The following regulation is codified within New York Codes, Rules and Regulations (NYCRR) under…
- Title 6, Department of Environmental Conservation
190.37 Lower Salmon River State Forest
In addition to other applicable general provisions of this Part, the following requirements apply to Lower Salmon River State Forest. In the event of a conflict, these specific provisions will control.
For the purposes of this section, Lower Salmon River State Forest refers to all those State lands under the jurisdiction of the Department of Environmental Conservation in Constables Purchase Townships 10 and 11 and Scriba’s Patent Townships 21 and 22 located along and in the vicinity of the Salmon River from Interstate 81 upstream to Bennett Bridges on Oswego County Route 22, excluding those lands designated as the Salmon River Fish Hatchery, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Training Academy, Altmar State Forest and fisherman’s parking areas. The lands referred to are a long, irregularly shaped corridor running along the Salmon River for a distance of about 10 miles starting at the Village of Pulaski and extending east to the Lower Salmon River Reservoir. The Lower Salmon State Forest is located in the Towns of Albion, Orwell, and Richland and the Villages of Altmar and Pulaski in Oswego County, being the same lands as more particularly described in deeds conveying such lands to the People of the State of New York, on file in the Department of Environmental Conservation, Albany, New York, and duly recorded in the office of the county clerk of Oswego County.
(b) Camping, including camping in vehicles, is prohibited. No camp, tent, trailer, lean-to or structure of any kind shall be erected or maintained within the area.
(c) No person shall discharge a rifle, shotgun, handgun or muzzle loader, except while lawfully hunting or trapping.
(d) Target shooting is prohibited.
(e) In addition to the provisions set forth in section 190.1 of this Part, the use of fire is prohibited, except for charcoal or gas grills, from May 1st through October 31st. The general fire regulations found in section 190.1 of this Part shall apply from November 1st through April 30th.
(f) The use of snowmobiles is prohibited except on designated snowmobile trails.