Thompson's Lake State Park

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Thompson's Lake State Park is a 308-acre (1.25 km2) state park[1] located near East Berne in Albany County, New York.

The 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.[2] Located within the park boundaries is the Knox District School No. 5, listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2005.[3]

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.[2]

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  1. ^ "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. Retrieved April 2, 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "Thompson's Lake Campground - Thacher State Park". NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved April 2, 2016. 
  3. ^ Staff (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 

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Coordinates: 42°39′16″N 74°02′54″W / 42.65444°N 74.04833°W / 42.65444; -74.04833