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Mohansic Lake

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This 108 acre lake located in Franklin D. Roosevelt State Park provides anglers with a chance of catching a lot of fish. Mohansic provides anglers opportunities to fish from shore, rowboat and has rowboat rentals.

Physical Features:

Elevation: 449 feet
Area: 108 acres
Shoreline Length: 2.4 miles
Maximum Depth: 27 feet
Mean Depth: 11 feet
County & Town: Westchester County, Town of Yorktown


There is a state-owned boat launch off Rte 202 in Franklin D. Roosevelt State Park with parking for 20 cars; there is a permit required, and there are no gas motors allowed on the lake. Universally accessible. View the Mohansic Lake Contour Map (PDF).

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

Fish Species:

Largemouth Bass, Chain Pickerel, and Panfish.


Mohansic has an abundant population of sunfish that provide a lot of action when taking a kid fishing. Look for largemouth bass around the lily pads; try fishing with a weedless frog or plastic worm.


Statewide Fishing Regulations Apply

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