About Skaneateles Lake
- Area - 8,960 acres
- Length - 15 miles
- Shoreline - 31 miles
- Max. Depth - 315 feet
- Max. Width - 1 mile
- Elevation - 863 feet
- Largest town - Skaneateles
- Characteristics - Cold, clean water with shale base. Skaneateles has steep hillsides at southern end and is the third deepest Finger Lake
Beaches & Parks
Swimming is allowed at Clift Park on West Genesee Street.
Marinas & Boat Launches
The Skaneateles Marina is a full-service marina located 6 miles down the west side of the lake.
The Town Boat Launch and NYS Public Boat Launch are both located on State Route 41A south of the village.
Things to do on Skaneateles Lake
On Friday nights in the summer, stop by for music at the Gazebo in Clift Park along the lake in the village. Wineries in Skaneateles are also a popular attraction.