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Keuka Lake

Located in the heart of central New York wine country, Keuka Lake lies 17 miles southwest of the City of Geneva. Shaped like a Y, Keuka ranks third in size among the Finger Lakes. The hamlet of Branchport is located at the tip of the lake’s northwest arm and the Village of Penn Yan tips the northeast arm. At the lake’s south end is the Village of Hammondsport. THE MOST INTERESTING fact about this amazing lake is that it flows both North and South, which makes it one of only two lakes worldwide which do so, the other being located in Italy. Keuka Lake Boasts (20 Wineries / 5 Breweries) The Pleasant Valley Wine Company, located near the village of Hammondsport, New York is the oldest winery in the Finger Lakes region. Established in 1860, the winery proudly displays the designation U.S. Bonded Winery No. 1 and has eight remarkable stone buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places.


Physical Features:

Elevation: 715 feet
Area: 11,584 acres
Length: 19.6 miles
Maximum width: 1.9 miles
Maximum depth: 183 feet
Thermocline: between 30-35 feet

Fish Species:

  • Atlantic Salmon
  • Black Crappie
  • Bluegill
  • Brown Trout
  • Lake Trout
  • Northern Pike
  • Pumpkinseed
  • Rainbow Trout
  • Rock Bass
  • Smallmouth Bass
  • Smelt
  • Yellow Perch.

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