Site and Location

The site for the 2014 BioBlitz is a portion of the Ten Mile River Scout Camp owned by the Greater New York Council of the Boy Scouts of America. The site is located in the Town of Tusten, Sullivan County, between Narrowsburg and Barryville, NY.

The site is easily accessible via NY State Route 97, 52 and 55. The public portion of the event will take place at the head of Rock Lake on Cochecton Turnpike accessible via Route 97.

The 500+ acre site extends from the Delaware River to Mauls Pond.

The site has open and wooded areas, flowing water and wetlands. The portion of the site bordering the Delaware River is within the NPS Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River corridor.

The site represents some of the biodiversity of the Upper Delaware Watershed.

It is accessible to both the surveying teams and the general public and has areas for the teams to camp and parking areas for the public.

The steering committee will have infrastructure such as electricity from a portable generator, internet access, potable water and sanitary facilities for the teams of scientists as well as the public.



Downloadable Site Map

Driving Directions

Google map to get directions to the site. Click on more options and then enter your location in the first field of the map that pops up.


The site is easily accessible by car. From NY State Route 97 direct access is via Cochecton Turnpike, a gravel road between Narrowsburg and Barryville, NY.

It is also accessible from the East via Maul's Pond Road which connects with County Route 23 near its intersection with County Route 26.

Below is a printable road map of the access roads leading to the public parking and collection base camp tent at the head of Rock Lake.

2014 Upper Delaware BioBlitz Road Map