Silver Lake (Wyoming County, New York)

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Silver Lake
LocationWyoming County, New York,
United States
Coordinates42°25′33″N 78°00′40″W / 42.4259°N 78.0111°W / 42.4259; -78.0111Coordinates: 42°25′33″N 78°00′40″W / 42.4259°N 78.0111°W / 42.4259; -78.0111
Primary inflowsSilver Lake Inlet
Primary outflowsSilver Lake Outlet
Basin countriesUnited States
Surface area836 acres (3.38 km2)[1]
Average depth17 feet (5.2 m)
Max. depth37 feet (11 m)
Shore length17.4 miles (11.9 km)
Surface elevation1,352 feet (412 m)
SettlementsPerry, New York
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Silver Lake is a lake located by Perry, New York.

Silver Lake is one of several smaller lakes in the region (e.g. Waneta, and Lamoka lakes). Silver Lake is west of Conesus Lake, and would seem to qualify as a Finger Lake because it is in the Great Lakes watershed.

Fish species present in the lake are black bullhead, northern pike, largemouth bass, bluegill, pumpkinseed sunfish, yellow perch, black crappie, rock bass, and walleye. There is state owned public access with hard surface ramp on the southwest shore at Silver Lake State Park.[2]


  1. ^ "silver lake". NYSDEC. 1998. Retrieved 4 May 2017.
  2. ^ Sportsman's Connection (Firm) (2011-01-01), Western Adirondacks New York fishing map guide: includes lakes & streams for the following counties: Allegany, Broome, Cattaraugus, Cayuga, Chautauqua, Chemung, Cortland, Erie, Livingston, Madison, Monroe, Niagara, Onondaga, Ontario, Orleans, Oswego, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Tioga, Tompkins, Wayne, Wyoming, and Yates., Sportsman's Connection, ISBN 978-1-885010-63-6, OCLC 986498446