Welcome to Caroga Lake, NY
  The Gateway to the Adirondacks
    Photo by Allen Farber
A Lake view, seen from Kane Mountain
  Forms and Documents  

Caroga Lake is a small town of about 1500 residents, located in upstate New York in the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains. You have your choice of lakes for boating, swimming, canoeing and fishing. You will also find countless mountains for hiking, streams for fishing and woods for hunting in Caroga Lake. Caroga Lake also has a municipal golf course for the golfer, and a ski mountain for skiers and snowboarders of any age.

Town Board and Work Session meeting minutes
are available on the Meeting and Minutes page

PDF forms and documents are available on
the Forms and Documents page.


New Caroga Revel arranged by street name - this roll is a working roll and the Assessor may be adjusting it as she talks to the property owners.

Call the Assessor Dorothy Parker 518-835-4211 Ext. 32 with questions.


Local Law #1 in the Year 2014

Be it enacted by the Town Board of the Town of Caroga Fulton County New York this 8th day of October 2014

TITLE:   Amanda’s Law, “A Law Regulating Ice Shanties in the Town of Caroga.”

The Purpose of this Local Law is to contribute to the safety of all who recreate or traverse the frozen lake waters within the Town of Caroga during Ice fishing season.

Ice shanties placed upon any waters located in the Town of Caroga must display a minimum of 48 running inches of 3 inch wide reflective tape or 1 square foot of reflective surface on each side of the shanty. 

The reflective surface shall not block the required New York State identification requirements. 

Owners of shanties found without reflective material shall be subject to a fine of up to $50.00

This Local Law shall take effect upon its filing with the Department of State.


Announcements -

The Junk Law (PDF) is available on the Documents page.


Meeting regarding docks in the Town of Caroga Lake will be held on February 25 at 2:00 pm. More Information


2015 Outhouse Races - Sunday, February 15. View Registration Form


Dealing with Blight (PDF)


NOTICE is hereby given that a public hearing will be held before the Town Board of the Town of Caroga on Wednesday November 12, 2014 at 7 pm at the Town Hall, 1840 State Highway 10 Caroga Lake NY on proposed Local Law #2 of the Year 2014 is Entitled “A Local Law to Override the Tax Levy Limit Established in General Municipal Law 3-c,” Be it enacted by the Town Board of the Town of Caroga, County of Fulton as follows:
It is the intent of this local law to override the limit on the amount of real property taxes that may be levied by the Town of Caroga pursuant to General Municipal Law § 3-c, and to allow the Town of Caroga to adopt a budget for the fiscal year 2015 that requires a real property tax levy in excess of the “tax levy limit” as defined by General Municipal Law § 3-c.
By order of the Caroga Town Board
Linda M. Gilbert RMC, CMC
Town Clerk
1840 State Highway 10
PO Box 328
Caroga Lake NY 12032
(518) 835-4211 Ext. 21


A few years ago The Nick Stoner Seniors  created a Lending Library at Town Hall.  With the Help of Linda Stevens we are expanding to include children’s books. If you have children’s books you would like to donate just drop them off at town hall.  Everyone is welcome to take a book or two home or to donate books for others to enjoy.     


The parking of Vehicles is prohibited on  all Town & County Streets & Highways during the period of Nov. 1 – April 30th per Local Law #1 – 1991 Per Highway Superintendent Steve Putman


Images of Fulton

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