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    About Colonie Reservoir
    Saratoga County, New York

    Also known as Stony Creek Reservoir, Colonie Reservoir lies in 1,000 acres of untouched land in Clifton Park, New York. Though the reservoir is located in Clifton Park, it is owned by the city of Colonie. The lake has historically served as a backup source of drinking water.

    Ellis Hospital is 11 minutes from the lake and Albany International Airport is 24 minutes away. There is a Hannaford Supermarket, ALDI, and Market 32 nearby.

    Hiking and Outdoors

    Nature lovers will enjoy the Vischer Ferry Nature and Historic Preserve by the Mohawk River. The preserve offers trails for hiking and skiing as well as opportunities to fish, hunt, and go bird watching.

    Nearby Fishing

    Twenty minutes away is Ballston Lake, which is excellent for fishing and ice fishing, especially for largemouth bass. Anglers can also cast in on the shore of the Mohawk River and expect to catch smallmouth and largemouth bass, as well as channel catfish.

    Explore Albany

    Albany, the state capital, makes for an exhilarating daycation that any Colonie Reservoir resident will enjoy.

    Visitors can learn the monumental heritage of the Navy by touring the USS Slater DE-766, the restored Cannon-class destroyer that was decommissioned in 1991.

    Those seeking even more knowledge can further their adventure at the New York State Museum, which offers a variety of exhibits, free of charge!

    Crossgates Mall is the shopping center of Albany. Shoppers may explore over 180 stores and restaurants.

    The Perfect Balance Between Nature and City

    If you’re looking for that idyllic symmetry between outdoor living and city life, look closely into Colonie Reservoir. You may just find your next lake home!