An official Path Through History Site! The Corning Preserve`s visitors center details the ecology of the Hudson River, tides, and the local environment. Albany Riverfront Park, opened in 2002, hosts numerous events, Spring through Fall, including Thursday night Alive at Five concert series and the Albany Riverfront Jazz Festival. With easy access provided by the Hudson River Way Pedestrian Bridge, Albany Riverfront Park has an amphitheater with performance space and seating for more than 1,000, a new bulkhead, floating boat docks, and an 8.67 mi. bicycle path.