"People of the Standing Stone" Area 97,000 acres Length 22 miles Max. Depth 55 feet Max. Width 5 miles Volume 370 billion gallons Elevation 370 feet Largest town Brewerton Characteristics. Oneida lakes is the largest inland lake in New York State, is named for the Oneida Indians whose ancestral territory surrounded this body of water.


Brewerton – to the west of Oneida lake.   
Verona – Located on the Eastern shore.


Beaches & Parks

Oneida Shores Park – Brewerton, Swimming, sandy beaches, picnic area  
Sylvan-Verona Beach State Park -sandy beaches, picnics, boating, an amusement park and camping 

Marina's & Boat Launches.

Oneida Shores Park – boat launch avail.