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Snowmobile Plan for the Adirondack Park

The cover of the Snowmobile Plan final GEIS

In October 2006, then DEC Commissioner Denise Sheehan and Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (OPRHP) Commissioner Bernadette Castro released the Snowmobile Plan for the Adirondack Park/Final GEIS. The Plan is a supplement of the State of New York Snowmobile Trail Plan (Statewide Snowmobile Plan), adopted by OPRHP in 1989.

The Adirondack Park snowmobile trail system encompasses more than 1,800 miles of trail on both public and private land. As part of the planning and environmental review process, the trail system was analyzed and a preferred alternative was developed. Included in the preferred alternative is a proposal for the establishment of a community connection trail system. It also outlines a new trail classification system and standards for developing and maintaining trails on DEC managed lands in the Park, while remaining consistent with Article XIV of the State Constitution and respecting the rights and interests of private landowners.

Snowmobile Plan for the Adirondack Park (PDF) (3.3 Mb) This is a large document and may be slow to download. As an alternative you may download specific sections using the links below.

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To obtain a printed copy of the plan, or the plan on a CD, please call us at 518-473-9518, or e-mail us at: Lands and Forests Adirondack Park