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Whitney Property, Little Tupper Lake, Lake Lila

Adirondack Trail, State Rt. 30, near Tupper Lake in Franklin County

Burn Road, formerly used for logging, is the main 13.5 mile access trail to viewpoints and campsites along the north shore of Little Tupper Lake, with side trails leading to several interior ponds.

The William C. Whitney Wilderness Area, recently purchased by the State of New York comprises of 15,000 acres of land surrounding Little Tupper Lake. This area opened to the public for the first time in the fall of 1998. To explore this area, drive north on Route 30 from Long Lake and turn left onto Hamilton County Route 10, Sabattis Circle Road. Continue on for three miles and turn left onto the Sabattis Road. Approximately one mile from the bridge at Little Tupper Lake, there is a sign on the left identifying the headquarters. Check in at this point. For additional information on the William C. Whitney Area check out the NYSDEC Web Site. Please note that the Lake Lila Road is closed and gated for mud season.

Closest Community:

Tupper Lake

Closest Byway:Adirondack Trail
Distance from Byway:remote
Closest Route #:State Rt. 30
Best Season:summer
Indoors or Outdoors:outdoor
Admission Fee:no
URL:Whitney Property, Little Tupper Lake, Lake Lila website


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