminus                          just east of Main Street in the
                                                         Village of Voorheesville
Highest Point                            350 feet above sea level near the west terminus
Lowest Point                              50 feet above sea level near the east terminus
Cost to Acquire Corridor       $700,000
Source of Acquisition Funding  50% NYS Parks Acquisition Grant + 50% contribution by Scenic Hudson, Inc.
Cost to County Tax Payers for Acquisition    $0


Albany County ExecutiveDaniel P. McCoy