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Basswood Pond State Forest

International Symbol of Accessibility

Accessible Features

Located in Otsego County, Basswood Pond offers great opportunities for warmwater fishing and picnicking, and features a path to a fishing platform and picnic tables. An accessible pit privy is also available.

Accessible path and fishing platform at Basswood Pond
Path and fishing platform at Basswood Pond

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From points East: Take St. Hwy. 80 West of Cooperstown. In Burlington, make a right onto County Route 16. Approximately 1 1/2 miles, make a left onto Basswood Road. Make first right on the State Forest Truck Trail and proceed to day use area.