View northwest from Ramapo Lake Dam
|Surface area||120 acres (49 ha)|
|Max. depth||22 ft (6.7 m)|
|Surface elevation||550 ft (170 m)|
Ramapo Lake originally consisting of a 25-acre pond named Rotten Poel (Rats Pond) by the Dutch. It was enlarged and deepened by Jacob Rogers in the late 19th century when he built a stone dam across its outlet.
On August 7, 2018, at approximately 7 PM, two teens drowned in the lake.
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- "VAN SLYKE CASTLE and RAMAPO PARK". Archived from the original on November 14, 2013. Retrieved May 31, 2013.
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