They are meromictic lakes, meaning they have layers of water that don’t mix, making them an unusual blue-green color.
Being a lake within a village, Cazenovia Lake offers various paid and free activities, including fishing, swimming, sightseeing, dining, and more.
In contrast to Green Lake, Onondaga Lake is dimictic, meaning that the layers of water mix completely at least once a year.
This lake is a popular fishing destination for yellow perches and wall eye. Other species include freshwater drum, smallmouth bass, northern pike, largemouth bass, tiger muskellunge, etc.