The Fourth Lake real estate market is a top twenty marketplace for lake property in New York.
Fourth Lake is a mid-sized New York lake, and has 17 miles of shoreline. Griffiss International Airport, the closest major airport, is only 60 miles away.
Fourth Lake is one of the nine lakes belonging to the Essex Chain of Lakes in New York's Adirondack region, surrounded by mountains and forests. These lakes' shorelines are densely wooded and offer diverse wildlife viewing.
Fourth Lake is located in Herkimer County, New York, and is relatively large, encompassing 2,138 acres with 9.8 miles of shoreline and an average depth of 34 feet. The lake is connected to five other lakes via narrow channels.
Boating, swimming, whitewater rafting, hiking, fishing, and hunting are popular on Fourth Lake.
Fish species present in the lake are lake trout, Atlantic salmon, landlocked salmon, white sucker, brook trout, rainbow trout, yellow perch, and brown trout.
Enjoy the slopes at McCauley Mountain Ski Area on the southern tip of First Lake. Situated on the McCauley Mountain, skiers and snowboarders can enjoy the 633-foot vertical drop. There are ski areas for people of all skill levels. If skiing isn't your favorite sport, you can try the mountain biking trails out instead.
Go on a hike in the 79,487-acre Moose River Plains Complex. The area contains low-lying river valleys, hills and low mountains, and 3,500-foot high mountain summits, Little Moose Mountain and Manbury Mountain in the Little Moose Wilderness. You can enjoy hiking trails, camping, paddling, fishing, boating, biking, horseback riding, hunting/trapping, snowmobiling, skiing, snowshoeing, and general wildlife viewing.
Whether you are looking to buy a family home, a full-time retirement residence, or a vacation rental, Fourth Lake is an excellent choice.