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Tracy Creek State Forest (Vestal, NY)

The New York Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) apparently sells rights to cut firewood at Tracy Creek State Forest, and it feels that way as you walk through. The only trails are wood roads in varying states of disrepair. The layout of the property is something like a cubist starfish, each of the arms extending […]

Oakley Corners State Forest (Owego, NY)

Oakley Corners State Forest is clearly a well-used recreation area. It’s very near to the Greater Binghamton population center, access is easy, and there’s much to recommend it. Oakley Corners Pond is a significant attraction on the land. Despite its relatively small size, the DEC apparently stocks the pond with those vicious tiger fish (Tiger […]