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Lake Gleneida

Lake Gleneida


Lake Gleneida, located right off of Route 52 in the Town of Carmel, has a good cold and warm water fishery. Gleneida is stocked every spring with 3000 brown trout, 1000 rainbow trout and 700 lake trout. All three species do very well in the lake, and it is not uncommon to see a 10 pound fish. Gleneida has some really nice weed beds in the shallows, and anglers report doing well catching bass and panfish from them.

Physical Features

Elevation: 505 feet
Surface Area: 168 acres
Shore Length: 2.2 miles
Max Depth: 108 feet

Mean Depth: 48 feet


Special fishing regulations apply (leaving DEC website to official Fishing Regulations Guide vendor website).


Access is provided by the New York City DEP. A free NYC DEP watershed access permit is required. Rowboats must be approved and registered by the NYC DEP. Contact the DEP using the link under "Links Leaving DEC's Website" in the right hand column.
Lake Gleneida Contour Map PDF (200 KB)

Fish Species Present

Lake Trout, Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout, Chain Pickerel, Largemouth Bass, Black Crappie, White Perch, Sunfish