It is now open season at LETRA and the park now offers a wide range of amenities including camping, fishing, swimming, hiking and biking. Many people reserve the Lodge for weddings and receptions because of the picturesque photo opportunities and serene setting.
There’s been a lot of changes to the Lake Elmer Thomas Recreation Area with additional water activities and admission to the park is free.
LETRA offers several activities including a remodeled miniature golf course, walking and biking around the lake, six playgrounds and an archery range with 3-D targets.
Here are some of the amenities.
- Archery range – The archery range features an elevated shooting platform and new stationary targets have been ordered to replace the bales of hay.
- Fishing tournaments – Everyone is invited to test their fishing skills or just have some fun at Lake Elmer Thomas Recreation Area’s Fishing Tournament on June 16.
- Bicycle rentals – LETRA now offers bicycles and helmets in all sizes so the whole family can go bike riding.
- Watercraft rentals – The price for watercraft rental ranges from $8 to $25 an hour and for miniature golf the cost is $4 per person.
- Lakeside cabins – Ten rustic wooden cabins on the west side of the park are available for rent in three different sizes: there are four small cabins, which accommodate up to four people; three medium cabins which accommodate up to six people; and three large cabins which accommodate seven people.
- WiFi, Satellite TV available – Patrons renting a cabin or staying at the RV Park also have Internet and satellite TV access.
- New playground near RV Park – Contains 45 pull-through spaces available featuring both 30- and 50-amp service and on-site waste disposal and fresh water.
- Lakeside Lodge
LETRA also features a lakeside Lodge with a view of Mount Scott from the windows and deck, which is available for reservation in four and eight-hour blocks.
No outside catering can be brought in, but the Patriot Club or the Impact Zone offers on-site catering or customers can prepare food and bring it to the Lodge.
One of the events for LETRA is the Co-Op Military Appreciation Family Fun Day July 14. The event is open to all military and their families and Co-Op partners.