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Saint Regis Canoe Area - Unit Management Plan

The only designated canoe area in New York State, the Saint Regis Canoe Area (SRCA) is an area where the number and proximity of lakes and ponds make possible a remote and unconfined type of water-oriented recreation in an essentially wilderness setting. The SRCA, which covers 18,400 acres, includes St. Regis Mountain, St. Regis and Long ponds, sections of the east and west branches of the St. Regis River, and 56 other waterbodies. This area is part of a network of recreational waterways in New York State that attract canoeists and kayakers from across the country. In addition, the SRCA offers excellent opportunities for hiking, cross-country skiing, hunting and fishing.

A Unit Management Plan for the Saint Regis Canoe Area was adopted in June 2006. If you have question or comments about the plan, please e-mail us at: r5.ump@dec.ny.gov

Saint Regis Canoe Area Unit Management Plan (4.1 mb pdf)