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Taylor Pond

Located in southwestern Clinton County. This body of water is more of a lake than a pond and has a tendency to become rough due to prevailing winds.

Physical Features:

Elevation: 139 feet
Area: 856 acres
Shoreline Length: 8.6 miles
Length: 3.1 miles
Maximum Depth: 95 feet
Maximum Width: 0.7 miles
Thermocline: ~20-30 feet
County & Town: Clinton County, Town of Black Brook

Taylor Pond contour map (PDF)


Access is located within the DEC maintained Taylor Pond Campground, off Silver Lake Road, 9 miles northwest of the Town of Ausable Forks. The boat launch is a beach launch. There is a day use fee applied during open camping season, but the launch is open year round. Parking for 20 cars and trailers.

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

Fish Species:

Lake trout, landlocked salmon, brown bullhead, pumpkinseed, yellow perch, and rainbow smelt.


The pond has good landlocked salmon and lake trout fishing. Lakers can exceed 10 pounds, but average 2 pounds.

Ice Fishing:



Statewide Fishing Regulations Apply.

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