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Wolf Brook Multiple Use Area

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The 585-acre Wolf Brook Multiple Use Area features 1.9 miles of trails and unpaved roads. Wolf Brook Multiple Use Area is adjacent to the Neversink River Unique Area.

Featured Activities

Fishing

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General information on fishing includes how-to and safety tips and links to seasons, rules & regulations

There are fishing opportunities on the Wolf Pond Brook and Mullet Brook, both are tributaries of the Neversink River.

There are additional stream fishing sites on the Neversink River. Fish species include brook trout, brown trout and rainbow trout. A pamphlet is available with maps of state lands and public fishing rights that depicts the Public Access for Fishing the Neversink River (PDF 1 MB).

Southeastern NY Fishing provides information on fishing in the area and links to top fishing waters, stocking lists, public fishing access and waters open to ice fishing listed by county.

Hiking

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General information on hiking includes how-to and safety tips and links to rules & regulations

The two trails, Wolf Brook Road and Powerline Road, are wide and relatively flat. These trails are open to hiking, horseback riding, cross-country skiing and biking.

  • Power Line Road is a 0.7-mile trail on an unpaved road over flat terrain.
  • Wolf Brook Woods Road is a 1.2-mile trail on an unpaved over flat terrain.

Camping

primitive camping

General information on primitive camping includes how-to and safety tips and links to rules & regulations

There are no designated campsites; however, 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

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General Information on hunting and general information on trapping includes how-to and safety tips with links to seasons, rules & regulations

Hunting and trapping are allowed during appropriate seasons. White-tailed deer and black bears are popular game species in the area. Many species of small game and furbearers are also found in the area and surrounding landscape. Turkeys, grouse, squirrels, beaver, fox and coyote are just a few of the game species available for hunters, trappers and wildlife enthusiasts.

Wildlife

General information on animals includes links to information about birds, mammals, fish, reptiles, amphibians and insects that inhabit or migrate through the state.

Directions

All coordinates provided are in decimal degrees using NAD83/WGS84 datum.

  • Wolf Brook Road North Parking Lot (41.591309°N, 74.609297°W) Google Maps (leaves DEC website)
  • Wolf Brook Road South Parking Lot (41.576563°N, 74.614399°W) Google Maps (leaves DEC website)

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 Wolf Brook Multiple Use Area must follow all State Land Use Regulations and should follow all Outdoor Safety Practices for the safety of the user and protection of the resource.

Specific Rules

Snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, mountain biking, snowmobiling and horseback riding are allowed within the property but there are no designated trails or maintained areas for these activities.

How We Manage Wolf Brook Multiple Use Area

DEC manages these lands in accordance with the management activities described in the Neversink River Unit Management Plan (PDF, 2.11 MB) and the September 2013 Amendment to the Plan (PDF, 2.41 MB). In addition to management objectives, the UMP contains 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 at r3.ump@dec.ny.gov.

Nearby State Lands, Facilities, Amenities & Other Information

DEC Lands & Facilities

Lodging and dining, gas, food and other supplies may be found in the nearby communities of Monticello, Rock Hill and Wurtsboro.

Sullivan County Tourism (leaves DEC website) can provide information about other recreation, attractions and amenities in this area.

Numerous guide books and maps are available with information on the lands, waters, trails and other recreational facilities in this area. These can be purchased at most outdoor equipment retailers, bookstores and on-line booksellers.

Additional information, outdoor equipment, trip suggestions and guided or self-guided tours may be obtained from outdoor guide and outfitting businesses. Check area chambers of commerce, telephone directories or search the internet for listings.

Consider hiring an outdoor guide if you have little experience or woodland skills. See the NYS Outdoor Guides Association (leaves DEC website) for information on outdoor guides.