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Grass River Wild Forest - Unit Management Plan

The Grass River Wild Forest is comprised of several parcels of Forest Preserve located in the Towns of Clare, Clifton, Colton and Fine in St. Lawrence County. Together along with two conservation easements--Long Pond and Champion--these Forest Preserve and conservation easement lands add up to approximately 54,000 acres. The unit is bounded on the west and north by the Adirondack Park Blue Line, on the north and east by State Route 56, and on the south by State Route 3 and the Oswegatchie River.

For a description of recreational opportunities in the unit, please visit the Grass River Wild Forest recreation page.

Status of the UMP

The Department adopted a Unit Management Plan (UMP) for the Grass River Wild Forest in 1990, and is currently working on a revision to the UMP. If you have questions about the current UMP or the UMP process, please contact us at: r6.ump@dec.ny.gov.

Download the UMP

Grass River Wild Forest Unit Management Plan - PDF (2.6 MB)

2004 Amendment - Lampson Falls Accessible Features

This amendment proposed the designation of an accessible parking area, kiosk and trail to Lampson Falls.

2004 Amendment to the Grass River Wild Forest UMP - PDF (1.5 MB)

1993 Amendment - Bicycle Trail Designation

This amendment proposed the designation of bicycle trails in multiple units, including Grass River Wild Forest.

1993 Amendment to the Grass River Wild Forest UMP - PDF (1.3 MB)


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