New York Lakes and Ponds Region 3 – Southeastern New York


AAlewivesCHSChinook SalmonLMBLargemouth BassSKHSnakehead
AEAmerican EelCOSCoho SalmonLTLake TroutSMBSmallmouth Bass
BFBowfinCPChain PickerelLWLake WhitefishSPLSplake
BKBanded KillfishCRACrappieMMuskellungeSTSteelhead
BLBBlack BullheadDDaceNPNorthern PikeTMTiger Musky
BNBBrown BullheadFDFreshwater Drum/SheepsheadRBRock BassWWalleye
BNTBrown TroutFFFallfishRPRedfin PickerelWPWhite Perch
BRKBrook TroutGRPGrass PickerelRSRainbow SmeltWSWhite Sucker
CACarpGZSGizzard ShadRTRainbow TroutYBYellow Bullhead
CCChannel CatfishLGLongnose GarSSunfishYPYellow Perch
CHBChubLLSLandlocked SalmonSHShiners

LAKE/PONDLOCATIONSPECIESSPECIAL NOTES
Alder LakeHardenburghBRKHand launch boats off Rte. 54, electric motors only. Parking for 10 cars.
Amawalk ReservoirSomersBNT LMB SMB CRA CA BNB YP WP S CPFree NYC DEP watershed access permit required. Rowboat must be approved and registered by NYC DEP.
Ashokan ReservoirUlster CountyBNT RT SMB LMB WP W YP RB CRA S BNB CA WS A YBFree NYC DEP watershed access permit required. Rowboat must be approved and registered by NYC DEP.
Askoti LakeTuxedoBNT LMB YP SPIPC (Palisades Interstate Park Commision) boat permit required, no gas motors.
Barnes LakeWoodbury
Bashakill MarshWurtsboroLMB CP YP S BFAccess on Rt. 17 and South Rd.
Blue Lake (Sterling Forest Lake)Tuxedo ParkBNT RT LMB CP YP SPIPC and Sterling Forest boat permits required, no gas motors.
Bog Brook ReservoirBrewsterRT BNT
Boyd Corners ReservoirKentLMB W CP CRA S RT BNTFree NYC DEP watershed access permit required. Rowboat must be approved and registered by NYC DEP.
Breakneck PondBear Mountain
Canopus LakeKentLMB CP BNB S YP CRAHand launch at Clarence Fahnestock State Park. Electric motors only, permit required from park ranger.
Chodikee LakeLloydLMB S CRA YP BNBHand launch boats off Rte. 299. North on Chodikee Lake Rd. 1 mile, bear left on Camp Stuts Rd. approx 1 mile. Electric motors only.
Cliff LakeBethelCP BNB RB S YP SMB LMBWalk in access 1 mile from lot. County Rte 43 to rough access road, follow signs for parking. Electric motors only, open May 1- November 30.
Cohasset LakesBear Mountain
Cross River ReservoirKatonah/Cross RiverBNT SMB LMB CA CP S YPFree NYC DEP watershed access permit required. Rowboat must be approved and registered by NYC DEP.
Cross River ReservoirCross River/KatonahBNT SMB LMB CA CP S YPFree NYC DEP watershed access permit required. Rowboat must be approved and registered by NYC DEP.
Croton Falls ReservoirCarmelBNT SMB LMB YP CP CA WP SFree NYC DEP watershed access permit required. Rowboat must be approved and registered by NYC DEP.
Crystal LakeFremontBRKHand launch boats off Lake Tennanah Rd. Electric motors only.
Diverting ReservoirBrewsterRT BNT
East Branch ReservoirSoutheastLMB W CA SMB CP WP YP RB CRA BNB RT BNTFree NYC DEP watershed access permit required. Rowboat must be approved and registered by NYC DEP.
Echo LakeWoodstockBRKTrail access. No motors allowed.
Esopus CreekAt Saugerties
Glenmere LakeFloridaLMB CP CRA YP S BNBNo gas motors.
Green Mountain LakePawling
Greenwood LakeGreenwood LakeLMB SMB M W CP RT BNT TM YP SShoreline is private, boat access only through private marinas.
