See Wildlife Up Close At Finger Lakes National Forest, The Only National Forest In New York

The only national forest in New York is in the heart of the Finger Lakes, one of the most beautiful regions in the Northeast and a hotspot for all kinds of recreation, adventure, and dining in upstate New York. If you’re in the area and looking for your next outdoor adventure, Finger Lakes National Forest is a beautiful area to check out, whether you’re looking for some incredible summer hikes or a secluded place to go snowmobiling in the winter.

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Learn more about camping and hiking in Finger Lakes National Forest on the Forest Service website, here.

If you can’t get enough of New York’s natural beauty, make a weekend out of your trip! You can also take a short road trip over to Taughannock Falls State Park to see some of the prettiest cascades in the region.

Address: Finger Lakes National Forest, Hector, NY 14886, USA