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Moreau Lake State Park

Gansevoort, Saratoga County

A close shot of a dragonfly on a small branch and some hikers on a mountain top

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Located in the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains, this park is mostly wild, with a 120-acre lake formed by glaciers. It is classified as both a Bird Conservation Area by the state and an Important Bird Area by the Audubon Society.

Wildlife to Watch

  • Baltimore orioles
  • Eastern wood-pewees
  • Cooper's hawks
  • Screech owls
  • Frogs
  • Turtles
  • Raccoons
  • Otters
  • Coyotes
  • Foxes

Where to Watch

  • Nature trails
  • Hiking trails
  • Lake
  • Visitors center

Recreational Opportunities

  • Hiking
  • Camping
  • Swimming
  • Boating
  • Canoeing/kayaking
  • Hunting
  • Fishing
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Visitors center

Accessible Features

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This Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation site has some accessible features, including campsites. A full list of DEC's accessible recreation destinations is available on the DEC website.

Size

4,300 acres

Nearest Town

Gansevoort

Directions

Go to Google Maps, and enter your address for step-by-step directions to Moreau Lake State Park. (This link will open a page outside the DEC website. Hold the "Shift" key down, and click on the link to open it in a new window.)

Contact Information

Telephone: 518-793-0511

Address: 605 Old Saratoga Rd., Gansevoort, NY

Website: Moreau Lake State Park (This link leaves DEC's website)

Photo credits: John Rozell, OPRHP