State Forest

Allen Lake State Forest

Published on February 9, 2015
Allen Lake State Forest
Allen Lake State Forest (Allegany Reforestation Area #23) is located in the Towns of Allen and Caneadea in Allegany County. Allen Lake State Forest covers a total of 2,421 acres. Camping, hunting, fishing, boating, snowmobiling, geo-caching. The floating pier at Allen Lake is accessible to persons with disabilities for fishing. There is an accessible, concrete approach and a floating T-dock.
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Altmar State Forest

Published on February 9, 2015
Altmar State Forest
Altmar State Forest (Oswego #6) encompasses 959 acres of land and is located in the town of Albion in Northeastern Oswego County. Hunting, trapping, fishing, hiking, and snowmobiling are just some of the informal recreational activities that can be undertaken within the rustic environment of Altmar State Forest.
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Ambler State Forest

Published on February 9, 2015
Ambler State Forest
Ambler State Forest is situated on a hillside overlooking the Unadilla River valley, just west of the village of South New Berlin. The forest consists of 629 acres of State land that is a rich blend of native hardwoods and softwoods, as well as plantations of various softwood species planted by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) between 1932 and 1934.…
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Backbone State Forest

Published on February 9, 2015
Backbone State Forest
Backbone State Forest is adjacent to the northeast corner of Backbone State Park, 4 miles south of Strawberry Point. Access to these 186 acres of pine plantations and upland hardwood forest is from a parking lot located just east of the north entrance to Backbone State Park. This parking lot is a convenient place to unload horses or snowmobiles. Although…
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Baker School House State Forest

Published on February 9, 2015
Baker School House State Forest
Baker School House State Forest (Cortland #12) encompasses 1,276 acres and is located in the towns of Freetown and Solon in the middle of Cortland County. Its primitive nature makes it ideal for activities such as hiking, hunting, trapping, bird watching, nature observation, and informal camping. Baker School House State Forest has a section of the Finger Lakes Trail System…
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Bald Eagle State Forest

Published on February 9, 2015
Bald Eagle State Forest
There are thirteen streams within the Bald Eagle District totaling 47 miles that are stocked and fishable. Driving and walking for pleasure is a major outdoor recreational use of the forest. The District has 340 miles of drivable roads and about the same number of miles of trails. There are five designated scenic drives. The Mid-State Trail traverses the District…
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Bald Mountain State Forest

Published on February 9, 2015
Bald Mountain State Forest
Bald Mountain State Forest (Allegany Reforestation Area #22) is located in the Town of Angelica in Allegany County. Bald Mountain State Forest covers a total of 764 acres. Hunting, snowmobling, camping, geo-caching.
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Balsam Creek State Forest

Published on February 9, 2015
Balsam Creek State Forest
This 559 acre state forest, located in the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains, is bisected by the 150 foot deep Balsam Creek valley. Balsam Creek and its tributary to the north, Cold Creek, are well known spring fed trout streams. The hardwood forests abound with valuable high quality hard maple and black cherry sawtimber and veneer. Wildlife found here includes…
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Balsam Swamp State Forest

Published on February 9, 2015
Balsam Swamp State Forest
Balsam Swamp State Forest, is comprised of Chenango Reforestation Areas # 17 and 34, totaling 2,679 acres. This forest is located in parts of four towns: Pharsalia, Pitcher, McDonough and German. The main attraction of this forest is Balsam Pond. The impoundment is approximately 152 acres and is a popular destination for fishing and paddle boat sports. A small rustic…
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