Lake George is located in Northeastern New York, in the southeastern corner of the Adirondack Park. It is known as the Queen of American Lakes for its pristine waters and scenic vistas. The lake is a popular destination and vacation area and provides great opportunities for boating and fishing.
The lake is surrounded by Warren County and the Village of Lake George and the Towns of Lake George, Bolton, Hague and Queensbury to the West and the South; Washington County and the Towns of Fort Ann, Dresden, and Putnam to the East; and Essex County and the Town of Ticonderoga to the North.
Lake George by the Numbers:
Lake Length: 32 miles
Max Width: 2 miles
Average Width: 1.33 miles
Max Depth: 196 feet
Average Depth: 70 feet
Lake Elevation: 320 feet above sea level
Watershed Max Elevation: 2646 feet (Black Mountain)
Watershed Area: 233 square miles
Lake Surface Area: 45 square miles
Lake Water Volume: 550 billion gallons
For more Lake George facts, visit the LGA’s website.