Lake Mohonk facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsLake Mohonk
|Location||Ulster County, New York|
|Basin countries||United States|
|Surface elevation||1,253 ft (382 m)|
The small lake, one-half mile (800 m) long and 60 feet (18 m) deep, is located 1,245 feet (379 m) above sea level in the town of New Paltz near Sky Top Mountain, at 1,542 feet (470 m) one of the highest peaks of the Shawangunk Ridge.
The peak of Sky Top lies just east of the south end of the lake; to the west, Eagle Cliff rises to a height of 1,412 feet (430 m). Competitors in the Survival of the Shawangunks swim the lake as their final aquatic leg of the competition.
Lake Among the Hills (1858) by William Hart, on display at the White House
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