Sterling Forest State Park


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Sterling Forest State Park


Location:On Route 17 just south of Route 17A in Tuxedo.
Facilities:Visitor center, boat launch, bike trail, hiking trail, gift shop, museum/visitor center (é), scenic views.
Activities:Hiking, fishing, hunting (with restrictions), biking, boating, ice fishing, snowshoeing, recreation programs.
Special Features:Park is a nearly pristine natural refuge in the midst of one of the nation's most densely populated areas. The park's deep forest provides habitat for the black bear and rare species of invertebrates and plants, as well as a variety of hawks and songbirds.
Address:116 Old Forge Rd
Tuxedo, NY 10987

Phone:845-351-5907
Web: www.nysparks.com/parks/info.asp?parkId=81
Size: 18,215 acres.

See other parks in New York.
Parks Directory of the United States, 5th Edition. © 2007 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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