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Otsego Lake

Cooperstown, NY
+1 607-547-2543
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Try to view lake at sunset

We ended the wonderful ghost tour at head of lake at sunset. View was enchanting. Try to spot the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
nycebh
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New York City, New York
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Nice lake

Big beautiful lake sitting only 2 blocks from downotwon Cooperstown. Swimming and boating... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
rejoyceWashington_DC
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Washington, DC
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This picturesque nine-mile-long lake is the centerpiece of Cooperstown.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Cooperstown, NY
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+1 607-547-2543
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We ended the wonderful ghost tour at head of lake at sunset. View was enchanting. Try to spot the bald eagles that nest on trees near the lake.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Big beautiful lake sitting only 2 blocks from downotwon Cooperstown. Swimming and boating available. Clean.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our reunion group of 9 people took the boat tour on the lake and found it very interesting and enjoyable.

Thank helted2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very relaxing. Plenty of places to go fishing, room to go jet skiing, and/or boating, or to just hang out.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Walking down to Otsego Lake and enjoying the scenery offers balance to being indoors at the Baseball Hall of Fame.

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Reviewed 11 June 2018

Otsego Lake is a narrow, wonderful beauty of nature that stretches about 10 miles north from Cooperstown. At the northern end is Glimmerglass State Park, offering the usual recreational activities available at a lake, as well as some historic sites to see. At the southern...More

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Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

We walked through the park and onto the dock and just admired the beautiful lake and boats and lake houses. After we walked up pioneer street back into town. Beautiful area and fun way to explore.

Thank Mack R
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Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Otsego Lake is THE place to go if you want to just chill out. The scenery is breathtaking. I can't wait to return.

Thank ladyonthego52
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

I was something to see and we live in Harrisburg PA. We couldn't get to the water because the snow was too high. But there is a rock with a pelican on it. On the bridge is a plaque and a story. This is one...More

Thank Mark M
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Reviewed 12 February 2018

Otsego lake is even gorgeous in the winter. I would highly recommend this entire region especially for families

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Becky J
3 July 2017|
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Response from Transwizard | Reviewed this property |
It is and I do not think there is a horsepower limit. There are several public launch sites on the lake.
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Moore1960
30 August 2016|
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Response from Edinburghhome | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately we camped so don't know about that. But area is really laid back. Beautiful area have fun!!
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Ltjbbfd
17 July 2016|
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Response from jfosters6 | Reviewed this property |
Don't know about fishing. Lots of boating activity. Beautiful lake.
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