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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
Town: 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.

Willowemoc Wild Forest

Waneta Lake Contour Map (PDF)

Waneta Lake Image

Fish Species:

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


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

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