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DeRuyter Reservoir

New York

DeRuyter Reservoir, New York

DeRuyter Reservoir real estate is a tight inventory market for lake homes and land in New York.

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    About DeRuyter Reservoir
    Less Than 30 Miles from Syracuse

    DeRuyter Reservoir is a picturesque body of water situated in the forested hills of central New York.

    Syracuse is conveniently located under 30 miles away, home to Syracuse International Airport, St. Joseph Hospital, Syracuse University, and more.

    Covering Over 550 Acres

    DeRuyter Lake, also known as Tioughnioga Lake, was created in 1860 and now covers around 577 acres. The lake, stretching two miles. has over six miles of shoreline populated with full-time residences and seasonal cottages. Its blue waters reach depths of 55 feet and are 15 feet deep on average.

    A Great Fishing Location

    DeRuyter Reservoir is well-known for its excellent supply of largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, and chain pickerel. The lake also holds walleye, crappie, bluegill, yellow perch, and brown bullhead.

    Boat around the waters in a kayak or canoe to get full panoramic views of the lake. The lake is a beautiful scene in the winter used for snowshoeing and ice fishing.

    Outdoor Adventures

    Highland Forest County Park is a location just west of the lake, offering over 20 miles of trails for hiking, horseback riding, or nature watching. Over 40 miles of trails are open for cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and other winter sports in the winter.

    Camping, hunting, mountain biking, sleigh rides, dog walking, and picnicking are other popular activities at Highland Forest.

    DeRuyter State Forest is a less-trafficked set of woods bordering the east side of the lake that supports outdoor activities.

    Charming Properties on DeRuyter Reservoir

    The glassy waters of DeRuyter Lake offer a variety of recreation along with the surrounding forests. Purchase property to enjoy this recreational oasis of New York.