- Lake Taghkanic State Park, nestled next to Lake Taghkanic in the rolling hills and lush forests of Columbia County, offers a wonderful variety of recreational activities. The park has tent and trailer campsites, a cabin and cottage, two beaches, picnic grounds and a boat launch. In addition, the park has multi-use trails open year-round. Winter sports are enjoyed weather permitting.
Lake Taghkanic State Park offers cabins, campsites, picnic area, fishing lake, hunting grounds, boat launch facilities, showers, playground, hiking trails, bike paths, boat rental, swimming beaches, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, ice skating and ice fishing. The park is open year-round. Camping season opens in early May and runs through October. Bow hunting for deer and turkey is permitted in season.
Located 15-20 miles east of the Hudson River, Lake Taghkanic State Park may be accessed from SR 82 and the Taconic State Parkway.
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