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Pigeon Lake Wilderness - Unit Management Plan

The Pigeon Lake Wilderness is located in the west central Adirondacks in the Towns of Inlet and Long Lake, Hamilton County, and Webb, Herkimer County. The wilderness is comprised of approximately 50,100 acres of state land and lies between four of the larger bodies of water in the Adirondacks--Big Moose Lake, Stillwater Reservoir, Raquette Lake and the Fulton Chain of Lakes.

For a description of recreational opportunities in the unit, please visit the Pigeon Lake Wilderness recreation page.

Status of the UMP

The Department adopted a Unit Management Plan (UMP) for the Pigeon Lake Wilderness in 1992. If you have questions about the UMP, please e-mail us at

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Pigeon Lake Wilderness Unit Management Plan - PDF (6.74 MB) - This is a large document and may be slow to download. As an alternative you may download specific sections using the links below.

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