Forestburg Scout Reservation is located in midst of the Catskill Mountains in Sullivan County, New York, and abounds in wildlife and natural resources in a l200 acre woodland setting.
Opportunities galore await every camper. Forestburg offers Scouts a multitude of advancement opportunities. The limits to adventure are set only by the imagination.
The camp is located in the midst of the Catskill Mountains in Sullivan County, New York. At its heart is the beautiful 55 acre Burnt Hope Lake. A rich landscape of streams and waterfalls, forests and rocks surrounds the lake.
Take the Garden State Parkway North to Exit 143. Stay RIGHT at Tolls. Take I-78 West (follow signs) to Rt. 24 West. Take Rt. 24 West to I-287 North. Take I-287 North to I-80 West. Take I-80 West to Rt. 15 North. Take Rt. 15 North/Rt. 206 toward Milford PA. Then either take PA-209/6 via Matamoras or 84 East (go thru Mildord to the westside). Forestburg Scout Reservation is located on Route 42 approximately 14 miles from Port Jervis. Take Routes 42/97 West from Port Jervis. Take Route 42 North, ten miles. Look for entrances on left. Dan Beard entrance is just before Baran’s Saw Mill.
Billett Camp entrance is 1 mile past Saw Mill.
Take the Parkway north to exit 145 for Interstate 280 west. Take I-280 to Interstate 80. Interstate 80 to NJ 15. NJ 15 to NJ 206 north. In Montague, NJ, just after Montague Elementary School, make right onto Sussex 653 north. At Route 23 make left and follow Route 6 west. Stay on Route 97/42 north till you see a sign saying Monticello Route 42. Bear right, take Route 42 and 10 miles from this sign is the main entrance to Forestburg Scout Reservation.
Take the Parkway north to exit 153 B. Take Route 46 to Route 23 north to Port Jervis, NY. In Port Jervis take Route 6 until you come to junction for Routes 97/42. Follow Routes 97/42 until you reach junction where you will see sign reading Monticello, Route 42. Take Route 42, it is 10 miles from this sign to the main entrance to Forestburg Scout Reservation. PLEASE NOTE: This route is often heavy with traffic and takes you across High Point, New Jersey.
Take the Parkway north to the New York Thruway. Take the New York Thruway to the Harriman exit. From the Harriman exit take Route 17 to Monticello, NY. From Monticello, NY take Route 42 south. It is 10 miles from Monticello to the main entrance to Forestburg Scout Reservation. When you see the Forestburg blinker light it is 2 miles to camp.