Lake Taghkanic State Park

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Lake Taghkanic State Park

Location:Adjacent to the Taconic State Parkway, 1 mile south of the Route 82 interchange.
Facilities:Tent and trailer campsites, camping cabins (é), showers, 3 vacation rental cottages, picnic areas, picnic pavilions (é), playground, playing fields, food concession (é), multi-use trails (10 miles), 2 beaches, boat launch, boat rentals.
Activities:Camping, boating (no power boats), fishing, swimming, hiking, bicycling, cross-country skiing, ice skating, snowmobiling, ice fishing, sledding, bow hunting for deer and turkey (in season), recreation programs.
Special Features:Park is located alongside Lake Taghkanic in the rolling hills and lush forests of Columbia County. The campgrounds were ranked among the top 100 in the US in 2005.
Address:1528 Rt 82
Ancram, NY 12502

Size: 1,569 acres.

See other parks in New York.
Parks Directory of the United States, 5th Edition. © 2007 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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There are campsites in wooded settings and cabins nestled beside the water at Taconic, Mills-Norrie and Lake Taghkanic State Parks. Hikers can choose from challenging mountain trails with breathtaking views of the Hudson Valley at Hudson Highlands State Park or panoramic views of the Harlem Valley of Columbia County at Taconic State Park.

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