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North-South Lake

Physical Features:

Elevation: 2,132 feet
Area: 84 acres
Shoreline Length: 2.3 miles
Length: 0.87 miles
Max Depth: 12 feet
Mean Depth: 5.6 feet
County & Town: Greene County, Town of Hunter

Aquatic Plant Life:

Limited rooted aquatic vegetation.


North-South Lake State Campground (DEC) boat launch is 2 miles east of Haines Falls at the end of County Route 18. (Located at the far east end of North Lake by the beach.) No motors allowed. Hard surface ramp. Day use fee in season. Open when campground is operating. Boat rentals available. 20 cars & trailers.

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

Fish Species:

Black Crappie, Chain Pickerel, Tiger Muskellunge, Golden Shiner, Brown Bullhead, Pumpkinseed, Largemouth Bass, Yellow Perch


Lake provides excellent fishing for panfish and bullhead and is a great place to take the kids. Recent annual stockings of approximately 300 tiger muskellunge 10-11" in length should provide anglers with the opportunity to hook one of these fast growing fish.

Ice Fishing:



Statewide Fishing Regulations Apply.

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