, Chautauqua NY 14722
Chautauqua Lake, lying southeast to northwest across the county at an elevation of 1,308 feet above sea level, is one of the highest navigable lakes in the nation. Chautauqua Lake is approximately 17 miles long and 2 miles wide. The lake hosts tournaments and is popular for walleye, bass, and muskellunge fishing. There are public boat launches and shoreline fishing at several spots around the lake.