Colton State Forest Unit
The Colton unit includes eight separate State Forests, totaling 11,046 acres, clustered in central St. Lawrence county. The Reforestation Areas are located in the towns of Colton, Hopkinton, Parishville, Pierrepont, and Potsdam. The areas are not in the Adirondack Park, although some of the State Forests border the Adirondack Park.
These State Forests offer many recreational opportunities, including hiking, cross country skiing, mountain biking, hunting and fishing.
The unit contains snowmobile trails in addition to some designated New York State Snowmobile Corridor Trails.
The forests will be managed under the principle for multiple uses, including watershed protection, timber production, recreation and associated activities.
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