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Otsego Lake

Cooperstown, NY
+1 607-547-2543
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Great views

The make is magnificent. We drove around the lake and it was inchanting especially if you read any... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Robert C
Chicago, Illinois
via mobile
Peacefull, Beautiful Experience

This is a beautiful grand lake within a short walking distance from Main street Cooperstown. A must... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dover, New Hampshire
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This picturesque nine-mile-long lake is the centerpiece of Cooperstown.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Cooperstown, NY
+1 607-547-2543
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The make is magnificent. We drove around the lake and it was inchanting especially if you read any of Cooper's works. The lake is in the middle of farm land.

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful grand lake within a short walking distance from Main street Cooperstown. A must see for anyone who visits this quaint little town.

Thank butterfly12142
Reviewed 1 week ago

the boat trip was very nice and relaxing and quiet. Information in the beginning of trip and just enjoy the beautiful scenery.

Thank ellenkfz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Otsego Lake is beautiful. There are boat rentals and an excursion boat which is a nice way to spend the day. The ferry is reasonably priced although they don't allow you to purchase tickets until a specified time before departure which is a little awkward....More

Thank betsygggg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So calm and peaceful! I have the pleasure of piloting the Glimmerglass Queen Tour Boat and enjoy all the time I get out on the water with nature and our guests! I couldn't ask for a better job!

Thank phishhead99
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a long day visiting various attractions, we stopped by Otsego Lake. Glad we did, the views of the lake were awesome. Wish the weather was warmer so we could have went for a swim. Next time.

Thank Eddie S
Reviewed 21 August 2017

stunning homes and hotels along the lake. While Cooperstown may be famous for the Baseball Hall of Fame, the rest of the town has a gentility all its own. Lovely old mansions, outstanding hotels and modest houses along a lake with views of hills, a...More

Thank Larry M
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Although being in Cooperstown and environs means always seeing different views of this lake, a great experience worth the money is the 5 pm boat cruise from the Cooperstown marina. The light on the woods (80% of the land around the lake is in trust...More

Thank Douglas T
Reviewed 17 August 2017

This is a great lake, located in what must be one of the best farming regions in the US, We always eat at the Blue Mingo Grill and this year they sat us by the water, There were lots of ducks.

Thank annbury
Reviewed 10 August 2017

The lake provides significant beauty to the areas that have been developed around its perimeter. The Otisaga Resort at one end, the Fenimore Museum and the Farmer's Museum across the street, Glimmerglen, Glimmerglass State Park are just a few of the many things available for...More

1  Thank Jack F
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Questions & Answers
Becky J
2 July 2017|
Response from Transwizard | Reviewed this property |
It is and I do not think there is a horsepower limit. There are several public launch sites on the lake.
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!!
16 July 2016|
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Response from jfosters6 | Reviewed this property |
Don't know about fishing. Lots of boating activity. Beautiful lake.