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Otisco Lake

Ringed by small lakeside camps and homes, this Finger Lake lies closest to Syracuse, NY

About Otisco Lake

  • Area - 2,214 acres
  • Length - 6 miles
  • Shoreline - 13 miles
  • Max. Depth - 76 feet
  • Max. Width  - .75 miles
  • Elevation - 788 feet
  • Largest town - Amber

Beaches & Parks 

Otisco Lake Park is located at 2525 Otisco Valley Road. The 3-acre park is a carry-in, carry-out facility with a five-car parking area. No swimming is available.

Marinas & Boat Launches

A public access launch is located on West Valley Rd (at the south end of the lake). A fishing pier is available and is car top launch only.

The Otisco Lake Causeway allows for hand launching boats and canoes and fishing is available.

Otisco Lake Marina also has small private campgrounds on the south end of the lake.