There are dozens of excellent birding locations in the Cayuga Lake Basin here are some resources to get you started.
Fishing Cayuga Lake
List of access points and links to additional fishing information and resources
Current fishing reports maintained by NYS DEC.
Several licensed charter boat captains operate on Cayuga Lake. This listing is maintained by NY Fisherman.
Supervised Swimming Areas
Water Quality Advisories
Water quality concerns including harmful algal blooms can result in swimming area closures and advisories for water contact in all areas. Current information is available here.
Campgrounds in the Cayuga watershed:
Cayuga Lake State Park
Hejamada Campground and RV Park
Kingtown Beach Cottages & Camp Sites
Oak Orchard Campsite, Marina, and Cottage
Robert H, Treman State Park
SNED-Acres Family Campground
Spruce Row Campground
Taughannock Falls State Park
Twin Oaks Campground
Buttermilk Falls State Park
Waterloo Harbor Campground