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Sucker Lake Conservation Easement Tract

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In 2000, the State of New York purchased a conservation easement on 214 acres located in the Town of Fine, St. Lawrence County. The tract is currently owned by the Ferguson Family. Conservation easement terms limit future development, require sustainable forestry practices, and provide specific public recreation opportunities.

Location and Access

The Sucker Lake Easement Tract is located in the Town of Fine in St. Lawrence County. The easement can be accessed from Sucker Lake Road, located off of Ridge Road.

These conservation easement lands can be located on the Fine and Oswegatchie 7.5"x 15" USGS topographic maps. Maps are available in many book and outdoor stores or directly from USGS.

Public Recreation

  • Non-motorized public use is permitted throughout the property, including hiking, biking, cross country skiing, and horseback riding, hunting, fishing, trapping, canoeing and other non-motorized water travel.
  • No public snowmobile or ATV use is currently permitted.
  • Please adhere to signage noting areas closed to the public for forest management purposes.

Information Requests and Suggestions

If you would like additional information on the Sucker Lake Conservation Easement Tract or on any other lands administered by the Department of Environmental Conservation, please consult the DEC Supervising Forester at the office below. Normal office hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.

In case of an emergency (24 hours/day): Forest Fire, Search and Rescue - (518) 891-0235

The Department of Environmental Conservation welcomes suggestions on how to improve the management of this area. Please send your suggestions to:

Supervising Forester
Lands and Forests
190 Outer Main Street, Suite 103
Potsdam, NY 13676
(315) 265-3090

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