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Sagamore Lake
Location Hamilton County, New York,
United States
Type Lake
Primary outflows South Inlet
Basin countries United States
Surface area 172 acres (0.70 km2)
Average depth 34 feet (10 m)
Max. depth 75 feet (23 m)
Shore length1 2.5 miles (4.0 km)
Surface elevation 1,906 feet (581 m)
Settlements Raquette Lake, New York
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Sagamore Lake is a lake located south of Raquette Lake, New York. Sagamore Lake was known as Shedd Lake before being renamed "Sagamore Lake" by Alfred G. Vanderbilt after he purchased Great Camp Sagamore in 1901. South Inlet is the outlet creek, which flows into Raquette Lake. Fish species present in the lake are brook trout, lake whitefish, lake trout, white sucker, black bullhead, yellow perch, and sunfish. There is access by trail from Sagamore Road on the northwest shore. Only non-motorized boats are allowed on the lake.

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