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New York State #56 Highway Guide

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1539 ft.
Junction: New York State Highway 3
Southern terminus of New York State Highway 56 is at its junction with New York State Highway 3. East to community of Childwold, New York. South to the community of Cranberry Lake, New York. Limited services.
1.6
2.6
1460 ft.
Chandler Pond, NY
West of highway.
2.5
4.1
1430 ft.
Grass River, NY
Grass River, New York. Fishing, canoeing.
4.7
7.5
1473 ft.
Wild Forest
Raquette Boreal, wild forest area.
8.6
13.8
1516 ft.
Reservoir
Carry Falls Reservoir: fishing, picnicking, boating (off New York State Highway 56, exit at Joe Indian turn).
12.6
20.2
1253 ft.
Stark, NY
Community of Stark, Herkimer County, New York. Stark Falls Reservoir: fishing, boating, picnicking (Stark Rd, right on Carry Falls Rd).
13.5
21.8
1207 ft.
Barney Pond, NY
Barney Pond can be reached from Barney Pond Road, off New York State Highway 56.
15.8
25.5
1096 ft.
State Forest
Snow Bowl State Forest can be accessed on Trim Road, off New York State Highway 56. French Lake on Cayey Road.
18.3
29.5
948 ft.
Reservoir
Rainbow Falls Reservoir: fishing, picnicking, boating (E Hill Road, then Raquette River Road).
18.6
29.9
909 ft.
State Park
Higley Flow State Park: camping, hiking, fishing, canoeing, snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, ice fishing (442 Cold Brook Dr, Colton, NY, Tel. 315-262-2880).
18.9
30.4
925 ft.
South Colton, NY
Community of South Colton, New York. South Colton Reservoir: fishing, boating. Five Falls Reservoir: fishing, boating, picnicking. Both can be accessed from Racquette River Road, off NY State Highway 56).
22.9
36.9
843 ft.
Junction: New York State Highwy 68
Junction of New York State Highway 56 & New York State Highway 68. Community of Colton, St. Lawrence County, New York. Limited services. High Flats State Forest can be accessed from County Road 58, right on Rodwell Mill Road, left on Crowley Road. To the west, NY State Highway 68 goes west to the community of Pierrepont, St. Lawrence, New York.
25.6
41.2
646 ft.
State Forest
West Parishville State Forest, Potsdam, New York. Access is from Country Road 68, off New York State Highway 56.
28.2
45.4
558 ft.
Hannawa Falls, NY
Community of Hannawa Falls, New York. Postwood Park (Church Street, then Postwood Park Road).
30.8
49.6
436 ft.
Junction: New York State Highway 72
Junction of New York State Highway 56 & New York State Highway 72 (western terminus). On an east-north route, NY State Highway 72 traverses the Whiskey Flats State Forest (Kingsley Road) and proceeds to the community of Hopkinton, New York.
31.9
51.3
449 ft.
State Univeresity
State University of New York at Potsdam, New York: a public university founded in 1816.
32.7
52.7
413 ft.
Junction: US Highway 11
Junction of New York State Highway 56 & US Highway 11 in the community of Potsdam, New York. Historic structures in Potsdam: Trinity Episcopal Church (38 Maple Street), Clarkson-Knowles Cottage (37 Main Street), Market Street Historic District (Market and Raymond Streets). To the south, to the community of West Stockholm, New York. NOTE: US Highway 11 and NY State Highway 56 overlap briefly on Market Street.
32.9
53.0
404 ft.
Junction: US Highway 11
NOTE: US Highway 11 ends its overlap with New York State Highway 56 and proceeds west to the community of Canton, New York. Appleton Arena: 3,000-seat multi-purpose arena (in St. Lawrence University).
38.3
61.7
331 ft.
Norwood, NY
Community of Norwood, New York. Norwood Historical Association and Museum (39 N Main Street, Tel. 315-353-2751). Historic Benjamin Gordon Baldwin House (26 Baldwin Avenue).
41.5
66.8
295 ft.
State Forest
Knapp Station State Forest can be accessed off New York State Highway 56, on Knapps Station-Norfolk Road, then Cook Road.
41.8
67.3
272 ft.
Norfolk, NY
Community of Norfolk, New York. Historic Hepburn Library (1 Hepburn Street). Town of Norfolk Museum (42 1/2 W Main St, Tel. 315-384-4575).
45.3
72.9
243 ft.
Junction: New York State Highway 310
Junction of New York State Highway 56 & New York State Highway 310 (northern terminus). Community of Raymondville, New York. Raymondville Golf & Country Club: 18-hole public golf course (Tel. 315-769-2759); Raymondville State Forest on Grantville Road.
51.5
82.8
279 ft.
Junction: New York State Highway 37
New York State Highway 56 ends at this intersection with New York State Highway 37. Community of Massena, New York. Massena Golf & Country Club (Town Line Road, Tel. 315-769-2293). Robert Moses State Park (19 Robinson Bay Road, Tel. 315-769-8663). To the west, NY State Highway 37 accesses Wilson Hill State Fish and Game Management and Colels Creek State Park: beach, picnic tables, pavilions, nature trail, seasonal hunting, fishing, campground, boating, food concession (13003 Route 37, Waddington, NY, Tel. 315-388-5636). To the east, this highway provides access to the St. Lawrence Centre shopping mall. - Start/Finish of Free Road Map RV Highway Travel Guide - LD10e