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Waneta Lake

Waneta Lake, located in the Willowemoc Wild Forest, has an accessible fishing pier which offers some good fishing opportunities. Waneta Lake also offers picnicking with an accessible picnic table and parking.

Physical Features:

Elevation: 1850 feet
Area: 32 acres
Shoreline Length: 1.1 miles
County & Town: Sullivan County, Town of Rockland


Waneta Lake has an accessible fishing pier and car top access. Located off of Johnson Hill Rd. about 3.5 miles north of Livingston Manor. Take exit 96 off of State Route 17. Waneta Lake is located in Willowemoc Wild Forest. View the Waneta Lake Contour Map (PDF).

For more information on this launch including Google Maps driving directions, visit the Boat Launch Sites for Sullivan County page.

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Fish Species:

Pumpkinseed, Yellow Perch, Brown Bullhead, Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass and Chain Pickerel


Statewide Fishing Regulations Apply

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