water-access

Lakes, Boating, & Fishing

Need a little water therapy?  As home to two of New York's stunning Finger Lakes and the Genesee River, we have excellent boating, swiming, and fishing spots all throughout the county!  

Conesus Lake Inlet (Conesus)

Wildlife Management Area. At south end of Conesus Lake, off Route 256

Launch Type:   Wildlife Management Area.  Hand launch at south end of Conesus Lake, off Route 256

Parking Restrictions:   40 cars

Conesus Lake (Livonia)

From Route 390, Exit 8, 3 miles east on Route 20A, 4 miles south on East Lake Road

Launch Type:   From Route 390, Exit 8, 3 miles east on Route 20A, 4 miles south on East Lake Road

Parking Restrictions:   45 cars and trailers, 25 cars

Conesus Lake (Livonia)

On Pebble Beach Road, .25 miles south of Route 20A in the Hamlet of Lakeville

Launch Type:   Hand launch on Pebble Beach Road, .25 miles south of Route 20A in the Hamlet of Lakeville

Parking Restrictions:   120 cars

Conesus Lake (Livonia)

On Route 20A in the Hamlet of Lakeville

Launch Type:   Hand launch on Route 20A in the Hamlet of Lakeville

Parking Restrictions:   50 cars

Genesee River (Avon)

On Routes 5 & 20, in Village of Avon

Launch Type:   On Routes 5 & 20, in Village of Avon

Parking Restrictions:   13 cars

Genesee River (Geneseo)

Village of Geneseo at wastewater treatment plant

Launch Type:   Hand launch in the Village of Geneseo at wastewater treatment plant

Parking Restrictions:   6 cars        

Hemlock Lake (Livonia)

Hemlock-Canadice State Forest

Un-improved trailer launch        

8 cars and trailers; parallel parking on shoulder of East Lake Road.            

Mechanically propelled vessels must be less than 17 feet in length and any motors 10 HP or less. Non-mechanically propelled vessels must be less than 24 feet in length.         

Long Point Park Beach (Geneseo)

Seasonal designated swimming area and beach with lifeguard.

Stony Brook State Park (Dansville)

Seasonal stream-fed swimming pool with lifeguard. $7/car park admission fee applies.

Letchworth State Park (Mount Morris)

Seasonal and accessible Olympic-sized swimming pool with lifeguard.  $10/car park admission fee applies.

*Valid NYS Fishing License Required

Cohocton River

Wild brook trout as well as both wild and stocked brown trout.

Springwater Creek & Limekiln Creek

Springwater Creek is popular among anglers during the spring migration of rainbow trout. Brown trout will occasionally enter the stream in the fall and provide additional angling.  Finger Lakes tributary regulations apply.

Conesus Lake

Seasonal freshwater and ice fishing.  Alewife, Bluegill, Brown Bullhead, Largemouth Bass, Northern Pike, Pumpkinseed, Smallmouth Bass, Tiger Musky, Walleye, Yellow Perch

Hemlock Lake

Seasonal freshwater fishing.  Lake Trout, Rainbow Trout, Brown Trout, Landlocked Salmon,  Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Chain Pickerel, Bullhead(especially in spring), Yellow Perch, Rock Bass, Bluegill, and Pumpkinseed