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John Boyd Thacher State Park

Thacher State Park is situated along the Helderberg Escarpment, one of the richest fossil-bearing formations in the world. Even as it safeguards six miles of limestone cliff-face, rock-strewn slopes, woodland and open fields, the park provides a marvelous panorama of the Hudson-Mohawk Valleys and the Adirondack and Green Mountains. The park has volleyball courts, playgrounds, ball fields and numerous picnic areas with nine reservable shelters. Interpretive programs are offered year-round, including guided tours of the famous Indian Ladder Trail. There are over 25 additional miles of trails for summer hiking and mountain biking, and winter cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, hiking, and snowmobiling.

John Boyd Thacher State Park 12186 Voorheesville United States

518-872-1237

Monday Visitor Center: 9am-5pm

Tuesday Visitor Center: 9am-5pm

Wednesday Visitor Center: 9am-5pm

Thursday Visitor Center: 9am-5pm

Friday Visitor Center: 9am-5pm

Saturday Visitor Center: 9am-5pm

Sunday Visitor Center: 9am-5pm