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Delaware Wild Forest

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Accessible Features

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International Symbol of Accessibility

The following sites are located in Delaware Wild Forest and have been designed to provide universal access.

Big Pond

The Big Pond campsite is not accessible at this time, awaiting necessary work.

Russell Brook Campsite and Trout Pond Lean-to

Russell Brook campsite is a primitive campsite located about six miles north of Roscoe, NY. This roadside site features an accessible fire ring and pit privy. The Trout Pond Access Route is a little further down the road. It is a gated route that allows access with a Motorized Access Program for People with Disabilities (MAPPWD) permit. The route leads to an accessible campsite with lean-to and pit privy.

A picture of a very calm Trout Pond
A view of Trout Pond
Directions:

From the South: From Roscoe, NY, take Rt. 206 North. Make a left onto Jug Tavern Road (sign not clearly visible). Follow Jug Tavern Road to the end. Make a left onto Campbell Mt. Road and follow to the end. Make a left onto Morton Hill Road. Make a right onto Russell Brook Road and proceed to parking area. Note: Russell Brook Road from the South is closed due to an impassable bridge.
From the North: From Downsville, NY, take Rt. 206 South. Make a right onto Jug Tavern Road and proceed as directed above.

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