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Pepperbox Wilderness Area - Unit Management Plan

The Pepperbox Wilderness is located on the western side of the Adirondack Park, entirely within the Town of Webb, Herkimer County and just north of the Moshier Reservoir and the Beaver River. At 14,600 acres, Pepperbox is one of the smallest Wilderness areas in the Adirondacks.

A unit management plan (UMP) was completed for the Pepperbox Wilderness Area in 1985. If you have questions or would like a copy of the UMP, please email us at r6.ump@dec.ny.gov.

2015 Draft Amendment - Lean-to Construction and Trail Designation

This amendment proposes the construction of a lean-to near Gregg Lake and the designation of a foot trail for access to the lean-to.

Public Comment Opportunity

The Department will be accepting public comments on the Draft UMP Amendment until May 15, 2015. Please send comments to the contact below:

Matt Nowak, Senior Natural Resources Planner
7327 State Route 812
Lowville, NY 13367

Download the Draft UMP Amendment

2015 Draft Amendment to the Pepperbox Wilderness Unit Management Plan - PDF (144 KB)

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