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Forestport Reservoir
Location of Forestport Reservoir in New York, USA.
Location of Forestport Reservoir in New York, USA.
Forestport Reservoir
Location in New York
Location of Forestport Reservoir in New York, USA.
Location of Forestport Reservoir in New York, USA.
Forestport Reservoir
Location in the United States
Location Oneida County, New York,
United States
Coordinates 43°29′0.28″N 75°10′40.07″W / 43.4834111°N 75.1777972°W / 43.4834111; -75.1777972
Type Reservoir
Primary inflows Black River
Primary outflows Black River
Basin countries United States
Surface area 101 acres (0.41 km2)
Average depth 6 feet (1.8 m)
Max. depth 25 feet (7.6 m)
Shore length1 3.5 miles (5.6 km)
Surface elevation 1,125 feet (343 m)
Islands 3
Settlements Forestport, New York
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Forestport Reservoir is a reservoir located by Forestport, New York. The reservoir was created by the impoundment of the Black River. Fish species present in the reservoir are yellow perch, lake trout, pickerel, white sucker, rock bass, smallmouth bass, and brown bullhead. There is state owned beach launch off Route 28.

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