Black River Bay

Jefferson County, New York.

Black River Bay ends in Sackets Harbor, New York.

246 feet (75 meters)

11895476.65 miles (19143919.90 sq kilometers)

About The Black River Bay

About Black River Bay, NY

Black River Bay is a 1-mile wide water body formed from the flowing 125-mile Black River starting in the Adirondack Mountains. It is located in Jefferson County, New York State. It extends northeast for about 5.5 miles and has an elevation of 246 feet. The bay is about 2.1 miles from Sackets Harbor, situated west of Dexter Marsh and east of Pillar Point. The Black River Bay is also part of the Golden Crescent, along with Henderson and Chaumont bays.

The bay and its nearby water bodies are also a popular area for recreational activities, especially swimming, kayaking, canoeing, and fishing. There are also campground services offered on the banks of the bay that also provide rental services for boats. You may also experience their whitewater rafting adventures within the bay and river itself for fishing. Rafting and kayaking are most especially popular in the Black River Canyon that starts from Watertown and stops at Brownville. The bay is also considered a significant conservation area for waterfowl and doubles as their wintering area.

Black River Bay Fishing Description

All About Fishing in Black River Bay, NY

Black River Bay is one of the recipients of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s annual fish stockin