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Otsego Lake

Cooperstown, NY
+1 607-547-2543
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One of the most beautiful lakes in central New York

Otsego Lake is absolutely beautiful. It's a great place to bring your canoe or kayak. If you need... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Cooperstown, New York
via mobile
Drive around the lake was OK

The drive around the lake took us about an hour, which included a drive around the campground on... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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This picturesque nine-mile-long lake is the centerpiece of Cooperstown.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Cooperstown, NY
+1 607-547-2543
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Otsego Lake is absolutely beautiful. It's a great place to bring your canoe or kayak. If you need to rent a kayak or paddle board, you can go to Brookwood Point on the west side of the lake. It's a little over two miles outside...More

Thank Pilerj
Reviewed 4 days ago

The drive around the lake took us about an hour, which included a drive around the campground on the east side of the lake. The drive around did not include much lakeside driving and it was only a few places where you can see the...More

Thank adventureexperience1
Reviewed 4 days ago

First of all the lake is very beautiful. The 2 days I went fishing the lake trout were not biting. we only caught 1 in 2 days. When we were done wasting several hours in both mornings trout fishing, we went for bass and perch....More

Thank tarpon89
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Absolutely gorgeous lake, a little favoritism on my part as I grew up on this lake. Fishing used to be great but I understand it has taped off greatly. Love the area, has great museums which I will do in another review.

Thank Transwizard
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came for Dreams Baseball and fell in love with the lake. If you are a water person, definitely check this clean water gem. We stayed by the lake which is right down the street from the HOF and Main St. All water rentals abound...More

1  Thank Kaila1960
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We happened to stumble on this and it was a perfect day to just sit by the water and watch the people on boats, kayaks and paddleboards. There were a lot of people; some sitting on the benches, some playing frisbee, and some just laying...More

Thank Donna M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a family reunion at Otsego lake. The lake is calm, quiet, and has plenty of options for activities. Will be visiting again!

Thank Kendra S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great setting right in Cooperstown. There is a boat ride which is a nice outing. We sat in a small park and watched the sun set.

Thank sndovale
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did not stay at the hotel. Only went for a spa treatment. Afterwards , my friend and I sat on rocking chairs admiring the golf course overlooking the lake. The hotel is very stately and the grounds are beautiful !

Thank mahwahmaddy
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

The lake can't really be separated from the old town center of Cooperstown. Both intertwine together. The lake and town really are very much a Norman Rockwell in terms of beauty. You have the town , the lake, the Otesaga hotel, the golf course- just...More

Thank Courtney B
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Looking to rent 2 cottages on lake that are pet friendly any suggestions cottages must be close together
30 August 2016|
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Response from Edinburghhome | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately we camped so don't know about that. But area is really laid back. Beautiful area have fun!!
How is the fishing ?
16 July 2016|
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Response from jfosters6 | Reviewed this property |
Don't know about fishing. Lots of boating activity. Beautiful lake.