Big Pond (Massachusetts) Article

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Big Pond
Location Otis, Massachusetts,
United States
Coordinates 42°09′15″N 73°02′26″W / 42.15417°N 73.04056°W / 42.15417; -73.04056
BIG POND (MASSACHUSETTS) Latitude and Longitude:

42°09′15″N 73°02′26″W / 42.15417°N 73.04056°W / 42.15417; -73.04056
Lake typeLake
Basin countriesUnited States
Max. length1.5 km (0.93 mi)
Surface area330 acres (1.3 km2)
Average depth15 ft (4.6 m)
Max. depth26 ft (7.9 m)
Surface elevation432 m (1,417 ft)
Islandsseveral
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Big Pond is a 330-acre (1 km2) lake located in Otis, Massachusetts. The lake is popular for boating, swimming, fishing, water skiing, snowmobiling, camping, and water-related recreation. Fish include lake trout, bass, white perch, yellow perch, catfish, and bluegills. The reservoir is stocked with trout by the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries & Wildlife. [2]

The Big Pond Association ( www.bigpondassociation.com ) is a 501c3 non-profit that oversees a number of activities throughout the year. In addition, the association has an active weed watcher program to identify invasive plant species and raises awareness of the threat.

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