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Phoenicia Wild Forest - Unit Management Plan

The Phoenicia 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-Westkill 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.

2008 Catskill Park State Land Master Plan

In August 2008, DEC finalized the revision of the Catskill Park State Land Master Plan. Prior to the plan's adoption, the Phoenicia Wild Forest was called the Phoenicia-Mount Tobias Wild Forest. A unit management plan (UMP) for the Phoenicia-Mount Tobias Wild Forest was completed in 1994. If you have questions or would like to obtain a copy of the UMP, please contact us at r3ump@gw.dec.state.ny.us.

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