Macomb Reservation State Park

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Macomb Reservation State Park
Macomb Reservation State Park is located in New York
Macomb Reservation State Park
Location of Macomb Reservation State Park within New York State
Type State park
Location 201 Campsite Road
Schuyler Falls, New York[1]
Coordinates 44°37′12″N 73°36′43″W / 44.62°N 73.612°W / 44.62; -73.612Coordinates: 44°37′12″N 73°36′43″W / 44.62°N 73.612°W / 44.62; -73.612
Area 600 acres (2.4 km2)[2]
Created 1968 (1968)[3]
Operated by New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation
Visitors 29,862 (in 2014)[4]
Open All year
Website Macomb Reservation State Park

Macomb Reservation State Park is a 600-acre (2.4 km2) state park[2] in the Town of Schuyler Falls in Clinton County, New York, United States. The park is located on the Salmon River, outside the Adirondack Park, and two miles (3.2 km) west of the hamlet of Schuyler Falls.

History[edit]

Macomb Reservation State Park occupies land previously used as a military training facility. New York State purchased 6,372 acres (25.79 km2) of federal property in April 1947, 600 acres (2.4 km2) of which were given over to the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation in 1968. The remainder of the purchased property is managed by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation for the purpose of reforestation.[3]

Park description[edit]

The park offers a beach, a playground and playing fields, picnic tables and pavilions, recreation programs, a nature trail, fishing (in Davis Pond or the Salmon River), a boat launch for non-motorized boats, a campground for tents and trailers, a dump station, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, and ice-skating.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Macomb Reservation State Park". NYS Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation. Retrieved April 29, 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "Section O: Environmental Conservation and Recreation, Table O-9". 2014 New York State Statistical Yearbook (PDF). The Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government. 2014. p. 673. Retrieved February 27, 2016. 
  3. ^ a b NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (May 10, 2010). State Park Acquisition Record and Document Review (PDF) (Report). p. 17. Retrieved May 31, 2015. 
  4. ^ "State Park Annual Attendance Figures by Facility: Beginning 2003". Data.ny.gov. Retrieved April 29, 2016. 

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