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Colgate Lake Wild Forest

A beautiful lake nestled in the 1500-acre Colgate Lake Wild Forest. Popular for fishing, kayaking, and primitive camping.

The 1500-acre Colgate Lake Wild Forest features the scenic Colgate Lake in the Catskill Forest Preserve. The yellow-marked Colgate Lake Trail travels just over 4 miles to Dutcher Notch and the Escarpment Trail. The wild forest is surrounded by the Windham Blackhead Range Wilderness Area on three sides.

Please carry-in, carry-out.

Please note that all vehicles will be towed at the owner's expense that are parked in no-parking zones.