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Phoenicia-Mt. Tobias Wild Forest - Unit Management Plan

The Phoenicia-Mt. Tobias Wild Forest unit consists of about 7,300 acres of New York State Forest Preserve lands within the Towns of Shandaken, Woodstock, and Olive in Ulster County. The unit is composed of five widely spaced holdings, three of which are near State Route 28 and relatively accessible to the public. The area serves as a bridge between the Slide Mountain Wilderness, the Hunter-West Kill Wilderness, and the Indian Head Wilderness. The Tremper Mountain Fire Tower is a popular hiking spot and the parcel is near Phoenicia, the historic travel crossroads of the Catskills.

A unit management plan (UMP) for the Phoenicia-Mt. Tobias Wild Forest was completed in 1994.

Phoenicia-Mt. Tobias Wild Forest UMP (PDF) 1.4 MB

(Appendix C, describing the easements that were part of the acquisition, is not included in the above PDF. You can request a paper copy by emailing the address below.)

If you have questions, please contact us at r3.ump@dec.ny.gov.

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