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Lake Superior

Lake Superior State Park has a beach, picnic areas and offers some good fishing.

Physical Features:

Elevation: 1,263 feet
Area: 90 acres
Shoreline Length: 2.6 miles


On Dr. Duggan Road, 1.5 miles south of the Hamlet of Bethel. Hand Launch. Electric Motors Only. Fee/permit required. (845) 794-3000 ext. 5002. 120 cars.
Lake Superior Contour Map (PDF)

Fish Species:

Largemouth Bass, Chain Pickerel, Brown Bullhead, Pumpkinseed, Bluegill, Black Crappie and Yellow Perch

Lake Superior Image


When targeting largemouth bass, try rubber worms and topwater baits fished in the shallow weed beds. Anglers report catching panfish on small jigs and live bait.


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

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