Lakes in Massachusetts


Massachusetts is home to over 500 bodies of water, including a large number of lakes and ponds that are stocked yearly with trout, bass, herring, salmon and other species of fish.

Lakes of note in Massachusetts include Bell Pond in Worcester and Lake Mattawa in the city of Orange. Bell Pond is open year round and offers free public parking and public restrooms. It also has its own on duty lifeguard. Lake Mattawa has public facilities and is open year round. And for freshwater fishers and other lake enthusiasts with a literary bent, there's Walden Pond in Concord, where famed Transcendentalist and nature writer Henry David Thoreau once lived, writing of his experiences there in his famous book Walden. Today Walden Pond, which is located within the Walden Pond State Reservation, is a National Historic Landmark.


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Featured lakes in Massachusetts


Browns Pond

Browns Pond is a relaxing destination perfect to spend more than one day at. This pond is in the middle of pretty outdoors paradise. There is a campground located to be used by visitors to this wonderful location.

Lake Wyola

Lake Wyola is located in Franklin county, just north of city of Amherst. Lake Wyola State Park is located on the shores of this lake. Various activities here include swimming, boating, fishing, hiking and picnicking.

 

Popular Massachusetts lakes

Assawompset Pond
Browns Pond
Cobble Mountain Reservoir
Copicut Reservoir
Knightville Reservoir
Lake Monomonac
Lake Wyola
Lily Pond
Manchaug Pond
Menemsha Pond
Massapoag Lake
Otis Reservoir
Quaboag Pond
Singletary Pond
Springfield Reservoir
Watuppa Pond

 

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