Hessian LakeBear MountainRT BNT
Hodge PondLivingston ManorBRK
Honk LakeWawarsingLMB YP S CACar top access only located at the Highway 55 Bridge.
Indian LakeBeekmanSMB LMB CP
Iron Mine PondMillertonRT LMB YP SShore fishing access.
Kanawauke LakeSterling ForestLMB CP S RB YPHand carry access Rte. 106, no gas motors, PIPC boat permit required.
Kensico ReservoirHarrison/Valhalla/ArmonkBNT LT SMB LMB YP SFree NYC DEP watershed access permit required. Rowboat must be approved and registered by NYC DEP.
Kensico ReservoirValhalla/Armonk/HarrisonBNT LT SMB LMB YP SFree NYC DEP watershed access permit required. Rowboat must be approved and registered by NYC DEP.
Kensico ReservoirArmonk/Harrison/ValhallaBNT LT SMB LMB YP SFree NYC DEP watershed access permit required. Rowboat must be approved and registered by NYC DEP.
Kiamesha LakeKiamesha Lake
Lake CarmelCarmel
Lake GileadCarmelBNT RT LT LMB YP CP SFree NYC DEP watershed access permit required. Rowboat must be approved and registered by NYC DEP.
Lake GleneidaCarmelBNT RT LT LMB YP CP CRA WP SFree NYC DEP watershed access permit required. Rowboat must be approved and registered by NYC DEP.
Lake HuntingtonLake HuntingtonBNT RT CRA LMB CP S YPBoat launch off Rt. 42 on Narrowsburg Rd. Parking for 5 cars and trailers.
Lake SuperiorBethelLMB CP BNB S CRA YPHand launch boats on Dr. Duggan Rd, electric motors only. Fee/permit required 845-794-3000 ext. 5002
Lake TioratiSouthfieldsLMB S CP SMB YP WP BNBPIPC boat permit required, no gas motors.
Loch SheldrakeNew RochelleBNT BNB S YP LMBHand launch off Rte. 52 and Hasbrouck Rd.
Long PondClinton
Long PondLivingston ManorBNB CP BNTTrail access along North West shore in the Willowemoc Wild Forest.
Louisa PondEsopusYP LMB SCar top boats only, no motors allowed. Park at Shaupeneak Ridge Cooperative Area, Rte. 9W to Old Post Rd. Approx 1.7 miles turn right onto Poppletown Rd.
Mahopac LakeMahopacSMB LMB YP CRA CP RB S BNBShoreline is private. Boat access for a fee through marinas on S Lake Blvd.
Massawippa LakeBear Mountain
Middle Branch ReservoirSoutheastSMB LMB CRA CA TM CP S WP YP BNB RT BNTFree NYC DEP watershed access permit required. Rowboat must be approved and registered by NYC DEP.
Mohansic LakeYorktownLMB S CP YPState launch off Rte. 202 in Franklin D. Roosevelt State Park. Permit required, no gas motors.
Mongaup Falls ReservoirForestburghBNT LMB SMB CP BNB S YP CRAOpen April 1- November 30, no gas motors, no ice fishing. Boat launch Forestburgh Rd.
Mongaup PondRocklandBK CP S YP SMBHand launch boats off Mongaup Pond Rd. No gas motors, parking for 20 cars.
Morgan LakePoughkeepsieBNT RT LMB CP CA YP SShore fishing off Creek Rd. In College Hill City Park.
Morningside LakeFallsburghS LMB CP CRAHand launch boats on south shore off Rte. 52.
Muscoot ReservoirKatonahSMB LMB S YP CRA CP CA BNT RT BNBFree NYC DEP watershed access permit required. Rowboat must be approved and registered by NYC DEP.
Neversink ReservoirNeversinkBNT RT
New Croton ReservoirWestchester CountySMB LMB YP CA CP WP CRA S BNBFree NYC DEP watershed access permit required. Rowboat must be approved and registered by NYC DEP.
Onteora LakeKingstonLMB S YP CRAUniversal fishing access location. Hand launch boats off Rte 28, 4 miles north of Kingston. Electric motors only, parking for 10 cars.
