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Forest Preserve Unit Descriptions

Attention hikers and outdoor enthusiasts: DEC's Places to Go page provides a more complete listing of forest preserve lands, state forests, wildlife management areas, and other state recreational lands, and includes links to informational pages including maps and directions, points of interest, and other helpful information. We recommend that you use the Places to Go page instead of this page if you are looking to visit a forest preserve unit.

View DEC's statement on power driven mobility devices.

The following is a list of some, but not all, forest preserve units.

Southern Catskills (DEC Region 3)

Northern Catskills (DEC Region 4)

Eastern Adirondacks (DEC Region 5)

Western Adirondacks (DEC Region 6)

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