Keuka Lake is the central lake of the Finger Lakes which are located in Western New York.

Founded in 1956, the Keuka Lake Association, with over 1600 members, provides a unified voice for those who love Keuka Lake.

Our mission is to preserve and protect Keuka Lake and its natural beauty for future generations.

Keuka is a most special Finger Lake because of the unusual 'Y' shape the lake possesses. Keuka Lake's Bluff Point forms the peninsula in the lake giving it this unique shape.

Please join the Keuka Lake Association and help us protect the beauty of Keuka Lake.

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Lake Protection
Educational Resources
To Preserve and Protect Keuka Lake



Avoid Spawning Lake Sturgeon While Fishing

DEC Asks Anglers to Avoid Spawning Lake Sturgeon While Fishing in New York Waters 

State-Led Lake Sturgeon Recovery Efforts Show Signs of Success

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Boater Safety Course 6-10-17

On June 10th, the Finger Lakes Boating Museum is offering the NYS Boater Safety Course, taught by Scott Johnson, FLBM Trustee and NYS Certified Instructor.

This course is designed to teach the fundamentals of safe boating operations, and is open to students ages ten and up.

The course will be held at the Museum, 8231 Pleasant Valley Road, Hammondsport, from 10AM to 6PM. There is a $30 program fee for members and $35 for nonmembers. Students ages 18 and up are required to pay a $10 fee to NYS.

Preregistration is required. Register by calling the Museum at 607-569-2222 or e-mailing


Keuka Lake Fisheries Investigation Update June 12

Brad Hammers, the DEC region 8 biologist that has investigated the alewife die off and the health of the Keuka Lake fisheries, has agreed to present the findings from the DEC 2016 surveys and the corrective actions being considered at the State of the Lake meeting to be presented by Dr. Tim Sellers in June. The meeting will take place at 6:30PM on June 12 in Hegeman Hall (room 109) at Keuka College. All members of the KLA and the general public are invited to attend.

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Boat Launch Steward Program

Volunteers needed!
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Navigation & Recreation

Boater Safety Courses - Yates Co. Sheriffs

The Yates County Sheriff’s Marine Patrol will be offering a boater’s safety course for Kids ages 10 through 18 and all persons 14 and older who wish to operate a Personal Water Craft.This course is between seven and eight hours long and class size is limited to the first 40 students.Yates County Office Building, 417 Liberty Street, Penn Yan, N.Y. 14527.

Dates: May 20, June 3, July 22.
Another class is being offered at the Keuka Yacht Club, July 8, 12980 West Lake Rd (54-A) approximately eight miles South of Branchport and eight Miles north of Hammondsport, N.Y… (Attendees must bring your receipt to the class for you or your group).  

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Water Quality

DEC Encourages Homeowners to Practice Sustainable Lawn Care to Protect State Wat

DEC Encourages Homeowners to Practice Sustainable Lawn Care to Protect State Waterbodies
DEC launches "Look for the Zero" campaign to urge homeowners to purchase phosphorus-free lawn fertilizer
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