Department of Environmental Conservation

D E C banner

Pine Hill State Forest, Delaware County

Pine Hill State Forest locator map

primitve campinghuntingtrappingMotorized access routesIcon key

This 1,089-acre state forest is located in the northernmost part of the Town of Masonville. Pine Hill, Bundy Hollow and Parker Hollow Roads provide the main access points to this area. The forest is nearly completely forested with both plantations and natural stands in various stages of succession. This variety of forest types will enhance hunting opportunities. Hiking is allowed on all state forests but there are no designated trails on this property.

Featured Activities

Camping

primitive camping

General information on primitive camping includes how-to and safety tips and links to rules & regulations. At-large primitive camping is allowed. Campsites must be at least 150 feet away from the nearest road, trail, or body of water. Camping for more than three nights or in groups of ten or more requires a permit from a Forest Ranger.

Hunting & Trapping

hunting
trapping

General Information on hunting and general information on trapping includes how-to and safety tips with links to seasons, rules & regulations. Hunting and trapping is permitted on Pine Hill State Forest.

Accessible Features

Motorized access routes

General information on accessible recreation includes links to other locations with accessible recreation opportunities and information on permits for motorized access. Accessible trails exist for the Motorized (ATV) Access Program for People with Dissabilities (MAPPWD) with the appropriate permit at Bundy Hollow Road and off of Pine Hill Road. Please call (607) 652-7365 for more information.

Directions

Pine Hill State Forest lies at the top of Pine Hill. To access this state forest take Pine Hill Road north from Masonville or south from Sidney to the intersection with Pine Hill Road #1. Bundy Hollow Road also provides access to the western portion of the area. Bundy Hollow Road is 2 miles north of Masonville off NYS Route 8.

Rules, Regulations and Outdoor Safety

Practice Leave No Trace (Leaves DEC website) principles when recreating on state land to enjoy the outdoors responsibly; minimize impact on the natural resources and avoid conflicts with other users.

All users of Pine Hill State Forest must follow all State Land Use Regulations and should follows all Outdoor Safety Practices for the safety of the user and protection of the resource.

How We Manage Pine Hill State Forest

DEC is developing a unit management plan (UMP) which will describe the management activities for these lands. In addition to management objectives, the UMP will contain detailed information on natural features, recreational infrastructure, geology, natural & human history, habitats, wildlife, fisheries and much more.

If you have questions and/or comments about this UMP, please email us (r4.ump@dec.ny.gov)

Nearby Amenities and Attractions

Pine Hill State Forest is convenient to:

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (leaves DEC's website) also manages property in the vicinity.

Delaware County Tourism Webpage provides additional information. (leaves DEC website).

Information regarding where to find amenities:

Gas, food and other supplies may be found in the nearby communities of Sidney and Masonville.
Dining and lodging opportunities can be found in the nearby community of Sidney.


  • PDF Help
  • For help with PDFs on this page, please call 607-652-7365.
  • Contact for this Page
  • Lands and Forest, Region 4
    65561 State HIghway 10
    Stamford, NY 12167
    607-652-7365
    Send us an email
  • This Page Covers
  • Page applies to Region 4