Lake Flower, Kiwassa, & Oseetah Lakes

AKA the Saranac Chain of Lakes

Exploration and Adventure Await

Buying your very own waterfront home on Lake Placid comes with a perpetual ticket to deep waters, wide-open vistas, incomparable tranquility, and your own personal paradise.

Placid is as storied as it is impressive with its sprawling Great Camps, tucked-away cabins in the woods dotting its scenic shoreline, and some of the best waterfront real estate in the Adirondacks. It is a popular lake for watersports and family gatherings and yet, at 4 miles long, it also provides quiet bays to escape to, a variety of bird species to listen to, and bountiful untouched nature to explore.

Endless Options for Adirondack Fun

Activities & Attractions

  • Fishing season opens April 1st. Oseetah is especially popular for Northern Pike.
  • In the summer months, the Saranac Chain of Lakes is a boaters paradise. Bring your own boat or rent one for the day from one of several marinas.
  • Paddlers will have plenty of ares to explore.
  • Pull into Riverside Park in the heart of downtown Saranac Lake for a weekly farmers market and live music.

Kiwassa Lake, originally called Lonesome Pond, is a 280-acre lake in the north-central Adirondack Park, south of Dewey Mountain, between Lower Saranac Lake and Oseetah Lake, two miles southwest of the village of Saranac Lake, New York, United States. It drains into Lake Oseetah, and thence into the Saranac River. This is a well known deep water lake that has access to over 25 miles of the scenic Saranac Chain of lakes for boating, fishing and recreational opportunities at your doorstep.

Lake Flower is a great body especially popular for people using paddleboards and kayaks. Located in the center of downtown Saranac Lake, offering views of the downtown area and surrounding mountains. Much of the land around Lake Flower is privately owned with many properties sold by Merrill Thomas agents!

Oseetah Lake, located two and half miles south of the Village ofo Saranac Lake covers 826 acres and provides a more natural feel for the environment and provides the opportunity to observe various birds including great blue herons, common loons, seagulls, and other wildlife.

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Jon Gorgas and his family hold up a large fish that they caught while ice fishing on a lake
A log cabin-style lean-to sits behind a stone fire pit waiting for visitors to cozy up next to it