Things to Do: Explore Albany’s RiverFront Park

explore Albany's RiverFront Park

As we get closer to March, the weather is warming up, which makes it the perfect time to get outside and explore Albany’s RiverFront Park among other outdoor activities!

Get outside!

Who said you have to wait for spring to enjoy warmer days, sunshine and outdoor fun? Not the town of Albany, that’s for sure!

In fact, the city’s popular six-acre RiverFront Park includes the 2.4-mile paved RiverFront Greenway Trail that connects the park to Cox Landing.

Visitors can bike or hike the trail while taking in scenic panoramas of the Flint River. They can even explore additional trails along the way like the Oxford Environmental Park Nature Trail.

This offshoot rustic trail is about a half-mile long providing up-close and personal views of the river as well as several wetlandareas.

Hungry from all that hiking, biking and exploring? Then get ready to find that perfect picnic spot on the spacious green lawn at RiverFront Park.

From there, make plans to give the kids plenty of time to play and explore Albany’s RiverFront Park by heading to Turtle Grove Park.

More about Turtle Grove Park

In case you aren’t familiar with this kid-friendly section of the riverfront, we’ll share some of the highlights with you now.

First of all, kids can let their creative side run wild among the seven main play areas! There are areas meant for older kids as well as younger ones too.

For example, your littles may enjoy spending time at the age-appropriate Tot Lot while older children will love the Big Area.

Kids of all ages are sure to enjoy the Dino Dig, Critters Area, Mosaic-Tile Area and Musical Instruments section. Plus, the playground has everything from climbing walls to slides to swings!


In order to explore Albany’s RiverFront Park, visitors need tohead to 112 North Front St. in historic downtown. For more information about the park, you can always call (229) 317-4760.


It takes less than 15 minutes to drive from Summer Tree Apartment Homes to RiverFront Park. Besides being close to several city attractions, we’re pet-friendly and affordable! Discover more about Summer Tree, Albany and community life when you keep reading our blogs!

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