"Chosen Spot" or "Chosen Place" Area 10,558 acres Length 15.5 miles Shoreline 36 miles Max. Depth 276 feet Max. Width 1.5 mile Volume 445.5 billion gallons Elevation 688 feet Largest city Canandaigua on northern end,  Naples to the south.  Characteristics Mostly lined by homes, Canandaigua Lake serves as a public water supply for  Canandaigua, Newark, Palmyra, Rushville and the township of Gorham.


Largest city Canandaigua on northern end,  Naples to the south. The Lake is mostly lined by Cottages and Vacation rentals.  Inn on the Lake water front resort is located on the northern end of Canandaigua.  


Beaches & Parks

Kershaw Park - Shore Rd, North End.  has life guard protected beach area w/fee, free public picnic, walking trails and convenient to area attractions.

Deep Run Park - 3 miles south on East lake Rd.  small beach  with life guard,  picnic area.

Onanda Park -  West Lake Rd.  Fee,  pebble beach, life guard, Picnic area, Trails, as well as cabin, pavilion and building rentals



NY State Marine Park on Canandaigua's north end south of the Rt 5 & 20 - Hard surface ramp

Seager  & Sutter  Marinas on the Canandaigua City Pier.  

German Bro. Marina 2.5 miles one the West Lake Rd. 

Pelican Point Marina  located on East Lake Rd. 5 ½ miles down from the north end  

Woodville Fishing Access Site on Canandaigua Lake off Rte. 21, 3 miles north of Naples.



New York Wine and Culinary Center 

Canandaigua Lady Boat Cruise.

Roseland Water Park

Sonnenbery Gardens.