Thompson's Lake State Park

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Thompson's Lake State Park
Thompson's Lake State Park is located in New York
Thompson's Lake State Park
Location of Thompson's Lake State Park within New York State
TypeState park
Location68 Thompsons Lake Road
East Berne, New York[1]
Coordinates42°39′16″N 74°02′54″W / 42.65444°N 74.04833°W / 42.65444; -74.04833Coordinates: 42°39′16″N 74°02′54″W / 42.65444°N 74.04833°W / 42.65444; -74.04833
Area308 acres (1.25 km2)[2]
Operated byNew York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation
Visitors63,934 (in 2014)[3]
OpenAll year
WebsiteThompson's Lake State Park

Thompson's Lake State Park is a 308-acre (1.25 km2) state park[2] located near East Berne in Albany County, New York.

Park description[edit]

Thompson's Lake State Park offers a beach, a playground and playing fields, picnic tables, recreation programs, a nature trail, fishing and ice fishing, a boat launch, a dump station, campground for tents and trailers, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing.[1] Located within the park boundaries is the Knox District School No. 5, listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2005.[4]

The park is located within the boundaries of John Boyd Thacher State Park and is adjacent to the Emma Treadwell Thacher Nature Center, which park users also have access to.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c "Thompson's Lake Campground - Thacher State Park". NYS Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation. Retrieved September 23, 2016.
  2. ^ a b "Section O: Environmental Conservation and Recreation, Table O-9". 2014 New York State Statistical Yearbook (PDF). The Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government. 2014. p. 674. Archived from the original (PDF) on September 16, 2015. Retrieved April 2, 2016.
  3. ^ "State Park Annual Attendance Figures by Facility: Beginning 2003". Retrieved September 23, 2016.
  4. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. March 13, 2009.

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