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Camp Santanoni Historic Area - Draft Unit Management Plan

2015 Draft Unit Management Plan Revision

This revised Camp Santanoni Historic Area UMP updates and builds on the foundation laid in 2000 when the Camp Santanoni Historic Area was created and the initial UMP approved. The purpose of this plan is to address the unique needs of the Area, to preserve the historic fabric of the site, and to respond to events which have subsequently transpired such as the loss of the Farm Complex Dairy Barn which was a significant symbolic and interpretive component of the site. This document also reflects an attempt to learn from and build on the experience after the Historic Area was created in 2000.

For a description of recreational opportunities in the unit, please visit the Camp Santanoni recreation page.

Status of the UMP

The Department released a Draft Unit Management Plan for the Camp Santanoni Historic Area in June 2015, and is currently developing the final plan. For questions regarding the planning process, please contact us at adirondackpark@dec.ny.gov.

Download the Draft UMP

2015 Camp Santanoni Historic Area Draft Unit Management Plan (PDF) (17.65 MB) - this is a large file and may take a long time to download. As an alternative, individual sections are available for download below.

Sections for Easier Downloading

2000 Unit Management Plan

Camp Santanoni Historic Area (CSHA) is a natural, cultural and historical treasure that exemplifies the very best of the Adirondack Great Camps and provides the public with an opportunity to experience and learn about an important aspect of Adirondack and New York State heritage. Santanoni is located in the Town of Newcomb, Essex County, it is a 32.2 acre Historic Area. The Camp Santanoni lands were acquired by the State in 1972 from the Melvin family of Syracuse with the assistance of the Adirondack Nature Conservancy and the National Park Service.

Download the Original UMP

2000 Camp Santanoni Historic Area Unit Management Plan (PDF) (1.26 MB)