honeoye-lake-view-from-sandy-bottom-park__552xXXXHoneoye Lake

"Lying Finger"

Physical Characteristics:

  • Length: 5 miles
  • Width: .8 miles
  • Maximum Depth: 30 ft.- the shallowest lake
  • Average Depth: 16 ft
  • ​Volume: 9.5 billion gallons

Water Facts:

  • Honeoye Lake lies between Canadice Lake and Canandaigua Lake.
  • The shores are lined with cottages, with the Village of Honeoye at the north end.
  • You can hike around Honeoye Lake in a day!
  • The abundance of plant life in the shallow waters make it a great fishing spot.
  • Like Conesus, usually Honeoye Lake freezes completely in the winter. This creates the perfect setting for ice fishing, snowmobiling, and ice skating.
  • ​This smaller lake is an ideal spot for relaxing vacations. The waters are peaceful and calm, and there is not a great deal going on in or around the lake. Boat sizes are restricted, which allows for almost complete serenity.

 Around the Lake:

  • This is a favorite lake to bicycle around. It's about 19 miles total and relatively flat.