Warren County

Warren County is a county in the U.S. state of New York. It is part of the Glens Falls, New York, Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of the 2010 census, the population was 65,707. It is named in honor of General Joseph Warren, an American Revolutionary War hero of the Battle of Bunker Hill.The county seat is Queensbury.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 932 square miles (2,410 km2), of which 869 square miles (2,250 km2) consists of land and 62 square miles (160 km2) (6.69%) consists of water. Warren County is situated in the eastern portion of New York state; the eastern border is Washington County. Being located in the Adirondack Mountains, it is not uncommon for mountain peaks to surpass 2,000 feet (610 m). The highest peak in the county is Gore Mountain at an elevation of 3,198 feet (975 m).

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Wilcox Lake Wild Forest is located in the southeastern part of the Central Adirondacks and is made up of approximately 140,000 acres of State Forest Preserve lands in Warren, Hamilton, Saratoga and Fulton Counties. Nearby communities include Stony Creek, Thurman, Bakers Mills, Day, Wells, Hope Falls, and Northville.

Wilcox Lake Wild Forest is bounded on the north by NY 8, on the east by the Hudson River, on the south by the Adirondack Park Blue Line, and on the west by NY 30. This wild forest offers many recreational opportunities, including hiking to the fire tower on Hadley Mountain, camping on Wilcox Lake, and ice fishing on Garnet Lake. With over forty-five miles of marked trails available, there are countless opportunities for hiking, skiing, and snowmobiling in the unit.