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Sanford Lake

Sanford Lake is located in eastern Steuben County, north of the Village of Savona. The surrounding landscape is primarily forested with limited development.

Physical Features:

Elevation: 1063 feet
Area: 30.6 acres
Shoreline Length: 1.2 miles
County & Town: Steuben County, Town of Bath

Aquatic Plant Life:

Aquatic plants are very abundant throughout this lake.


Sanford Lake is located partially within Birdseye Hollow State Forest off Kettle Rd or Sanford Lake Recreation Area located off of Round Lake Rd. Shore access and boat launch. Electric trolling motors only.

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

Fish Species:

Banded killifish, black crappie, bluegill, brown bullhead, chain pickerel, common shiner, golden shiner, largemouth bass, pumpkinseed, and yellow perch.


The Sanford Lake fishery primarily consists of brown bullheads, bluegills, pumpkinseeds, black crappie, and largemouth bass.


Statewide Fishing Regulations Apply.

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