Lawson Lake County Park

Activities and Events

Come to the Lake for all kinds of great outdoor activities, any time of year!

We offer: Hiking, Picnicking, Kayaking, Canoeing, Fishing and Ice Fishing, Bird Watching, Cross Country Skiing, Snowshoeing, Nature Study… and so much more!

2015 was another awesome year at the Lake! Check out some of these great things we did:

Snowmobile Event 1 Canoe Club Team Building at Lawson Lake Boys and Girls Club Summer Camp Cool DownGroup shot after a morning of Ice Fishing at Lawson Lake

Team Building Sessions For Middle Schoolers.

Two sessions were held in October. Learn more »

Boy Scouts Outing

Several Boy Scout Troops came out for a special overnight camporee. Learn more »

Summer Camp with the Pride Center

A huge success! Learn more »

Summer Camp With the Boys and Girls Club.

Lots of fun in the sun! Learn more »

Heldeberg Workshop Canoe Camp.

A week of boating on the Lake. Learn more »

Earth Day 2015.

The first Earth Day at Lawson Lake! Learn more »

Snowmobile Event

Check out the video and pictures! Learn more »

Ice Fishing

We've held our first ever ice fishing event. Check out the pictures! Learn more »

Albany County ExecutiveDaniel P. McCoy

Open year round to the public for bird watching, cross country skiing, fishing, hiking, ice fishing, nature study, picnicking, snowshoeing and the use of canoes and portable cartop watercraft.



Use of our buildings is by special permit.

For information, contact
Albany County Recreation Bureau
390 New Salem Road, Voorheesville
(518) 655-7948

The following uses and activities are prohibited: consumption of alcoholic beverages, hunting, trapping, motorized vehicles, motorized boats and large watercraft requiring trailers, open fires, overnight camping, and swimming.