Voorheesville—Thacher Park’s Indian Ladder trail will be closed for the season on Sunday, Nov. 20. Gates will close at dark on Saturday, November 19 in anticipation of Sunday’s wintry weather. Restrooms located at Mine Lot and Hop Field picnic areas will remain open, all other restrooms have been closed for the season. Call the park office at 518-872- 1237 for information on conditions throughout the park and other trails.
Please visit the park website at www.nysparks.com or the Thacher State Park Facebook page for information about park events, such as winter snowshoe walks or the Holiday Bazaar at the Emma Treadwell Thacher Nature Center on Dec. 3 and 4, where live holiday music will entertain shoppers browsing hand-crafted gifts made by local artisans and crafters, including jewelry, hand knit woolens, soaps and beauty products, honey and beeswax products, food items and more.
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation oversees 180 state parks and 35 historic sites, which are visited by 60 million people annually. For more information on any of these recreation areas, call 518-474- 0456 or visit www.nysparks.com.