Orange LakeNewburgh
Oscawanna LakePutnam Valley
Pelton PondPutnam ValleyRT LMB BNB S YPParking located off Rte. 301 across from Fahnestock State Park Headquarters.
Pudding Street PondKent/Putnam ValleyCP BNB YP CRA S LMBHand carry launch off California Hill Rd. Electric motors only.
Pudding Street PondPutnam Valley/KentCP BNB YP CRA S LMBHand carry launch off California Hill Rd. Electric motors only.
Putnam LakeBrewster
Rio ReservoirUpper MongaupBNT SMB LMB S YP CRA CP W CA BNB RBOpen April 1- November 30. No gas motors, no ice fishing. Boat launch off Old Plank Rd. Hand launch boats off Rio Dam Rd.
Rockland LakeValley Cottage
Rondout ReservoirWawarsingLT BNT RT
Round LakeMonroeLMB S YP CRA NP CA BNT RB BNBTown owned boat launch Rt.5, no gas motors.
Rudd PondMillertonLMB YP CP S CRANo gas motors.
Sebago LakeBear Mountain
Silver LakeClinton
Silver Mine LakeWoodburyLMB CP YP RB SPIPC boat permit required, no gas motors.
Skannatati LakeTuxedoLMB BNT YP SPIPC boat permit required, no gas motors.
Stahahe LakeTuxedoLMB CP S BNB RBNo fishing or boating from third Saturday in June through Labor Day.
Sterling LakeWarwickLT LMB SMB CP S YPShore fishing only.
Stillwater PondPutnam ValleyRT BNT YP SPermit required from park manager. Hand carry launch off Taconic Parkway, 1 mile south of Rt. 301. Electric motors only.
Stissing PondPine PlainsLMB YP CP SBoat launch on East Shore for small boats.
Sturgeon PoolRiftonLMB CA YP S SMB CRA WPPossible hand launch pull-offs along Rte. 213 on the East Shore.
Summit LakeBear Mountain
Swan LakePleasantvilleBK BNT RT LMB S YP CRA BNBShoreline access provided by Rockefeller State Park Preserve. 914-631-1470.
Swinging Bridge ReservoirMonticelloSMB LMB S YP CRA W CA BNT RB BNB WPConcrete boat ramp off Starlight Rd.
Sylvan LakeBeekmanBNT RT LMB S CPCartop boat launch Rte. 10, no gas motors.
Te Ata LakeBear Mountain
Titicus ReservoirNorth SalemBNT LMB S YP CRA CA SMB CPFree NYC DEP watershed access permit required. Rowboat must be approved and registered by NYC DEP.
Toronto ReservoirBethelLMB SMB CP W BNB YP SConcrete boat ramp off Moscoe Rd.
Upton LakeStanfordBNT LMB S CPCar-top boat launch Rt. 17, electric motors only.
Walton LakeWalton ParkBNT S YP LMB SMB CP RB CRAHand carry boats from Lakes Rd. No gas motors.
Wampus PondArmonk
Waneta LakeRocklandSMB LMB S YP CRA M CP BNBAccessible fishing pier, car top access off Johnson Hill Rd. Exit 96 off State Rte 17.
Wappinger LakeWappingers FallsS YP CRA CA LMB SMB CPBoat launch Spring St. Boat rentals available.
Welch LakeStony Point
West Branch ReservoirKent/CarmelBNT LLS LMB S YP CP W CA SMB RB WP BNBFree NYC DEP watershed access permit required. Rowboat must be approved and registered by NYC DEP.
West Branch ReservoirCarmel/KentBNT LLS LMB S YP CP W CA SMB RB WP BNBFree NYC DEP watershed access permit required. Rowboat must be approved and registered by NYC DEP.
Whaley LakePawling
White LakeBethelLMB S YP CP W CA BNT LT SMBHard surface boat launch off Rte 17B in the Hamlet of White Lake. Parking for 24 cars and trailers.
White PondKentLMB S YP CRA CP W RB BNB SElectric motors only, accessible fishing pier available.
Wilson LakeTremperLMB CP SProvided by Kenneth L Wilson DEC Campground.
Yankeetown PondWoodstock

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