Public Fishing Rights Parking Areas | Last Updated 10 Jun 2019

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) maintains a network of Public Fishing Right parking areas along trout streams in New York. This dataset represents the locations and information about those parking areas. Links to PDF maps of the actual Public Fishing Rights along the streams are available as part of the data set.

Tags: parking, trout, river, fishing, streams

This dataset has the following 13 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeDescriptionSample Values
WaterwatertextName of river or stream the parking area is located on.
TowntowntextTownship parking area is located in.
DEC Regiondec_regionnumberDEC region parking area is located in. 1 - Long Island; 2 - New York City; 3 - Lower Hudson Valley / Southern Catskills; 4 - Capital Region / Northern Catskills; 5 - Eastern Adirondacks / Lake Champlain; 6 - Western Adirondacks / Eastern Lake Ontario; 7 - Central New York; 8 - West Central New York; 9 - Western New York
Special Regulations Linkspecial_regulations_linkurlWebsite link to the special regulations associated with the river or stream. NA designates statewide regulations apply - visit for these.
PDF Map Linkpdf_map_linkurlWebsite link to PDF Public Fishing Rights map brochures associated with the stream.
RoadroadtextRoad parking area is located on.
Parking Area Numberparking_area_numbernumberValue assigned to parking areas on each stream from downstream to upstream.
Stocked Troutstocked_trouttextStocked trout species in stream.
Trout Presenttrout_presenttextTrout species present in stream.
Location 1location_1location