Chautauqua Lake is western New York's largest inland lake and is approximately 17 miles long and 2 miles wide at its greatest width. The lake is popular for recreation, including boating, fishing, and sailing as well as a location for tourism, hospitality and events.
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Image by Jeremy Martin - taken from chautauqualakeassociation.org
Lake Erie covers the entire western border of the county, boasting 48 miles of shoreline.
Images by Ken Winters, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Digital Visual Library
The county is also home to Findley Lake, Cassadaga Lake, and Bear Lake.