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White Pond Multiple Use Area

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White Pond Multiple Use Area contains 276 acres, 125 of which include White Pond. There is a trail which runs from the parking lot on White Pond Road and ends at the road at the other end of the pond.

This property was previously a New York City reservoir and was transferred to State ownership. An old stone sluiceway runs from the dam toward the middle of the pond. Bass and sunfish often gather along the stones. The pond itself can become weedy in summer and large stones are submerged in piles along the roadside edge.

Facilities include a large parking lot, boat access, and an accessible fishing pier. Car-top boats and boats with electric motors are allowed on this pond. Fishing is permitted, but swimming is not encouraged. There are no other facilities at White Pond.

Accessible Features

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From the parking area, there is an entrance to an accessible path along the water, with a resting area. At the end of the path is an accessible fishing pier. Fish present at this site are Largemouth Bass, Chain Pickerel, Walleye, Yellow Perch and Bluegill.

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A view of White Pond

Do not litter. Carry out what you carry in. Burying of refuse is prohibited.

Volunteer Projects

DEC appreciates public assistance. Volunteer projects will be considered, if consistent with management policy and legal constraints. Volunteer projects are always subject to DEC supervision.

Important Numbers

State Forest Office: 845-256-3078
Forest Ranger Dispatch: 845-256-3013