Back To Previous Page

Sugar Hill State Forest

  • 3361 Tower Hill Rd
    Watkins Glen, NY 14891
  • (607) 776-2165

The 9,085-acre Sugar Hill State Forest has the multiple use Six Nations Trail System, the Finger Lakes Hiking Trail, the Sugar Hill Recreation Area, which includes the Sugar Hill Fire Tower, and five lean-tos. Today, Sugar Hill and all state forests in New York are managed for multiple benefits to serve the needs of the people of New York. Sustainable management practices will ensure a perpetual supply of timber, a diversity of wildlife habitats, compatible recreational opportunities and clean water.

Activities and amenities include: primative camping and Adirondack-style lean-to's, hunting and trapping, hiking, fishing, snowmobiling, fire tower, and picnic area.

Points of InspirationSugar Hill State Forest Fire Tower is part of the Points of Inspiration Scenic Views Trail. For more information and stops on the trail, visit