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Seneca Lake


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N42° 41'30.66, W-76° 55'12.691
Seneca Lake

About Seneca Lake

Seneca Lake is one of the stunningly beautiful Finger Lakes located in upstate New York. It is the largest lake among all the Finger Lakes, stretching approximately 38 miles long and covering an area of 43,343 acres. Situated at an elevation of 445 feet above sea level, Seneca Lake has a maximum depth of 618 feet, making it one of the deepest lakes in the United States.

This vast and deep freshwater lake offers a haven for boaters and a variety of recreational activities. Boaters can enjoy the calm and clear waters as they sail or cruise along the scenic shoreline. Fishing enthusiasts also flock to Seneca Lake, as it is home to an array of fish species. The lake is particularly famous for its excellent trout fishing, including rainbow trout, brown trout, and lake trout. Other species that can be found in Seneca Lake include bass, northern pike, walleye, and various panfish, providing ample opportunities for anglers of all levels.

Lake Specs

176 km
Max Depth
618 ft
445 ft