The Chautauqua Lake region is a beautiful and unique area in western New York. Chautauqua Lake itself spans almost 17 miles in length, and is surrounded by the towns of Chautauqua, Bemus Point, Mayville, Lakewood, Ashville, and Celoron. It is a popular destination for swimming, fishing, boating, and camping.

The lake is particularly known for its bountiful largemouth bass and walleye populations, as well as its wide variety of other fish species. The surrounding area has many historical and cultural attractions, including the Chautauqua Institution, which hosts a variety of lectures, concerts, and events throughout the year. In addition, there are numerous trails, parks, and outdoor activities available in the area.

Chautauqua Lake is an ideal spot for anyone looking to experience the beauty of western New York!

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6 Baers Toy & Gift Shoppe
ART Cloth + Craft
Brigiotta's Farmland & Garden Center
Chautauqua Art Gallery
Dot's Gift Boutique
GI Threads
Jamestown Cycle Shop
Loud Performance
Petals & Twigs
Stone & Outdoor Living Center
The Shabby Shrub
The Ugly Peacock


Ashville Bay Marina
Audubon Community Nature Center
Bemus Bay Water Toys
Bemus Point Golf Club
Bemus Point Historical Museum
Busti Grist Mill & Museum
Chautauqua Belle
Chautauqua County Fairgrounds
Chautauqua Fishing Charters
Chautauqua Golf Club
Chautauqua Institution
Chautauqua Marina
Evergreen Outfitters
Gerry Rodeo
Heron Farm & Events Center
Holiday Harbor Marina
Jamestown Tarp Skunks
Depot Museum
Lakewood Golf Center
Lawson Center
Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museum
Mayville Lakeside Park
Midway State Park
Mulligans on Fairmount
National Comedy Center
Northwest Arena
Panama Rocks Scenic Park
Peek'n Peak Resort
Ready About Sailing
Reg Lenna Center for the Arts
Roger Tory Peterson Institute
Smith Boys Marina
South Hills Country Club
Spire Theater
Stateline Speedway
Timbercreek Golf Course
Webb's Miniature Golf

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