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South Charlton Reservoir


Town(s): Charlton MA
County: Worcester

Size: 100 acres
Average Depth: 12 feet
Maximum Depth: 21 feet

Boating Allowed: Kayaks, Canoes, Sail Boats, Electric Motor Boats, Power Boats, Jet-skis, State & Local Rules & Regulations Apply
Boating Comments: Active Waterski Club: http://scrawaterskiclub.org/index.asp
Swimming: Swimming Allowed, No Restrictions

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The South Charlton Reservoir in Charlton, MA is a full recreational lake without restrictions! You can boat, swim, ski and fish! This is said to be the 3rd cleanest lake in Massachusetts. South Charlton Reservoir features a great water-ski club for all that are interested. The SCRA (South Charlton Reservoir Association) Water Ski Club has been around for more than 50 years to help teach people how to water ski and wakeboard. They encourage community involvement and it is not mandatory to be a lake resident to participate in the Ski Club. The SCRA often hosts charitable events to help the Worcester County Food Bank, Why Me, and The Polycystic Kidney Disease Foundation. Events include ice fishing derbies, elegant wine dinners, bike rides and team challenges. SCRA club members have gone on to compete in regional and national competitions. They are one of the oldest ski clubs in the country.

Water Quality: No Known Issues
Vegetation Growth: Minimal
Non-native Species: Eurasian Watermilfoil (Myriophyllum Spicatum), Fanwort (Cabomba Caroliniana)

Fish Species: Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Northern Pike, Chain Pickerel, Black Crappie, Yellow Perch, White Perch, Channel Catfish, Brown Bullhead, Sunfish, Bluegill, Golden Shiner

Boat Access: Unknown
Parking Spaces: Unknown

Directions: Rt 31 to Colburn Road
Shoreline Development: 50-75%

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Definitions: Kettle Pond
Aquatic Vegetation
 
Links: DEP
Mass Wildlife
Environmental Police
DCR
MassGIS
Massachusetts Boating Laws
Massachusetts Fishing Regulations