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Lake Gilead

Putnam County - New York
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Lake Gilead, located off of Seminary Hill Rd. in the Town of Carmel, is a smaller NYC DEP reservoir that offers great fishing for both warm and coldwater fish species.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Lake Gilead, NY

How big is Lake Gilead?
Lake Gilead is approximately 118 sq acres (0.5 sq km) in size with 2 miles (3.5 km) of shoreline.

How deep is Lake Gilead?
Lake Gilead is approximately 120 feet (36.6 m) at its deepest point with an average depth of 43 feet (13.1 m).

What kind of fish can you catch in Lake Gilead?
Although thery may be others but anglers can expect to find a variety of fish including Bluegill, Brown Trout, Lake Trout, Largemouth Bass, Rainbow Trout and Yellow Perch in Lake Gilead.

Other fish species in the lake include Chain Pickerel.

Are there fishing guides or charters for Lake Gilead?
Yes! There are fishing guides and charters for Lake Gilead and/or the surrounding area.

What are the closest cities to Lake Gilead?
Nearby cities and towns include Carmel Hamlet, NY, Brewster, NY and Mahopac, NY.

Are there places to stay in the Lake Gilead area?
Are you craving a weekend escape from the hustle and bustle of city life? Or maybe you're an avid angler in search of the perfect fishing spot? Look no further! Lake Gilead and its surrounding area offer an abundance of options to suit your needs. If you're in need of accommodation, check out our area map which highlights some of the best places to stay. And if you're looking for even more options, head on over to our Travel section. But why settle for a traditional hotel or resort when you can take your adventure to the next level by renting a RV? The open road awaits you!
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Are there places to eat and drink near Lake Gilead?
Yes, you can find numerous options in the area. Click the button below to see what's nearby.

Explore the Lake Gilead area in a RV
Are you looking for an adventurous vacation option that won't break the bank? Look no further than renting an RV! Contrary to popular belief, the process is much simpler than you might imagine. With just a few easy steps, you'll soon be experiencing the ultimate freedom and convenience of exploring the open road in your very own recreational vehicle. And the best part? RV travel can save you up to 60% compared to other types of vacations! With the money you'll save, you'll be able to travel even more and create unforgettable memories along the way. So why wait? Start planning your next adventure today with an RV rental. Learn more about renting a RV.

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What is the average air temp for Lake Gilead?
Looking forward to your next adventure at Lake Gilead? Don't forget to plan ahead! Weather can be unpredictable, but we've got you covered. On average, air temperatures during this time of year range from a high around 39°F (4°C) to a low around 25°F (-4°C). Of course, these are just historical averages, so be prepared for anything Mother Nature throws your way. For the most up-to-date weather information, be sure to check out our Weather Bar located at the top of this page.

Are there any state parks near Lake Gilead?
Enjoy more of the outdoors with a visit to an area state park. There are 2 state parks in the vacinity of Lake Gilead.

For more New York State Park information see our State Park Guide.

More Nearby Lakes To Explore
There's more lake's to explore around Lake Gilead...
Lake Gleneida 1.6 mi 168 108 ft
Middle Branch Reservoir 1.7 mi 395 62 ft
Croton Falls Reservoir 1.9 mi 1,062 108 ft
Lake Casse 2.0 mi 35
West Branch Reservoir 2.2 mi 1,061 52 ft
Mud Pond 2.7 mi 13
Palmer Lake 2.8 mi 15
Long Pond 3.1 mi 52
Wixon Pond 3.1 mi 26
Dixon Lake 3.3 mi 13
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