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Lake Champlain Islands Complex - Unit Management Plan

The Lake Champlain Islands Management Complex encompasses approximately 1,134 acres of Forest Preserve lands on six of the seven state owned Lake Champlain Islands - Valcour, Schuyler, Cole, Garden, Sheepshead, and Signal Buoy. A seventh state-owned Island, Crab Island, is located outside of the Adirondack Park, is administered by The Office of Parks Recreation and Historic Preservation (OPRHP), and will not be addressed in this Unit Management Plan (UMP). There are also 28 acres of land that make up the three boat launch sites (BLS) in the Management Complex that are administered by the Department's Bureau of Fisheries: Peru Dock BLS, Port Douglas BLS and Willsboro Bay BLS.

For a description of recreational opportunities in the unit, please visit the Lake Champlain Islands Complex recreation page.

Status of the UMP

The Department adopted a Unit Management Plan (UMP) for the Lake Champlain Islands Management Complex in 2017. If you have questions about the UMP, please contact us at r5.ump@dec.ny.gov.

Download the UMP

Lake Champlain Islands Management Complex Unit Management Plan - (PDF, 4.2 MB)


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