Thayer Lake Park


Located 1 mile southwest of Thayer, this 10-acre lake was built by the railroad in the 1850's for water supply for steam engines. The 47 acre area includes excellent facilities for fishing as well as camping, hiking, and picnicking. Access is available via a rocked road parallel to Highway 34 just south of Thayer which leads to the entrance and a beautiful drive through pristine native timber. With two shelter houses, primitive camping and electric hook-ups, this area receives considerable usage throughout the spring, summer and fall months. It is one of the oldest recreation areas in the county.

Location

Thayer Lake Park is located 1 mile south and west of Thayer approximately 10 miles east of Afton and 12 miles west of Osceola

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Features

10 acre lake
8 campsites that will be renovated in 2010
2 open shelters
Pit latrine



Operating Hours & Seasons

This area is open year around