Here is a list of the NYS Forest Rangers who cover the Northville Placid Trail, along with the section they cover and their contact information. This is being brought to you by the DEC, NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, in order to provide you, the NPT hiker, with a local contact for you to check with concerning recent trail or weather issues. The emergency contact number for DEC Dispatch used in the Adirondacks is 518-891-0235. This is the number to give to family and friends to call in the event you run into trouble and don’t make contact with them by a prearranged time.

Forest Rangers Located along the Northville-Placid Trail updated March 12, 2012:

Northville – Ian Kerr, PO Box 1159, Northville, NY 12134 – (518) 775-8357

Benson/Silver Lake – Ian Kerr, PO Box 1159, Northville, NY 12134 – (518) 775-8357

Piseco – John Ploss, 359 Mallett Hill Rd. Stratford, NY 13470- (315)429-3261

West Canada Lakes – Bruce Lomnitzer, P.O. Box 5, Indian Lake, N.Y. 12842 (518) 648-5246

Cedar River area/Wakely Dam – Bruce Lomnitzer, P.O. Box 5, Indian Lake, N.Y. 12842 (518) 648-5246

Blue Mountain Lake/Tirrell Pond/Lake Durant – Jay Scott, (518) 352-7676

Long Lake – Jim Waters, P.O. Box 460, Long Lake, N.Y. 12847 – (518) 624-3272

Shattuck Clearing/Cold River – Del Jeffery, 10 Phinney Lane, Newcomb, NY – (518) 582-2329

Duck Hole – Del Jeffery – 10 Phinney Lane, Newcomb, NY – (518) 582-2329

Duck Hole – Kevin Burns, 47 Fox Run Lane, Saranac Lake, NY 12983 – (518) 891-3928

Lake Placid – Joe LaPierre, PO Box 333, Lake Placid, NY 12946 – (518) 523-7363