A Pristine Mountain Lake Escape. Relaxation and recreation await on the shores of Oquaga Lake at The Chestnut Inn. Our charming bed and breakfast has been a tradition in Central New York since 1927. Lakeside accommodations include 17 lovely guestrooms and cozy cottages. Soak in the stunning water views from the private beach and enjoy an abundance of activities such as canoeing, kayaking and paddle boarding. Dining on the Waterfront Terrace, Lakefront Accommodations, Private Beach, Waterfront Event Space.