Welcome to Rensselaer County! Located in the Hudson-Mohawk Heritage area of Upstate New York's Capital Region.

Rensselaer County is filled with wonderful contradictions and juxtapositions. It's a special place where rural charm meets urban delights, where cultural opportunities and pastoral pastimes happily coexist, and where American heritage meets cutting-edge technology. Stretching thirty miles along the Hudson River, it offers thousands of acres of parks, miles of trails, and more than 500 lakes, ponds, and even championship golf courses. Read More..

Rensselaer Events

Almost Full Moon Outing
3/4/2015
Savor winter while it lasts, under the glow of the Moon.  more>
SLCA to hold Workshop Series with Mop and Bucket Co
3/4/2015
Have you ever wanted to do Improv and Comedy? Entertain your friends, make them laugh? Just have laugh out loud fun? Join Sand Lake Center for the Arts for a series of workshops by the talented, hilarious Mop and Bucket Co., as they show you the tricks of the trade. Learn improvised scenes, games...  more>