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Piseco Lake

Hamilton County, NY
view of a large lake with surrounding forest


Located in Arietta, NY in the Southern Adirondacks, Piseco Lake is a popular fishing spot for landlocked salmon, lake trout, and many more fish species.

Explore Piseco Lake in the Southern Adirondacks

Piseco Lake features 21.3 miles of shoreline and is a great location for both fishing and boating in Hamilton County. The beautiful lake has a mean depth of 25 feet and is 2,873 acres in size.

Visitors stop by Piseco Lake year-round, although the lake is particularly popular among ice fishermen. The local fish species include:

  • Landlocked salmon
  • Brown trout
  • Lake trout
  • Brown bullhead
  • Chain pickerel
  • Yellow perch
  • Smallmouth bass
  • Rainbow smelt
  • And more

Looking for somewhere to stay near Piseco Lake? Check out the Irondequoit Inn, which overlooks the lake!

Head to the DEC Facilities

There are three DEC-operated facilities on the west side of the lake:

  1. Poplar Point - A no-fee picnic and boat launch facility
  2. Little Sand Point Campground - Amenities include 78 campsites, boat launch, showers, and more
  3. Point Comfort Campground and Day Use Area - Amenities include 76 campsites, boat launch, bathhouse, and more

View a map of Piseco Lake >>     

Photo Credit to Kristina Miller LaBarge

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