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Thompson's Lake State Park

East Berne, Albany County

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Thompson's tranquil woods, streams and lake are home to many species of mammals and several salamander species. More than 170 species have been identified, of which more than 100 are confirmed or probable breeders.

Wildlife to Watch

Where to Watch

  • Beach
  • Trails
  • Nature Center

Recreational Opportunities

  • Hiking
  • Camping
  • Canoeing/kayaking
  • Boat launch
  • Swimming beach
  • Fishing
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Snowshoeing

Accessible Features

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This NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation has some accessible features, including camping. A full list of DEC's accessible recreation destinations is available on the DEC website.


487 acres

Closest Town



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Contact Information

Telephone: 518-872-1674

Address: 68 Thompsons Lake Road, East Berne, NY 12059

Website: Thompson's Lake State Park (This link leaves DEC's website)