How many acres are in the Moose River plains?

How many acres are in the Moose River plains?

The 79,487-acre Moose River Plains Complex is part of the Adirondack Forest Preserve and includes the 64,322-acre Moose River Plains Wild Forest, the 2,907-acre Moose River Plains Camping Corridor and the 12,258-acre Little Moose Wilderness.

Are there any restrictions on driving on the Moose River plains?

Season and vehicle use restrictions apply. Public vehicular traffic along the Moose River Plains Road is welcome from Memorial Day to the close of deer hunting season each year. It is recommended that if there is snow on the ground that you have a 4×4 or chains on your vehicle if you plan to enter the area.

Can you ski on the Moose River plains?

Cross-country skiing and snowshoeing are permitted on all hiking trails, and nearly 16 miles of trails within the Moose River Plains Complex have been designated for skiing only. Black Bear Mountain Ski Trails are popular with skiers and snowshoers as they are not open to snowmobiles.

How many miles of snowmobile trails are in the Moose River?

The Moose River Plains Complex features a nearly 73-mile network of snowmobile routes divided almost equally between seasonal access roads and trails. The network connects to snowmobile trails outside the complex linking the communities of Indian Lake, Inlet and Raquette Lake. Cross-country skiers and snowshoers may also use snowmobile trails.

Where can I camp in the Moose River plains?

Camping is a very popular activity in the Moose River Plains Complex. There are 116 primitive roadside campsites located along the Limekiln Lake-Cedar River Road, Otter Brook Road, Rock Dam Road and short spur roads off of them. Roadside campsites are numbered and most have a picnic table, fireplace and privy.

Can I fish the Moose River Plains complex?

Anglers may use the same trailheads and trails as hikers, the same hand launches as paddlers, the same boat launches as boaters and the same camp sites as campers to access and fish these waters. The Moose River Plains Complex provides a multitude of opportunities for trout and bass fishing.