Otsego Lake

New York

4Listings$155K-$400K$910KTotal Value
Otsego Lake, New York

Otsego Lake real estate is a top twenty market for lake homes and land in New York.

This lake is a mid-sized New York lake and has 20 miles of shoreline. The closest major airport, Griffiss International Airport, is only 50 miles away.

  • 20Mi. of Shoreline
  • 82Avg. Depth
  • 165Deepest Depth
  • Shoreline Borders
    State Park (Some)
  • Ownership
    Public
  • Acreage
    4,046
  • Public Boat Ramps
    1
Marinas
(607) 547-2371
7090 NY-80
Cooperstown, NY 13326
Golf Courses
(607) 544-2547
60 Lake St
Cooperstown, NY 13326
(607) 547-9290
144 Pro Shop Drive
Springfield Center, NY 13468
Campgrounds
(607) 264-8431
2149 Co Rd 31
Cooperstown, NY 13326
(607) 547-2896
7489 NY-80
Cooperstown, NY 13326
  • Counties: Otsego County
  • Fish: Brown Trout, Largemouth Bass, Rainbow Trout, Smallmouth Bass, Walleye
  • Notable events: Otsego Lakes Festival, Annual Boat Parade, Glimmerglass Festival
  • Sailing clubs: Otsego Sailing Club
  • Interesting facts: Reference in books including novels by James Fenimore Cooper and The Secret of Mirror Bay from the Nancy Drew series
  • Landmarks: Council Rock
Hospitals
(607) 547-3456
1 Atwell Rd
Cooperstown, NY 13326
Airports
Griffiss International Airport
660 Hangar Rd, Rome, NY 13441
50 miles away
Richfield
Richfield Springs, NY 13439
7 miles away
About Otsego Lake
Proximity to Albany and Syracuse

Otsego Lake is a beautiful gem of New York, located just an hour and a half from Albany or Syracuse.

Albany, the capital of New York, is a striking city full of useful facilities and attractions. Some of these include Albany International Airport, Albany Med, and Times Union Center.

Syracuse is home to similar conveniences, including Syracuse Hancock International Airport, St. Joseph’s Hospital, and the Erie Canal Museum.

One of the Prettiest Lakes of New York

This great lake stretches across 4,046 acres and features 20 miles of shoreline. Its average depth is 82 feet but reaches depths of 165 feet.

Otsego Lake boasts clear, emerald-like waters along with majestic mountain views. The stunning scenery is matched by the many beautiful homes along the lake.

Exciting Lake Activities

Otsego Lake is incredibly desired for its beauty and recreational opportunities alike. The pristine waters are host to boating, fishing, and especially swimming.

Glimmerglass State Park Beach is the lake’s most popular attraction, loved for its clean sands and laid-back atmosphere. The park trails are a hit all year long, used for hiking in the summer and snowshoeing or snowmobiling in the winter.

The lake’s healthy population of largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, bluegill, trout, salmon, and pickerel guarantees an excellent catch for the anglers.

Lakeside Camping, Attractions, and Celebrations

Glimmerglass State Park is also hosting some of the nation’s best camping, offering various campsites. Bed and breakfasts, cabins, and cottages are also nearby.

Cooperstown on the southern end of the lake is widely known for its Baseball Hall of Fame, but it is also home to a great selection of shops, diners, and attractions.

The lake community hosts many fun lake activities, including the Otsego Lake Festival, Annual Boat Parade, and Glimmerglass Festival.

The Perfect Destination

Otsego is an excellent place for raising a family or retirement. When you experience the sparkling waters, fresh air, and inviting community, you will be ready to call Otsego Lake home!