Chautauqua Lake is a lake entirely inside the county, approximately 17 miles long and 2 miles wide at its greatest width. The lake is featured for its recreational purposes, including boating, fishing, tourism, and events, including the Chautauqua Institution.
Image from wrfalp.com
Image by Jeremy Martin - taken from chautauqualakeassociation.org
Lake Erie covers the entire western border of the county, boasting 48 miles of shoreline.
Images by Ken Winters, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Digital Visual Library