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Grass River Wild Forest

The Grass River Wild Forest is located in the St Lawrence County Town of Clare on the western border of the Adirondack Forest Preserve.

Accessible Features

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Lampson Falls Trail

Lampson Falls Accessible Trail

Lampson Falls is one of the most spectacular waterfalls in the Adirondacks with a vertical drop of approximately 100 feet. The 2900-foot long trail provides an enjoyable roll through the forest land ending at an overlook on the falls. The majority of the trail is at a grade of 5% or less, however, users should be prepared for steeper grades of up to 10% to get them to a point mid-falls for a great view of the falls and the surrounding area, level resting areas are provided at close intervals.


The accessible trail is located on the west side of County Route 27, approximately 4 miles north of the Hamlet of Degrasse if traveling north or approximately 5 miles south of County Route 24 if traveling south.

Tooley Pond Campsite and Waterway Access

Accessible path to the edge of a pond

Tooley Pond is a remote waterway in the southeastern Town of Clare that is popular with local campers and canoers. The waterway access, picnic and camping site, renovated in 2011, features an accessible path to the water's edge and designated accessible parking, along with an accessible tent camping site across the road. The campsite features a new accessible privy, a large area with a hardened surface, and an accessible picnic table with a great view of the pond.


Tooley Pond is located on the Tooley Pond Road, approximately six miles northwest of State Route 3 in Cranberry Lake and approximately 12 miles southeast of County Route 27 in the Town of Russell.

Full listing of DEC's Accessible Recreation Destinations.