Honeoye Lake

Honeoye Lake: One of New York’s 11 Finger Lakes

Honeoye Lake is the most shallow (only 30 ft deep!) and the second smallest of the Finger Lakes. The lake is just 45 minutes from Rochester, and you can drive around the entire lake in 30 minutes. Relax, swim or put in a car-top boat at Sandy Bottom Park on the north shore. There is a boat launch on the east shore at Honeoye Lake Boat Launch State Park. Head up to Harriet Hollister Spencer State Recreation Area for one a spectacular view! There is another scenic overlook toward the northeast on NY-20A, but the lake itself isn’t as visible. Like Conesus, the freezes completely in the winter.

Honeoye Lake Sandy Beach Park

Honeoye Lake Sandy Bottom Park
Honeoye Lake at Sandy Bottom Park

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Honeoye Lake from Harriet Hollister
Honeoye Lake from Harriet Hollister
Honeoye Lake from Harriet Hollister
Honeoye Lake Scenic Overlook on 20A

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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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