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Silver Lake Outlet Wildlife Management Area

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Size: 10 acres

Silver Lake WMA is located at the north end of Silver Lake in Wyoming County. The area is primarily made up of wetland habitat.

Day Use Activities and Recreational Opportunities

  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Trapping
  • Wildlife Observation

A few activities are prohibited: off road vehicular travel, swimming, boating with motors and camping.

Watchable Wildlife

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The diverse habitat on the area is home to a variety of wildlife species. Some of the more common species are beaver, muskrat, mink, raccoon, fox, squirrel, deer, grouse, woodcock, turkey and a variety of song birds and waterfowl.


The area was acquired in 1963 as a gift to the State of New York.


To date there has been no management activity on this area. The initial project was to protect the outlet to Silver Lake and the surrounding wetland ecosystem.

For more information, call or write to:

Region 9 Wildlife Manager
182 East Union Street, Suite 3
Allegany, NY 14706


Just south of Perry off of East Lake Road