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Ballston Lake

Saratoga County - New York
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Ballston Lake is located in the Town of Ballston, Saratoga County. This lake offers excellent warm water fishing. Ballston Lake is long narrow lake with overall temperatures too warm for any coldwater fish to survive.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Ballston Lake, NY

How big is Ballston Lake?
Ballston Lake is approximately 274 sq acres (1.1 sq km) in size with 7 miles (10.9 km) of shoreline.

What kind of fish can you catch in Ballston Lake?
Although thery may be others but anglers can expect to find a variety of fish including Black Crappie, Bluegill, Brown Bullhead, Carp, Largemouth Bass, Northern Pike, Pumpkinseed, Rock Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Walleye and Yellow Perch in Ballston Lake.

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

What are the closest cities to Ballston Lake?
Nearby cities and towns include Country Knolls, NY, Round Lake, NY and Ballston Spa, NY.

Are there places to stay in the Ballston Lake 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! Ballston Lake 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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What are the best fishing times for Ballston Lake?
Today for Ballston Lake, fishing looks to be moderately active with peak fishing times around 8-10 am. (view forecast graph)

For more best fishing times and fishing forecast vist our Ballston Lake Fishing Forecasts section. Lake-Link Pro users can acess fishing forecasts for up to 10 days in advance and dial into species specific data.

Are there places to eat and drink near Ballston Lake?
Yes, you can find numerous options in the area. Click the button below to see what's nearby.

What is the average air temp for Ballston Lake?
Looking forward to your next adventure at Ballston Lake? 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 72°F (22°C) to a low around 48°F (9°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 Ballston Lake?
Enjoy more of the outdoors with a visit to an area state park. There are 3 state parks in the vacinity of Ballston Lake.

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 Ballston Lake...
Round Lake 3.8 mi 321
Little Round Lake 4.1 mi 356
Mechanicville Reservoir 6.6 mi 20
Saratoga Lake 8.0 mi 3,762
Colonie Reservoir 9.0 mi 359
Collins Lake 9.1 mi 56 30 ft
Lake Lonely 10.0 mi 144
Cummings Pond 11.3 mi 30
Loughberry Lake 11.9 mi 76
Galway Lake 12.7 mi 523
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