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Sundown Wild Forest - Unit Management Plan

The Sundown Wild Forest is located in the southern Catskill Park, within Sullivan and Ulster Counties. The unit consists of several separated Forest Preserve parcels totaling approximately 29,500 acres. A fire tower is located on top of Red Hill, providing a 360 degree view of the surrounding area. Numerous streams including the Vernooy Kill and the Rondout Creek flow through the area.

In 1996, a Unit Management Plan (UMP) was completed for the Sundown Wild Forest. If you have questions or comments about the UMP, please contact us at r3.ump@dec.ny.gov.

Download the UMP

Sundown Wild Forest Unit Management Plan - PDF (7.4 MB) - This is a large file and may take a long time to download. As an alternative, you may download specific sections below.

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