Thompson Park

Thompson Park

Emily Fell
Watertown, NY
# of Trails
Public Area
Miles of Trails
Multiple Footpaths
Level of Difficulty
Call 911 for Emergencies

Connect with nature

  • Biking
  • Playgrounds
  • Picnic Areas
  • Swimming
  • Walking & Hiking

Experience the best of all seasons at the historic Thompson Park in Watertown, New York.

In the summer, dive into refreshing delights with a pool and splash pad. Little ones will enjoy the fantastic playground.

As winter blankets the park, embrace the snowy beauty with cross-country skiing on scenic trails, and indulge in the thrill of sledding down hills for an all-encompassing outdoor adventure.

Thompson Park is distinguished by its Olmsted-designed landscape, offering a timeless and intentional harmony between nature and recreation.

open area with some trees and an amazing overlook
two kids hugging a large tree

Explore IRLC Preserves

With five public preserves across three counties, adventure awaits you.

Indian River Lakes Conservancy (IRLC) carefully stewards the land and water to preserve the natural character of the region, with a focus on protecting clean water, fish and wildlife, and the scenic vistas along the shores of the lakes and the Indian River. Encounter the beauty of Indian River Lakes at a preserve near you!