Long Meadow Lake, CT


Long Meadow Lake

Town(s): Bethlehem CT
County: Litchfield

Size: 110 acres
Average Depth: 6 feet
Maximum Depth: 14 feet

Boating Allowed: Kayaks, Canoes, Sail Boats, Electric Motor Boats, Gas Engines Prohibited, Horsepower or Speed Restrictions, Other Restrictions, See Comments
Boating Comments: See https://ecode360.com/15984853
Swimming: Swimming Allowed, No Restrictions

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Long Meadow Lake covers approximately 110 acres with a watershed of 1170 acres. The lake has a maximum depth of about 14 feet and a mean depth of six feet. While a significant portion of the watershed is located in Morris, most of the lake is located in Bethlehem.  It is a small natural lake, enlarged by the construction of a dam in 1865. The Long Meadow Lake Management Committee provides lake, shoreline, and watershed management planning to foster the preservation and enhancement of physical, chemical and biological features that support habitat and recreational uses for the towns of Bethlehem and Morris.

Water Quality: Town/State Monitoring
Vegetation Growth: Moderate
Non-native Species: Unknown

Fish Species: Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Yellow Perch, Bluegill

Boat Access: Primarily Car-top boats & Canoes
Parking Spaces: Less than 10

Shoreline Development: 25-50%