Skaneateles Lake, Skaneateles

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Sitting at the highest altitude among the Finger Lakes of New York, Skaneateles Lake has earned the title of "roof garden." It's pure enough to drink from. Twice a year, a team of people inspects the water at 2,600 different spots and works to maintain the lake's impeccable quality. With a length of 26 km (16 mi) and depth of 96 m (315 ft), the lake permits a multitude of fishing and boating activities. You can find several boat launch spots throughout the area, and local operators offer lake cruises and excursions as well. Or, you can use local kayak and canoe rental agencies. You can expect encounter salmon, bass, trout, pickerel, yellow perch, and brown bullhead, among more than a dozen types of fish. Before you head to Skaneateles, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Skaneateles journey planner , to make sure you see all that Skaneateles has to offer, including Skaneateles Lake.
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  • 34 State Street is a beautifully restored 1840's residential exquisitely decorated with modern bathrooms, mechanicals, electronics, etc. Bed & pillows best ever, excellent self serve breakfasts. Last ...  more »
  • Skaneateles is a beautiful small town with a wonderful lake that is clear and clean enough for swimming! We did not see any showers there. Public bathroom iare about 1 1/2-2 blocks away. If you want t...  more »
  • We try to make a breakfast date several times a year in Skaneateles. First go to the Skan Bakery and then go sit by the lake and have coffee and breakfast sandwich.  more »

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