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John Boyd Thacher State Park
John Boyd Thacher State Park
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Lat: 42.647892
Lon: -74.008934
Ele: 1,289 ft
Weather: ° and (more weather)
New York New York
Lat: 42.647892   |    Lon: -74.008934   |    Ele: 1,289 ft   |    Current weather: ° and (see monthly averages)
New York New York

Explore the great outdoors on a day trip to this New York State Park.

John Boyd Thacher State Park is located west of Albany in Voorheesville, New York. It features panoramic views of the Hudson Valley and the Green Mountains. This is a perfect place to have a family picnic. It also has volleyball courts, playgrounds, and open fields so people of all ages can participate in recreational activities. Hiking is one of the most popular things to do here, and a highly rated hiking area is the Indian Ladder Trail. You can take a self-guided or guided tour of the Indian Ladder, or choose from any number of other hiking and mountain biking trails within the park.

Be sure to stop by the visitor center to see exhibits and learn about the geological significance of the Helderberg Escarpment. If you want to stay overnight, camping is available at Thompson's Lake Campground. This campground has over 100 campsites to choose from and they can accommodate both tents and RVs. As you explore the park, be on the lookout for birds such as various ducks, hawks, herons, sandpipers, warblers, woodpeckers, and more. If you're visiting Albany, New York, you won't regret stopping by John Boyd Thacher State Park.

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State Park
Hiking
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State Park
Hiking
Camping
Mountain Biking
Birding
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JAN
29° / 15°
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FEB
32° / 16°
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MAR
42° / 24°
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APR
55° / 34°
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MAY
69° / 44°
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77° / 52°
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82° / 57°
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AUG
81° / 55°
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SEP
74° / 49°
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OCT
60° / 41°
16 days
NOV
46° / 30°
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DEC
35° / 23°
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