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Relaxing on the grass

Garden area next to the lake was filled with families relaxing, playing catch, and whiffle baseball... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Big Lake

Nice place for a walk in the parks around the lake. The park at the south end is small but has... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Toms River, New Jersey
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This picturesque nine-mile-long lake is the centerpiece of Cooperstown.
Cooperstown, Otsego, NY
+1 607-547-2543
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Garden area next to the lake was filled with families relaxing, playing catch, and whiffle baseball games. Picturesque spot.

Thank ralpha517
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our hotel at Terrance Motor Inn overlooked this beautiful lake. Wish we had gone on a boat tour they have on this lake.

Thank Ron D
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Nice place for a walk in the parks around the lake. The park at the south end is small but has benches & a nice view. There is a large park at the north end of the lake. Great spot for a picnic & place...More

1  Thank 001BillyV
Reviewed 30 September 2018

We took a boat ride along the lake. The info they shared about the history of the lake was very informative. Its only about an hour long, but a very nice pretty ride.

Thank jbogdan001
Reviewed 17 September 2018

We rented a 15 seater pontoon from Gary, the owner. What a great day! Gary showed us how to use the boat and we were on our way. It was clean and comfortable and so much fun! The kids had a great time jumping off...More

2  Thank Margaret K
Reviewed 17 September 2018

In the frontier years of the area, this beautiful lake was called "Glimmerglass" by the native Americans. It should still have that name, it's that lovely.

Thank Golfsironman
Reviewed 6 September 2018

It is a beautiful, quiet lake surrounded by trees and mountains. Not a lot of development around it. Some nice large older buildings and a very quaint town. Worth a visit.

Thank Mark T
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Otsego Lake, also known as Glimmerglass is truly a gem among gems. The crystal clear water offers many options for fun and adventure, swimming, fishing, boating, water skiing, kayaking or just plain relaxing and watching the boats sail by. The lake itself is nine miles...More

2  Thank Elaine L
Reviewed 31 August 2018

There are many places to golf, and restaurants to dine at around the lake. There are boat tours and marinas. The lake is clean and so beautiful.

Thank lmk1126
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Stayed at Lakefront Hotel and went on tour boat to see lake and learn some local history. Great views and a special medievel find!

Thank billy r
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Joanne S
25 July 2018|
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Response from wjb56 | Reviewed this property |
No there is not !
Becky J
3 July 2017|
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.
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!!