Lake Houses for Sale in New York
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Approximately three-quarters of a million New Yorkers and visitors hunt in the state annually, although most hunt on private land. The state numbers 215 state and national parks, many of which are open to hunting. New York's waterways, including more than 7,500 lakes and ponds, 70,000 miles of rivers and streams, and thousands of miles of coastline count 165 species of fish. Internal data from Lands of America lists appromixately $11 billion in land and ranches for sale in New York. The total size of land for sale in New York is nearly 514,000 acres. This represents a 125 percent change compared to April in the total number of New York land and property for sale. Of the 62 counties in New York, Dutchess County had the most land and acreage for sale. There were 1,366 acres of sold land in New York recorded in April through the Lands of America sales program. This reflects a decline in sales activity over data from the previous month. Franklin County recorded the most land sales recently in the state. In terms of its size, New York is the country's 27th-largest state, covering an area of 54,475 square miles (35 million acres). Wildlife species to be found on land for sale in New York include whitetail deer, turkey, geese, quail, ducks, grouse, and bear. Anglers can enjoy casting for bass, pike, catfish, trout, and walleye.