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Pepperbox Wilderness - 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 smaller wilderness areas in the Adirondacks.

A Unit Management Plan (UMP) was completed for the Pepperbox Wilderness in 1985. If you have questions about the UMP, please email us at r6.ump@dec.ny.gov.

Download the UMP

Pepperbox Wilderness Unit Management Plan - PDF (2.8 MB)

2015 Amendment - Primitive Tent Site and Trail Designation

This amendment proposes the formal designation of a primitive tent site near Gregg Lake and the formal designation of a foot trail for access to the tent site.

2015 Amendment to the Pepperbox Wilderness Unit Management Plan - PDF (350 KB)

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