New York Lakes and Ponds Region 3 – Southeastern New York


A Alewives CHS Chinook Salmon LMB Largemouth Bass SKH Snakehead
AE American Eel COS Coho Salmon LT Lake Trout SMB Smallmouth Bass
BF Bowfin CP Chain Pickerel LW Lake Whitefish SPL Splake
BK Banded Killfish CRA Crappie M Muskellunge ST Steelhead
BLB Black Bullhead D Dace NP Northern Pike TM Tiger Musky
BNB Brown Bullhead FD Freshwater Drum/Sheepshead RB Rock Bass W Walleye
BNT Brown Trout FF Fallfish RP Redfin Pickerel WP White Perch
BRK Brook Trout GRP Grass Pickerel RS Rainbow Smelt WS White Sucker
CA Carp GZS Gizzard Shad RT Rainbow Trout YB Yellow Bullhead
CC Channel Catfish LG Longnose Gar S Sunfish YP Yellow Perch
CHB Chub LLS Landlocked Salmon SH Shiners

LAKE/POND LOCATION SPECIES SPECIAL NOTES
Alder Lake Hardenburgh BRK Hand launch boats off Rte. 54, electric motors only. Parking for 10 cars.
Amawalk Reservoir Somers BNT LMB SMB CRA CA BNB YP WP S CP Free NYC DEP watershed access permit required. Rowboat must be approved and registered by NYC DEP.
Ashokan Reservoir Ulster County BNT RT SMB LMB WP W YP RB CRA S BNB CA WS A YB Free NYC DEP watershed access permit required. Rowboat must be approved and registered by NYC DEP.
Askoti Lake Tuxedo BNT LMB YP S PIPC (Palisades Interstate Park Commision) boat permit required, no gas motors.
Barnes Lake Woodbury
Bashakill Marsh Wurtsboro LMB CP YP S BF Access on Rt. 17 and South Rd.
Blue Lake (Sterling Forest Lake) Tuxedo Park BNT RT LMB CP YP S PIPC and Sterling Forest boat permits required, no gas motors.
Bog Brook Reservoir Brewster RT BNT
Boyd Corners Reservoir Kent LMB W CP CRA S RT BNT Free NYC DEP watershed access permit required. Rowboat must be approved and registered by NYC DEP.
Breakneck Pond Bear Mountain
Canopus Lake Kent LMB CP BNB S YP CRA Hand launch at Clarence Fahnestock State Park. Electric motors only, permit required from park ranger.
Chodikee Lake Lloyd LMB S CRA YP BNB Hand launch boats off Rte. 299. North on Chodikee Lake Rd. 1 mile, bear left on Camp Stuts Rd. approx 1 mile. Electric motors only.
Cliff Lake Bethel CP BNB RB S YP SMB LMB Walk in access 1 mile from lot. County Rte 43 to rough access road, follow signs for parking. Electric motors only, open May 1- November 30.
Cohasset Lakes Bear Mountain
Cross River Reservoir Katonah/Cross River BNT SMB LMB CA CP S YP Free NYC DEP watershed access permit required. Rowboat must be approved and registered by NYC DEP.
Cross River Reservoir Cross River/Katonah BNT SMB LMB CA CP S YP Free NYC DEP watershed access permit required. Rowboat must be approved and registered by NYC DEP.
Croton Falls Reservoir Carmel BNT SMB LMB YP CP CA WP S Free NYC DEP watershed access permit required. Rowboat must be approved and registered by NYC DEP.
Crystal Lake Fremont BRK Hand launch boats off Lake Tennanah Rd. Electric motors only.
Diverting Reservoir Brewster RT BNT
East Branch Reservoir Southeast LMB W CA SMB CP WP YP RB CRA BNB RT BNT Free NYC DEP watershed access permit required. Rowboat must be approved and registered by NYC DEP.
Echo Lake Woodstock BRK Trail access. No motors allowed.
Esopus Creek At Saugerties
Glenmere Lake Florida LMB CP CRA YP S BNB No gas motors.
Green Mountain Lake Pawling
Greenwood Lake Greenwood Lake LMB SMB M W CP RT BNT TM YP S Shoreline is private, boat access only through private marinas.
