The Town of Franklin Recreation Committee is looking for information about Kate Mountain Park Usage. Please fill out this survey about Kate Mountain Park. Kate Mountain Park is a small recreational space off of Route 3 in Vermontville, NY. The Town of Franklin Recreation Committee is dedicated to understanding the uses of the park by the community in order to provide and promote continued, and future, uses of Kate Mountain Park in a fun, family-friendly, and safe way.
Your answers will help us organize and provide activities that the community is interested in, as well as directing the continued improvement of Kate Mountain Park to meet the community's needs.
The Town of Franklin offers a variety of seasonal recreational activities.
Summer and Spring offers hiking, mountain biking, fishing, canoeing, rafting, swimming and boating. There are many boat launching sites, one of which is located at Buck Pond and another at Kushaqua. Buck Pond is a non-motorized lake that offers camping for the whole family. Lake Kushaqua is a motorized lake where one can go waterskiing, jet skiing and trout fishing. both are right next to each other, located in Onchiota, N.Y..
Tour a Museum in Onchiota, NY. The Six Nations Indian Museum, open on a regular basis during the summer months. The Museum houses a myriad of pre-contact, and post-contact artifacts, contemporary arts and crafts, diagrammatic charts, posters, and other items.
In the Winter time, Town of Franklin offers pristine woodlands and memorable vistas. Its Snowmobiling, rated the best in the east, has a riding network that includes hundreds of miles of trails. Maps are available at the Town Hall.
Cross Country Skiing is a winter sport that everyone can enjoy. There are cross country ski trails everywhere! The adventurous blaze their own trails while others will go out on the lakes (when frozen) and snowmobile trails.
Ice Fishing is also popular sport among the residents and visitors. Contact NY Dept. of Environmental Conservation for ice fishing spots.
Kate Mountain Park Recreation & Development also offers Ice Skating and cross country skiing.
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