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Lake Information for Lake Bomoseen


Lake Bomoseen is a freshwater lake in the western part of the state of Vermont in the towns of Castleton and Hubbardton in Rutland County. It is the largest lake that lies entirely within the state's boundaries, with a surface area of approximately 9.6 km² (2,370 acres). The lake was formed by glaciation and has an average and maximum depth of 8.2 m (26.8 ft) and 19.8 m (65 ft), respectively. It drains a 100.25 km² (24,470 acre) watershed, has five major inlets, and empties to the Castleton River.

A portion of the lake's shoreline is contained within Bomoseen State Park. Most of the remaining area around the lake is privately owned. The lake has such recreational accommodations as a public beach, marinas, and public boat launches, in addition to the state park. There are approximately 1,000 residences around the lake, as well as restaurants and other commercial facilities.

Fishing Description: 

Fish species includes: Bass, Panfish, Lake trout, Brown Trout, Yellow Perch, Smelt, and Northern Pike.

Brown Trout
Lake Trout
Largemouth Bass
Bass Family
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Businesses Located Nearby

Boat Rental

    Beckeley's Boat Rentals
  • 3950 Lake Shore Dr - Diamond Point, NY
  • (518) 668-2651
    Lg Boat Rentals
  • 204 Canada St - Lake George, NY
  • (518) 685-5331
    Lake George Boat Rental
  • 3 Pine Ln - Lake George, NY
  • (518) 668-4828

Vacation Rental

    Spring Hill Farm Vacation Rentals
  • 309 Spring Hill Rd - South Londonderry, VT
  • (203) 353-1711

Bar and Restaurant

    Edgewater Resort
  • 2551 Route 30 - Bomoseen, VT
  • (802) 468-5251

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