Burden Lake

New York

5Listings$45K-$500K$1.4MTotal Value
Burden Lake, New York

Burden Lake real estate is a tight inventory market for Lake homes and land in New York.

Typically there are less than 10 land lots and homes for sale on Burden Lake.

Burden Lake homes for sale can range anywhere from $300,000 to $400,000, creating a total market value over $1 million.

  • 37Deepest Depth
  • Shoreline Borders
    State Park (Some)
  • Ownership
  • Acreage
  • Public Boat Ramps
Golf Courses
(518) 674-1770
162 Totem Lodge Rd
Averill Park, NY 12018
  • Counties: Rensselaer County
  • Fish: Largemouth Bass, Northern Pike, Smallmouth Bass, Walleye
  • Permit is not required to use the lake.
(518) 268-5000
1300 Massachusetts Ave
Troy, NY 12180
Albany International Airport
Albany Shaker Rd, Colonie, NY
20 miles away
Rensselaer County Airport-5B7
Poestenkill, NY 12140
9 miles away
About Burden Lake
Convenient to Albany and Massachusetts

Burden Lake is in Rensselaer County, surrounded by the quaint city of Dunham Hollow. The lake is about 30 minutes from Albany, New York, making it the perfect getaway home for city dwellers or commuters. Burden Lake covers nearly 400 acres with a maximum depth of 37 feet and 8.8 miles of shoreline.


Burden Lake is the perfect body of water for passionate anglers looking to spend day after day fishing the waters.

The lake holds an abundant panfish population. Some perch of both species up to 13 inches have been observed. Northern pike and walleye are rare, but when caught are often very large. Excellent bass fishing has been reported.

Chain Pickerel, Golden Shiner, White Sucker, Yellow and Brown Bullhead, Banded Killifish, White Perch, Rock Bass, Redbreast Sunfish, Pumpkinseed, Bluegill, White and Black Crappie, Tessellated Darter, and Yellow Perch are the other species that have been observed in Burden Lake.


Burden Lake Country Club is on the southeastern shore of Burden Lake. Play on the 18-hole, par 72 courses and take in the beautiful Albany landscape. This club prides itself on having one of the most pristine golf courses in the Albany area.

Visit Albany, New York

Albany is best known for its status as the New York State Capital, which makes visiting the state capitol building a must for some people. The building itself is magnificent with 19th-century architecture in a European style.

You can also tour the New York State Museum and the Albany Institute of History & Art if you enjoy learning about local art and history.

The Perfect Lake

Whether you are looking to buy a family home, a full-time retirement residence, or a vacation rental, Burden Lake is an excellent choice.