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Split Rock Mountain Wild Forest - Unit Management Plan

The 3,700 acre Split Rock Mountain Wild Forest (SRMWF) is located in the eastern Adirondacks, near Lake Champlain in the towns of Essex and Westport, Essex County. The Split Rock Mountain Wild Forest consists of several geographical-linked units within a ten mile radius of each other: Split Rock Mountain - including the Lake Champlain Palisades, Webb Royce Swamp, the Westport Boat Launch Site, and the Whallonsburg Fishing Access Site.

For a description of recreational opportunities in the unit, please visit the Split Rock Mountain Wild Forest recreation page.

Status of the UMP

The Department adopted a Unit Management Plan (UMP) for the Split Rock Mountain Wild Forest in 2005. If you have questions about the UMP, please e-mail us at: r5.ump@dec.ny.gov.

Download the UMP

Split Rock Mountain Wild Forest Unit Management Plan - PDF (2.06 MB)