Keuka Lake

Keuka Lake

Keuka Lake, often called “the middle finger”, is the only lake that runs north and south. You can drive around the entire lake in 90 minutes.

Penn Yan Keuka Lake

Penn Yan (north end)

Hike the 6.6 mile long Keuka Lake Outlet Trail between Keuka Lake in Penn Yan to Dresden on Seneca Lake.

Spend a few hours eating and shopping at The Windmill, with nearly 200 local producers and craftsmen, including a large presence of Amish-made goods. There’s a handy map of the market to help you explore.

Keuka Lake

Hammondsport (south end)

Relax on the south shore in Hammondsport.


Eat at The Olney Place, Penn Yan Diner, Seneca Farms, Switzerland Inn, Lakeside Restaurant & Tavern, Union Block Italian BistroTimber Stone Grill and many more!

Swim at Keuka Lake State Park, Indian Pines Park, Red Jacket Park, Depot Park.

More Information about Keuka Lake

60 minutes from Rochester – MAP

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Debi Bower

Born, raised and living life as a digital designer in Rochester, NY! I am also a day-tripper, writer & photographer, exploring the nooks and crannies that make our part of New York State so special.

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