Welcome to the Lake Alice Wildlife Management Area

July 26, 2023

Welcome to the Lake Alice Wildlife Management Area, a hidden natural reserve nestled in the town of Chazy, NY. This sanctuary has been preserved to safeguard its diverse wildlife and its essential habitats. Spanning an impressive 2,200 acres, the Lake Alice Wildlife Management Area is a perfect place for experiencing nature.

Prepare to journey through the terrain. From forests to grasslands and wetlands, Lake Alice is home to landscapes that not only provide a haven for animals, but also offers a place for hikers to explore. The hiking trail starts and ends at the Ridge Road parking lot, offering not one, but two loops. The longer loop treats you to views of vast fields where wildlife likes to frequently showcase their presence.

If you prefer a leisurely stroll, the shorter path is tailor-made for you. It hugs the lake, allowing you to immerse yourself in the serene beauty of the lake. Oh, and did I mention the herons? There is not one, but two specific viewing locations where you are likely to catch a glimpse of these large birds.

Beyond birds, Lake Alice is home to a variety of wildlife such as turtles, white-tailed deer, and smaller mammals like beavers and otters.

For those seeking a more adventurous experience, Lake Alice offers a range of recreational activities. With the necessary licenses and permits, you can engage in hunting, trapping, and fishing. When the winter season arrives, you can glide through the snow-covered landscape on cross-country skis or explore the terrain with snowshoes. When the Lake freezes, it becomes an excellent spot for ice fishing and ice skating. This quiet sanctuary truly has something for everyone.

Hailey Letourneau

My name is Hailey Letourneau. I am currently studying business at Clarkson University. I have grown up in this region and have come to enjoy everything this area has to offer. Specifically, I enjoy hiking, boating, snowboarding, and all things outdoors.

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