"Floating Bridge" or "Crossing Place" Area 6,665 acres Length 11 miles Shoreline 23 miles Max. Depth 177 feet Max. Width 1 mile Volume 212 billion gallons Elevation 711 feet Owasco's largest city Auburn Characteristics Laid back and a good trout fishing lake.


Auburn  - The city is located on the North end of the lake.  Auburn is rich in theatre and museum attractions, as well as shopping and accommodations.

Moravia -  Just south of the lake. Home to President Millard Fillmore.  The village boarders the Fillmore Glen State Park .


Beaches & Parks

Emerson Park -  North end of the lake, enterance on Rt 38A (East lake rd)  this park has swimming , picnic areas, ball fields  and  boat launch facilities.  Shelter and a pavilion available for rent.

Fillmore Glen S.P. – south-end of Moravia  offering hiking trails, unique geological formations, including five waterfalls. The park has 60 campsites, a stream-fed swimming pool and fishing in the Owasco Lake inlet. 


Marina's & Boat Launches.

Emerson Park -  Rt 38A (East lake rd)  

Owasco Flats – Rt 38 South end is a preserve with trails for hiking, fishing on the lake and along the Owasco Inlet.



Emerson Park Merry-Go-Round Theatre – performing during the summer month.

Ward O’Hara Agricultural Museum  - Rt 38A across from Emerson Pk,   a collect of farm equipment in the mid-1900's