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Lake Pleasant

Adirondack Trail, State Rt. 8 and State Rt. 30, near Speculator in Hamilton County

Lake Pleasant, on NYS Routes 8 and 30, is the body of water that the village of Speculator is situated upon.

Surrounded by vast amounts of New York State Forest Preserve, namely the Silver Lake Wilderness Area, the West Canada Lake Wilderness Area, the Siamese Ponds Wilderness Area, and the Jessup River Wild Forest, there are many public recreational opportunities in this area. On the shore is the Village of Speculator, an economic and social center with many dining, lodging, and shopping facilities, as well as an interpretive river walk at the Sacandaga River Community Park.

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Speculator

Closest Byway:Adirondack Trail
Distance from Byway:on
Closest Route #:State Rt. 8 and State Rt. 30
Months Occurring:january, february, march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october, november and december
Best Season:summer
Indoors or Outdoors:outdoor
Admission Fee:no
Latitude:43.4764999654
Longitude:-74.3849826929

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