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Black River Wild Forest - Unit Management Plan

The Black River Wild Forest is located in the south-western foothills of the Adirondack Park. The unit is comprised of over 121,000 acres of Forest Preserve lands in Herkimer, Lewis, Hamilton, and Oneida counties.

A Unit Management Plan (UMP) was completed for the Black River Wild Forest in 1996. If you have questions or comments on this UMP, please email us at: r6.ump@dec.ny.gov.

Download the UMP

Black River Wild Forest Unit Management Plan - PDF (7.1 MB) - This is a large file and may be slow to download. As an alternative, you may download specific sections below.

Sections for Easier Downloading

2004 Amendment - Closure of Roads to ATV Use

This amendment proposed the closure of 38 roads to public ATV access within several units, including Black River Wild Forest.

2004 Amendment to the Black River Wild Forest UMP - PDF (2.11 MB)

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