Hessian Lake Bear Mountain RT BNT
Hodge Pond Livingston Manor BRK
Honk Lake Wawarsing LMB YP S CA Car top access only located at the Highway 55 Bridge.
Indian Lake Beekman SMB LMB CP
Iron Mine Pond Millerton RT LMB YP S Shore fishing access.
Kanawauke Lake Sterling Forest LMB CP S RB YP Hand carry access Rte. 106, no gas motors, PIPC boat permit required.
Kensico Reservoir Harrison/Valhalla/Armonk BNT LT SMB LMB YP S Free NYC DEP watershed access permit required. Rowboat must be approved and registered by NYC DEP.
Kensico Reservoir Valhalla/Armonk/Harrison BNT LT SMB LMB YP S Free NYC DEP watershed access permit required. Rowboat must be approved and registered by NYC DEP.
Kensico Reservoir Armonk/Harrison/Valhalla BNT LT SMB LMB YP S Free NYC DEP watershed access permit required. Rowboat must be approved and registered by NYC DEP.
Kiamesha Lake Kiamesha Lake
Lake Carmel Carmel
Lake Gilead Carmel BNT RT LT LMB YP CP S Free NYC DEP watershed access permit required. Rowboat must be approved and registered by NYC DEP.
Lake Gleneida Carmel BNT RT LT LMB YP CP CRA WP S Free NYC DEP watershed access permit required. Rowboat must be approved and registered by NYC DEP.
Lake Huntington Lake Huntington BNT RT CRA LMB CP S YP Boat launch off Rt. 42 on Narrowsburg Rd. Parking for 5 cars and trailers.
Lake Superior Bethel LMB CP BNB S CRA YP Hand launch boats on Dr. Duggan Rd, electric motors only. Fee/permit required 845-794-3000 ext. 5002
Lake Tiorati Southfields LMB S CP SMB YP WP BNB PIPC boat permit required, no gas motors.
Loch Sheldrake New Rochelle BNT BNB S YP LMB Hand launch off Rte. 52 and Hasbrouck Rd.
Long Pond Clinton
Long Pond Livingston Manor BNB CP BNT Trail access along North West shore in the Willowemoc Wild Forest.
Louisa Pond Esopus YP LMB S Car top boats only, no motors allowed. Park at Shaupeneak Ridge Cooperative Area, Rte. 9W to Old Post Rd. Approx 1.7 miles turn right onto Poppletown Rd.
Mahopac Lake Mahopac SMB LMB YP CRA CP RB S BNB Shoreline is private. Boat access for a fee through marinas on S Lake Blvd.
Massawippa Lake Bear Mountain
Middle Branch Reservoir Southeast SMB LMB CRA CA TM CP S WP YP BNB RT BNT Free NYC DEP watershed access permit required. Rowboat must be approved and registered by NYC DEP.
Mohansic Lake Yorktown LMB S CP YP State launch off Rte. 202 in Franklin D. Roosevelt State Park. Permit required, no gas motors.
Mongaup Falls Reservoir Forestburgh BNT LMB SMB CP BNB S YP CRA Open April 1- November 30, no gas motors, no ice fishing. Boat launch Forestburgh Rd.
Mongaup Pond Rockland BK CP S YP SMB Hand launch boats off Mongaup Pond Rd. No gas motors, parking for 20 cars.
Morgan Lake Poughkeepsie BNT RT LMB CP CA YP S Shore fishing off Creek Rd. In College Hill City Park.
Morningside Lake Fallsburgh S LMB CP CRA Hand launch boats on south shore off Rte. 52.
Muscoot Reservoir Katonah SMB LMB S YP CRA CP CA BNT RT BNB Free NYC DEP watershed access permit required. Rowboat must be approved and registered by NYC DEP.
Neversink Reservoir Neversink BNT RT
New Croton Reservoir Westchester County SMB LMB YP CA CP WP CRA S BNB Free NYC DEP watershed access permit required. Rowboat must be approved and registered by NYC DEP.
Onteora Lake Kingston LMB S YP CRA Universal fishing access location. Hand launch boats off Rte 28, 4 miles north of Kingston. Electric motors only, parking for 10 cars.
