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St Lawrence County is located in northern New York, on the border with Canada and along the St Lawrence River. Much of the southern half of the county is located in Adirondack Park. The county seat is Canton and the 2012 population was 112,232. The highest point in St Lawrence County is Mount Matumbla with an elevation of 2688 feet. Mount Matumbla is located in Adirondack Park along the border with Franklin County. The land was formerly owned by the International Paper Company, but the state recently bought a conservation easement on the land, giving it public recreation rights there.

With the 43 state forests located in the county plus the section of Adirondack Park that falls in the county, there are numerous places to hike and explore in St Lawrence County. There is free primitive campsites available within Brasher State Forest at Walter Pratt Memorial Park. Be sure to check out the 24 mile Rutland Trail that travels across the county following an old railroad bed. There are numerous state parks located in the county.

Waterfall lovers will find waterfalls in Grass River Wild Forest, along the Raquette River, Stone Valley, Greenwood Creek State Forest as well as other places. The most popular hikes in the county include Bear Mountain in Cranberry Lake Wild Forest, Mount Arab Fire Tower and Bog River Falls in Horseshoe Lake Wild Forest as well as the Cranberry 50. Those looking for a remote adventure should check out Five Ponds Wilderness in the Adirondacks.

Look below for links to help plan your next outdoor adventure in St Lawrence County. If there are trails and places you'd like us to add, please email us at Thanks for visiting our site. We hope that we were able to assist you in planning your next outdoor adventure. Please donate to assist us keeping this website free.

Outdoor Recreational Opportunities in St Lawrence County

Rutland Trail Wolf Lake State Forest Five Ponds Wilderness
Coles Creek State Park Robert Moses State Park Jacques Cartier State Park
Aldrich Pond Wild Forest Stone Valley Brasher State Forest
Higley Flow State Park Buckton State Forest California Road State Forest
Catherineville State Forest Cold Spring Brook State Forest Cranberry Lake Wild Forest
Crary Mills State Forest Degrasse State Forest Downerville State Forest
Fire-Fall State Forest Fort Jackson State Forest Glenmeal State Forest
Grantville State Forest Greenwood Creek State Forest Grass River Wild Forest
Hickory Lake State Forest High Flats State Forest Lows Lake & Hitchins Pond Primitive Area
Horseshoe Lake Wild Forest Knapp Station State Forest Little Gallo Island Unique Area
Lonesome Bay State Forest Lost Nation State Forest OreBed Creek State Forest
Pleasant Lake State Forest Raquette Boreal Wild Forest Raymondville State Forest
Silver Hill State Forest Snow Bowl State Forest Sodom State Forest
South Hammond State Forest Southville State Forest Stammer Creek State Forest
Taylor Creek State Forest Tooley Pond Tract Toothaker Creek State Forest
Trout Lake State Forest Upper and Lower Lakes WMA Wanakena Primitive Area
West Parishville State Forest Whippoorwill Corners State Forest Whiskey Flats State Forest
White Hill Wild Forest Wilson Hill Wildlife Management Area Yellow Lake State Forest
Beaver Creek State Forest Parishville Park Indian Creek Nature Center
Postwood Park-Browns Bridge Trail Red Sandstone Trail Macsherry Trail
Allen Falls    

Campsite at Walter Pratt Memorial Park in Brasher State Forest

Stark Falls along the Raquette River

Bear Mountain Trail at Cranberry Lake Campground


Map of St. Lawrence County

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