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Thompson's Lake

Enjoy a day of fun at Thompson's Lake State Park! From camping to swimming to skiing, you can do it all at this New York State park just a quick drive from Albany.

three tents set up in the woods

Located four miles from the Helderberg Encampment and 18 miles southwest of Albany, Thompson's Lake offers a sandy beach, 140 wooded campsites, open fields, and lots of recreational fun.

Things to Enjoy

  • Nature Trails
  • Volleyball Courts
  • Horseshoes
  • Boat Access*
  • Boat Rentals
  • Camping (Tent and Trailer Sites)
  • Showers
  • Dumping Station
  • Recreational Programs
  • Playground
  • Playing Fields
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Sandy Beach for Swimming

* Launch is carry in only

Winter Fun

  • Snowshoeing
  • Cross-Country Skiing
  • Ice Fishing

Contact Information

Contact: 518.872.1674

Reservations: 800.456.2267

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