Orange Lake Newburgh
Oscawanna Lake Putnam Valley
Pelton Pond Putnam Valley RT LMB BNB S YP Parking located off Rte. 301 across from Fahnestock State Park Headquarters.
Pudding Street Pond Kent/Putnam Valley CP BNB YP CRA S LMB Hand carry launch off California Hill Rd. Electric motors only.
Pudding Street Pond Putnam Valley/Kent CP BNB YP CRA S LMB Hand carry launch off California Hill Rd. Electric motors only.
Putnam Lake Brewster
Rio Reservoir Upper Mongaup BNT SMB LMB S YP CRA CP W CA BNB RB Open April 1- November 30. No gas motors, no ice fishing. Boat launch off Old Plank Rd. Hand launch boats off Rio Dam Rd.
Rockland Lake Valley Cottage
Rondout Reservoir Wawarsing LT BNT RT
Round Lake Monroe LMB S YP CRA NP CA BNT RB BNB Town owned boat launch Rt.5, no gas motors.
Rudd Pond Millerton LMB YP CP S CRA No gas motors.
Sebago Lake Bear Mountain
Silver Lake Clinton
Silver Mine Lake Woodbury LMB CP YP RB S PIPC boat permit required, no gas motors.
Skannatati Lake Tuxedo LMB BNT YP S PIPC boat permit required, no gas motors.
Stahahe Lake Tuxedo LMB CP S BNB RB No fishing or boating from third Saturday in June through Labor Day.
Sterling Lake Warwick LT LMB SMB CP S YP Shore fishing only.
Stillwater Pond Putnam Valley RT BNT YP S Permit required from park manager. Hand carry launch off Taconic Parkway, 1 mile south of Rt. 301. Electric motors only.
Stissing Pond Pine Plains LMB YP CP S Boat launch on East Shore for small boats.
Sturgeon Pool Rifton LMB CA YP S SMB CRA WP Possible hand launch pull-offs along Rte. 213 on the East Shore.
Summit Lake Bear Mountain
Swan Lake Pleasantville BK BNT RT LMB S YP CRA BNB Shoreline access provided by Rockefeller State Park Preserve. 914-631-1470.
Swinging Bridge Reservoir Monticello SMB LMB S YP CRA W CA BNT RB BNB WP Concrete boat ramp off Starlight Rd.
Sylvan Lake Beekman BNT RT LMB S CP Cartop boat launch Rte. 10, no gas motors.
Te Ata Lake Bear Mountain
Titicus Reservoir North Salem BNT LMB S YP CRA CA SMB CP Free NYC DEP watershed access permit required. Rowboat must be approved and registered by NYC DEP.
Toronto Reservoir Bethel LMB SMB CP W BNB YP S Concrete boat ramp off Moscoe Rd.
Upton Lake Stanford BNT LMB S CP Car-top boat launch Rt. 17, electric motors only.
Walton Lake Walton Park BNT S YP LMB SMB CP RB CRA Hand carry boats from Lakes Rd. No gas motors.
Wampus Pond Armonk
Waneta Lake Rockland SMB LMB S YP CRA M CP BNB Accessible fishing pier, car top access off Johnson Hill Rd. Exit 96 off State Rte 17.
Wappinger Lake Wappingers Falls S YP CRA CA LMB SMB CP Boat launch Spring St. Boat rentals available.
Welch Lake Stony Point
West Branch Reservoir Kent/Carmel BNT LLS LMB S YP CP W CA SMB RB WP BNB Free NYC DEP watershed access permit required. Rowboat must be approved and registered by NYC DEP.
West Branch Reservoir Carmel/Kent BNT LLS LMB S YP CP W CA SMB RB WP BNB Free NYC DEP watershed access permit required. Rowboat must be approved and registered by NYC DEP.
Whaley Lake Pawling
White Lake Bethel LMB S YP CP W CA BNT LT SMB Hard surface boat launch off Rte 17B in the Hamlet of White Lake. Parking for 24 cars and trailers.
White Pond Kent LMB S YP CRA CP W RB BNB S Electric motors only, accessible fishing pier available.
Wilson Lake Tremper LMB CP S Provided by Kenneth L Wilson DEC Campground.
Yankeetown Pond Woodstock

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