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Dunham Reservoir (Grafton Lakes State Park)

Physical Features:

Elevation: 1,319 feet
Area: 98 acres
Shoreline Length: 3.8 miles
Length: 0.87 miles
Max Depth: 30 feet
Mean Depth: 16 feet
County & Town: Rensselaer County, Town of Grafton

Aquatic Plant Life:

Minimal rooted aquatic vegetation.


Trailer launch located northeast corners of the lake off Johnston Road. Hand launch located on northwest side off Dunham Road. Beach launches (2). Park day use fee in season. Electric motors only. 5 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:

Chain Pickerel, Golden Shiner, Common Shiner, Fallfish, White Sucker, Yellow Bullhead, Brown Bullhead, Rock Bass, Redbreast Sunfish, Pumpkinseed, Bluegill, Smallmouth Bass, Largemouth Bass, Black Crappie, Tessellated Darter, Yellow Perch


Dunham Reservoir supports a variety of fish species. Common catches include smallmouth bass, chain pickerel, yellow perch, and brown bullhead.

Ice Fishing:



Statewide Fishing Regulations Apply.

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