Thacher Park Center Capital Campaign

A New Partnership To Build The Thacher Park Center

Today, at 100 years old, Thacher Park is undergoing an exciting transformation. With improvements and new, active recreational changes underway, the park is poised to expand as a dynamic, year-round attraction. The proposed Thacher Park Center will serve as a gateway to both new and established offerings, enhance the overall visitor experience and provide a sorely needed four-season venue to better showcase the spectacular natural setting. LEARN MORE

Thacher Park Center: A Gateway For The Future

With new recreational features being added to the park, the timing for a new Thacher Park Center is perfect. The center, to be set next to the trailhead and picnic area for the popular Indian Ladder Trail, will introduce visitors to new park features, including an expanded trail network; and new opportunities for biking, rock climbing, caving and an exciting new adventure course. Along with the new activities, Thacher Park Center will elevate the park’s stature, providing a four-season interior space and fostering generations of outdoor enthusiasts and environmental caretakers.

Share Your memories Of Thacher Park

A nature adventure with family and friends. A school trip with your favorite class. Time together, priceless. Those are among the memories of Thacher Park that visitors have shared. So add to our treasure-trove if you have memories you would like to share.

Geology Front and Center at New Thacher Park Center

VOORHEESVILLE, NY — September 8, 2016 — As the construction on Thacher Park Center progresses, the fundraising campaign, led by the Open Space Institute (OSI), is also gaining critical momentum. The campaign today announced a $75,000 contribution from devoted Thacher Park neighbor and local businessman Jeff Thomas and his family. Mr. Thomas’ gift brings the


100 years of beauty at Thacher State Park

One hundred years ago Tuesday, on March 4, 1914, Emma Treadwell Thacher, the widow of Albany Mayor John Boyd Thacher, donated to the state 350 acres of land surrounding the couple’s summer retreat in the Helderbergs in a historic area known as Indian Ladder because it was a popular path for Native Americans along the