The Grass River — or Grasse, as most now spell it — is one of the most beautiful rivers in the northwestern Adirondacks, though few know it well. That may change now that the New York Department of Environmental Conservation has issued management plans for the 288-square-mile Grass River Management Unit. » Continue Reading.
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Public Comment Sought On Grass River Area Management
The Adirondack Park Agency (APA) has announced they are now accepting public comment for the Grass River Wild Forest Unit Management Plan.
The APA will accept public comments until July 13, 2018 regarding Adirondack Park State Land Master Plan conformance for the proposed management actions. » Continue Reading.
Featured Hike: Lampson Falls Trail
Lampson Falls, located in the Grass River Wild Forest, is one of the most spectacular waterfalls in the Adirondacks with a vertical drop of approximately 100 feet. The 2,900-foot long accessible trail provides an enjoyable stroll through the forest ending at an overlook of the falls.
The majority of the trail is at a grade of 5% or less, however users should be prepared for steeper grades of up to 10% to get them to a point mid-falls for a great view of the falls and the surrounding area, level resting areas are provided at close intervals. » Continue Reading.
Comments Sought on Grass River Area Management
A Draft Unit Management Plan (UMP) for the Grass River Wild Forest, and Draft Recreation Management Plans (RMPs) for the Grass River Conservation Easement and the Tooley Pond Conservation Easement have been released by New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) for public review and comment.
DEC will accept public input on the draft UMP and RMPs at a public meeting on Monday, October 3, 2016 from 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm at Colton – Pierrepont Central School Auditorium, 4921 NY-56, in Colton. » Continue Reading.
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