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Cayuga Lake State Park
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Cayuga Lake State Park
Description - Cayuga Lake State Park rests on the northwest shores of one of the largest lakes within the Finger Lakes region, Cayuga Lake. The park offers a long list of amenities which offer year-round availability. Anglers enjoy catching largemouth and smallmouth bass, northern pike, walleye, landlocked salmon, rainbow trout and brown trout.

Attractions - Cayuga Lake State Parks rests along the northwestern shores of Cayuga Lake with easy access from SR 89. This is a recreation haven with many of the local businesses catering to the needs of tourists. Bed and breakfasts and local motels dot the landscape while charter fishing operations lie waterside. Many anglers enjoy fishing for largemouth and smallmouth bass, northern pike, walleye, landlocked salmon, rainbow trout and brown trout. Power boating is permitted.

Recreation - Camping and fishing are the main attractions at Cayuga Lake State Park. The park offers a boat launch site which opens up the opportunity for a variety of water sports from windsurfing to trophy fishing. Camping, a nature trail, children's playground, picnic grove and swimming beach are offered as well. Two miles of cross-country trails are available during the winter months.

Climate - The Cayuga Lake area experiences average January temperatures above 22 degrees Fahrenheit (above -6 degrees Celsius). It is important to note that this area receives some of the heaviest snowfalls in the nation. Summer temperatures average around 72 degrees Fahrenheit (around 22 degrees Celsius). Precipitation in the region ranges from less than 36 inches to approximately 40 inches of rain and snowmelt.

Location - Located along the western shores of Cayuga Lake, this state park is accessed from SR 89 south of US 20 / SR 5. The park is 3 miles east of Seneca Falls.


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Recommend to a Friend: Highly
Report: Cayuga Lake State Park is beautiful, tranquil and convenient to Seneca Falls, site of the National Women's Hall of fame. Also, Finger lakes wineries


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Contact Information:
Cayuga Lake State Park, 2678 Lower Lake Road , Seneca Falls,, NY, 13148, Phone: 315-568-5163

Additional Information:
Finger Lakes Travel Region - Glacial ice sheets deepened the earth becoming a basin with soil and rock deposits forming natural dams allowing glacial melts to fill what is now known as Finger Lakes.
New York Lakes and Rivers -
New York State Parks - The New York Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation offers 152 parks, 35 historic sites and 27 golf courses for all tastes, ages and abilities.

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New York State Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation - Official agency Website

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