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Pharsalia Y Pond

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State Park

The primary purposes of Pharsalia Wildlife Management Area (WMA) are for wildlife management, wildlife habitat management, and wildlife-dependent recreation. This WMA is 4,689 acres in size and is located in the northwest portion of Chenango County, approximately 10 miles southwest of Sherburne.…

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Ordinarily there is no dispersed camping allowed in a WMA, even though it is allowed in the surrounding state forest. However, there are a few designated campsites within the WMA at which camping is allowed but ONLY with a permit from the regional DEC office. Permits must be obtained whether this…

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Janet R.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Dec. 2, 2017

Pharsalia Y Pond primitive campsite

This campsite is a hike in stop on the Finger Lakes Trail, but can also be accessed by a short walk-in from Elmer Jackson Rd, or by paddling in from the parking area in the west side of the pond. The pond is deep and clear and stocked with brook trout, and the campsite on the east side of the pond…

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Pharsalia Y Pond is located in New York


New York Route 23 borders part of the west and south sides of the WMA and provides access to a system of town and maintenance roads traversing the WMA. Head west out of Norwich on Route 23 to the town of Pharsalia. The WMA is on your right. All Google links leave DEC website. • Elmer Jackson Road (42.6268997°N,-75.7157974°W) • John Smith Road (42.6180992°N,-75.7303009°W) • John Smith Road (42.6213989°N,-75.7300034°W) • John Smith Road (42.6234016°N,-75.729599°W) • Elmer Jackson Road (42.6300011°N,-75.7151031°W) • Cole Hill Road (42.6391983°N,-75.6774979°W) • Johnson Street (42.6399002°N,-75.6901016°W) • Johnson Street (42.6385994°N,-75.694603°W) • Mud Lane Road to Bear Wallow (42.6450996°N,-75.6968994°W) • Johnson Street (42.6313019°N,-75.7279968°W) • Grover Brown Road (42.6181984°N,-75.6949005°W)


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