Wolf Lake (New York)

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Wolf Lake
Location Sullivan County, New York
Coordinates 41°35′13″N 74°35′20″W / 41.58694°N 74.58889°W / 41.58694; -74.58889Coordinates: 41°35′13″N 74°35′20″W / 41.58694°N 74.58889°W / 41.58694; -74.58889
Surface elevation 1,506 feet (459 m)[1]

Wolf Lake is a lake located near Wurtsboro, New York. The spring-fed 340 acres (140 ha) lake is a 90-minute drive from New York City.[2]


The focal point of the community, the Wolf Lake clubhouse, provides social and recreational activities for members, such as a pancake breakfast, an annual picnic, swimming events and dinners. Certified personnel at the beach area provide swimming lessons.


Water activities include sailboating, canoeing, rowing, and electric boating (the lake has a ban on gasoline-powered boats to preserve water quality). As for fishing, the lake has sunfish, freshwater bass, pickerel, perch, pike, and bluegills. The surrounding woodlands are good for hiking, mountain biking, riding ATV's, and seasonal hunting. In the winter, the woods also offer snowmobiling and cross-country skiing.[2]

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