Lawson Lake County Park

Boy Scouts & Girl Scouts at Lawson Lake

Scouting is off to a great start in 2017!

Fort Orange Council of the Boy Scouts of America Fall Camporee

Fort Orange Council Fall Camporee

The Fort Orange Council of the Boy Scouts of America celebrated their Fall Camporee at Lawson Lake.  Learn more »

 

Cub Scout Pack 272 held their opening campfire of the 2017-18 season at Lawson Lake

Cub Scout Pack 272 held their opening campfire of the 2017-18 season at Lawson Lake

Their weekend was filled with skits, cookouts, storytelling and more. A lot of the campers and their families stayed overnight for a fun camp out at Lawson Lake.  Learn more »

Cub Scouts Pack 1081 Wolf Den Kicked Off the 2017-18 Scouting Season at Lawson Lake

Cub Scouts Pack 1081 Wolf Den Kicked Off the 2017-18 Scouting Season at Lawson Lake

The Cub Scouts learned about knot tying, team building and conservation. They hiked the trails, enjoyed a campfire with s'mores, and some stayed over in the cabins at Lawson Lake. Learn more »

Ethan Goldmeer refurbished a nature trail for his Eagle Scout project

Nature Trail Refurbished for Eagle Scout Project

Ethan Goldmeer's Eagle Scout project at Lawson Lake—which included benches, signs and maps—will enable future scouts and summer campers to enjoy our trails even more. Learn more »

Bethlehem Girl Scout Troop 1438 - June 24, 2017

Bethlehem Girl Scout Troop 1438

On Saturday June 24, three girl scouts from Bethlehem Troop 1438, held an activity day at Lawson Lake County Park. This entailed coloring sheets, snacks, a nature scavenger hunt, and a walk along the loop trail. The Scouts were working towards their Silver Award.  Learn more »

Handicap-accessible fishing platform on the lake shore built by Randall Wheeler for his Eagle Scout Service Project

Eagle Badge Awarded at Court of Honor Ceremony

Boy Scout Troop 1701 from Latham awarded Randall Wheeler his Eagle Badge for building a a handicap-accessible fishing platform at Lawson Lake for his his Eagle Scout Service project. Learn more »

Cub Scouts Pack 1077 spent Freeze Out 2017 at Lawson Lake

Cub Scout Pack 1077

Cub Scout Pack 1077 participated in the Freeze Out 2017 to help support a worthy cause. While there they enjoyed fun winter activities! Learn more » 


Scouting Fun in 2015 & 2016!

Girl Scout Service Unit 190 annual Opening BonfireVoorheesville Pack 73 Girls Scouts SU 183 at Lawson Lake Camp Out 2016Latham Scouts improved an area during their service project camp out weekend

Girl Scout Service Unit 190

On September 11, 2016, Girl Scout Service Unit 190 held their annual Opening Bonfire to celebrate the start of the upcoming year! Learn more »

Voorheesville Pack 73

The scouts enjoyed camping out at Lawson Lake on a beautiful August weekend. They look forward to helping rebuild and clean up areas within the park! Learn more »

Girls Scouts Camp Out

Girl Scouts from Service Unit 183 spent the weekend at Lawson Lake for the first time. The scouts had all kinds of outdoors fun including boating, hiking, and more. The Girl Scouts will definitely be back! Learn more …

Boy Scouts Camp Out and Service Project

Latham area Boy Scouts spent the weekend of May 14, 2016 at the park for a camp out and service project. The Scouts made great improvements to the area of one of our walking trails. Learn more…

Boy Scouts Outing

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


DAWN TO DUSK

CARRY IN – CARRY OUT

Use of our buildings is by special permit.

For information, contact
Lawson Lake Information Center
293 Lawson Lake Road
Feura Bush, NY 12067
(518) 768-2560
lawsonlake@albanycountyny.gov


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.