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Baker's Beach on Canadarago Lake

Baker's Beach is the perfect place to spend a day with your family enjoying the serene lake with gorgeous views.  Open 11am to 7pm from 7/4/18 through 8/30/18.  Swimming permitted when lifeguard is on duty.  Call 315-858-2043 for more information.

Recreational Activities at Baker's Beach on Canadarago Lake

  • Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Boating
  • Picnicking 

Fishing on Canadarago Lake

Canadarago Lake is a popular fishing destination in New York State, holding multiple bass tournaments throughout the summer.  Fish in Canadarago Lake tend to grow average to above average sizes (the average largemouth bass is around 2.5 pounds, with many exceeding 4 pounds), and is popular for panfish and walleye as well.  Approximately 40,000 walleye (4-5" in length) are stocked annually. 

Fishing Access on Canadarago Lake

The state park's boat launch is located in Richfield Springs off Route 28, 3 miles south of NY Route 20, at the end of Dennison Road.  There are two concrete ramps with parking for 40 cars and trailers. Please note a day use fee is charged in season, and there is a limit of 25 yellow perch per day.

Fish Species 

You will find over 30 species of fish in Canadarago Lake, including, but not limited to:

  • Brown Trout
  • Common Carp
  • Rock Bass
  • Bluegill
  • Smallmouth Bass
  • Largemouth Bass
  • Yellow Perch
  • Walleye

Note that our community is active in the research and mitigation of Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) affecting our nation's waters. For more information on how to keep yourself and your pets safe, click here.


We strongly advise that you check business websites or call ahead for the most up-to-date information on possible limited hours and whether reservations are necessary or not. 

General Information


  • Beach,
  • Pavilion or Picnic Area,
  • Swimming,
  • Lake
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Spring Park, with its signature clock and venerable band stand, are the centerpieces of the village of Richfield Springs, located midway on the designated NYS Route 20 Scenic Byway. Once home to hotels and guest houses, seven trains of visitors arrived daily to enjoy the health benefits of Richfield's sulphur springs.

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