- Open for recreation: Year-round
- Fee: Free
- Contact Information:
- Location: Town of Bradford, Steuben County
- Wildlife Management Unit: 8W
- Map: South Bradford State Forest Map (GeoPDF) - GeoPDF Instructions || Google Earth || DECinfo Locator
The 1,819-acre South Bradford State Forest features a portion of the Finger Lakes Hiking Trail and is the northern end of the Crystal Hills Branch Hiking Trail. This forest has significant mineral activity and visitors should expect to see natural gas wellheads and pipelines.
Today, South Bradford 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.