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Otsego Lake

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Address: Cooperstown, NY
Phone Number: 6075472543
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This picturesque nine-mile-long lake is the centerpiece of Cooperstown.

This picturesque nine-mile-long lake is the centerpiece of Cooperstown.

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True Americana

You must see this majestic lake. The color is stunning! Its backdrop is some of the most beautiful rolling hills I've ever seen. She just spreads her magic wherever you can view... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
NWells513
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Saratoga Springs, New York
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Saratoga Springs, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

You must see this majestic lake. The color is stunning! Its backdrop is some of the most beautiful rolling hills I've ever seen. She just spreads her magic wherever you can view it and is surrounded by quiet, quaint towns.

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Burke, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A must see on any visit to Cooperstown! We spent an entire day kayaking, paddle boarding, and swimming in the lake. Crystal clear water and beautiful views from lake street. We didn't want to leave. Bring a bathing suit and enjoy!

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Norwich, Vermont
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Love the stunningly beautiful Lake Otsego, with many spectacular views from Lake Drive in Cooperstown, NY. Worth seeing from the Otsaga Resort, as well as from the various marinas along the way to the Glimmerglass Festival.

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Bristol, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just a very clean, pristine lake which we could access from our motel. At the southern end is the town of Cooperstown, where there a many options for enjoying the lake.

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Coventry, Rhode Island
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you go to Cooperstown, take a walk down a side road to the lake front. It's ego Lake is a beautiful lake, a treasure of Cooperstown. We took a tour, 1hour , on The Glimmerglass Queen. Fair price, nice little boat. A narrated tour of the lake and a bit of history.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a beautiful lake. The lakeside property is 75% owned by one family--so there is no build up as you would expect in most resort areas. The shoreline is practically pristines. We went on the Glimmerglass Queen Boat. I thought I saw a place to review it, but it is not here now. Well worth the nominal fee.

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Thank Elizabeth P
Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The lake is pretty good size. Canoe, motor boats and small sail boats. Didn't seem to be over crowded. I think most people would find this lake to be enjoyable to boat on.

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Thank kvdahlberg
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the boat ride! The boat bartender was super nice. The color of the lake was strange but they explained about algae.........it was beautiful

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Otsego Lake was peaceful, quiet, meditative. Folks were fishing, picnicking, strolling and napping while I visited. I sat on one of the benches and enjoyed the moment and view.

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Thank Ann C
Syracuse, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walked down to the lake after visiting the Baseball Hall of Fame. It was a short stroll to the park where we could relax in the cool breeze, away from main street activity.

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