Thacher State Park (John Boyd Thacher), Voorheesville

4.8
John Boyd 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 twelve additional miles of trails for summer hiking and mountain biking, and winter cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, hiking, and snowmobiling.
With our international travel planner, Voorheesville attractions like Thacher State Park (John Boyd Thacher) can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
Source
map
Create an itinerary including Thacher State Park (John Boyd Thacher)
Thacher State Park (John Boyd Thacher) Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5.0
96 reviews
TripAdvisor
  • This is one of my favorite state parks I've been to in NY, particularly in the foliage season! It simply couldn't be more gorgeous. I had a hard time before arriving with understanding what I would be...  more »
  • Visitor Center is a beautiful building, some interesting information regarding the park. Parking a little excessive at $6. Nice relaxing patio to hang out on.  more »
  • What a nifty park with plenty to do for all ages. Hiking trails, zip lines, picnic areas, nature center and more. We attended a wedding here and want to go back to hike and take in the incredible view...  more »

Plan your trip to Voorheesville

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Voorheesville

Browse hotels, guesthouses, and unique homes and book your stay on the world's leading accommodation sites.
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor