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Black River Pond

Physical Features:

Elevation: 1,393 feet
Area: 34.6 acres
Shoreline Length: 1.2 miles
Length: 0.5 miles
Max Depth: 26 feet
Mean Depth: N/A
County & Town: Rensselaer County, Town of Berlin

Aquatic Plant Life:

Minimal rooted aquatic vegetation.


Cherry Plains State Park Boat Launch: Off Miller Road/County Route 35 in Cherry Plains State Park, about 2 miles west of NYS Route 22. Hand launch. Day use fee in season. No motors permitted. Boat rentals available. 10 cars and trailers.

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

Fish Species:

Golden Shiner, Brown Bullhead, Pumpkinseed, Yellow Perch


Abundant panfish population can make for some good action; however, the average size of the fish is small.

Ice Fishing:



Statewide Fishing Regulations Apply.

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