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Gilbert Lake

Physical Features:

Elevation: 1,515 feet
Area: 41.2 acres
Shoreline Length: 1.2 miles
Length: 0.46 miles
Max Depth: 20 feet
Mean Depth: 9.3 feet
Town: New Lisbon

Aquatic Plant Life:

Limited rooted aquatic vegetation.


Gilbert Lake State Park on Gilbert Lake State Park Road. Permit required to launch boats.

Fish Species:

Rainbow Trout, Golden Shiner, Creek Chub, White Sucker, Brown Bullhead, Pumpkinseed, Largemouth Bass, Yellow Perch


The lake is a popular state campground for summer campers. This lake sees most of its pressure from April 1st throughout the summer from those targeting the trout. Some impressive largemouth bass have been reported in recent years. Stocked annually with approximately 700 rainbow trout 8-15" in length.

Ice Fishing:



Special fishing regulations apply (leaving DEC website to official Fishing Regulations Guide vendor website)

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