Halfway Pond (Massachusetts) Article

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Halfway Pond
Location Plymouth, Massachusetts
Coordinates 41°51′10″N 70°37′13″W / 41.85278°N 70.62028°W / 41.85278; -70.62028
HALFWAY POND (MASSACHUSETTS) Latitude and Longitude:

41°51′10″N 70°37′13″W / 41.85278°N 70.62028°W / 41.85278; -70.62028
TypePond
Primary inflows Long Pond
Primary outflows Agawam River
Basin countriesUnited States
Surface area232 acres (94 ha)
Average depth9 ft (2.7 m)
Max. depth13 ft (4.0 m)
IslandsHalfway Pond Island
SettlementsHalfway Pond village

Halfway Pond a 232-acre (0.94 km2) warm water pond located in Plymouth, Massachusetts between Myles Standish State Forest and Long Pond, west of Round Pond, southwest of Gallows Pond, and north of Fawn Pond and White Island Pond. The average depth is nine feet and the maximum depth is 13 feet (4.0 m). The pond is fed by the outflow of Long Pond and drains into the Agawam River. Halfway Pond Island lies in the middle of the pond and is managed as a research natural area by The Nature Conservancy in Massachusetts. There are almost three miles (5 km) of shoreline.

Access here is informal and can be located off of Mast Road, a portion of which abuts the western shoreline of the pond. Parking is limited to just two or three cars and boaters will have to stick with canoes and other car top craft. Substantial amounts of shoreline are open to fishing.

Halfway Pond village

Halfway Pond, a small village of Plymouth, is located on the southwestern shore of Halfway Pond 41°50′32″N 70°37′13″W / 41.84222°N 70.62028°W / 41.84222; -70.62028.

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