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Stillwater Pond

Stillwater pond is ideal for the angler fishing from a canoe or kayak.

Physical Features:

Elevation: 895 feet
Area: 55 acres
Shoreline Length: 1.7 miles
Max Depth: 30 feet
Mean Depth: 19 feet
County & Town: Putnam County, Town of Putnam Valley


Hand launch is provided by Clarence Fahnestock State Park. Off the Taconic Parkway, southbound, 1 mile south of Route 301. Parking for 10 cars. Electric Motors Only. Permit required, available from park manager.

View the Stillwater Pond Contour Map (PDF).

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

Fish Species:

Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout, Panfish

Stillwater Pond


Stillwater Pond is stocked every spring with 970 Rainbow Trout and 930 Brown Trout. In this clear water pond, anglers have success trolling with small metal spoons and in-line spinners.


Statewide Fishing Regulations Apply

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