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Wilcox Lake Wild Forest - Draft Unit Management Plan

The Wilcox Lake Wild Forest is located in the southeastern area of the Adirondack Park and is made up of approximately 140,000 acres of Forest Preserve lands in Warren, Hamilton, Saratoga and Fulton Counties. Nearby communities include Stony Creek, Thurman, Bakers Mills, Day, Wells, Hope Falls, and Northville. The unit is generally bounded on the north by State Route 8, on the east by the Hudson River, on the south by the Adirondack Park Blue Line, and on the west by State Route 30. The unit offers many recreational opportunities, including hiking to the fire tower on Hadley Mountain, camping on Wilcox Lake, and ice fishing on Garnet Lake. With over forty-five miles of marked trails available, there are countless opportunities for hiking, skiing, and snowmobiling in the unit.

The Department released the Draft Unit Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement for Wilcox Lake Wild Forest in December 2006. If you have questions or comments about the UMP process, please email us at: r5.ump@dec.ny.gov.

Wilcox Lake Wild Forest Draft Unit Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement (28.2 Mb pdf) This file is very large and may take a long time to download or even cause some computers to crash. As an alternative, you may download specific sections of the plan below.

Sections for Easier Downloading:

Appendix L (Maps: Community Snowmobile Access)
Appendix M (Maps: Individual Management Actions)