Sunday, April 22, 2018

Cranberry Lake Boat Launch Comments Sought

Cranberry Lake Boat LaunchThe Adirondack Park Agency (APA) and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) have announced they are holding a joint public comment period to solicit comments for the Cranberry Lake Boat Launch Unit Management Plan. Public comment will be accepted until April 27, 2018.

The Cranberry Lake Boat Launch Site is located in the Town of Clifton, St. Lawrence County, NY. It is approximately 70 miles east of Watertown and 30 miles west of Tupper Lake on NYS Route 3. The boat launch is in the Hamlet of Cranberry Lake about one-quarter mile south of NYS Route 3 on Columbian Road.

Proposed actions include:

Creation of two accessible parking spaces and access aisle;
Creation of two accessible parking spaces for vehicles with trailers; and access aisle;
Creation of an accessible outdoor recreation access route to connect parking with accessible beach launch and accessible port-a-Johns;
Addition of a floating dock for paddlers and rowers.

For more information, download the proposed unit manage plan from DEC’s website.

All comments must be received by April 27, 2018. Address all written comments pertaining to the proposed activities and their conformance to the Adirondack Park State Land Master Plan to:

Richard McDonald, Stewardship Biologist
317 Washington Street
Watertown, NY 13601
(315) 785-2263

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