Furnace Pond, MA


Furnace Pond

Town(s): Pembroke MA
County: Plymouth

Size: 107 acres
Average Depth: 9 feet
Maximum Depth: 16 feet

Boating Allowed: Kayaks, Canoes, Sail Boats, Electric Motor Boats, Power Boats, Other Restrictions
Swimming: Swimming Allowed, Some Restrictions

Furnace Pond is a 107-acre (0.43 km2) pond in Pembroke, Massachusetts. The pond is located southeast of Oldham Pond which is connected to Furnace Pond by an inlet, and east of Great Sandy Bottom Pond.The maximum depth is nine feet. The pond is a Class A Public Water Source for the Brockton Water Commission. Water from this pond is diverted into Silver Lake through Tubbs Meadow Brook, the pond's outflow, whenever there is a water shortage there. The Furnace Pond Neighborhood Association maintains a semi-public beach along the pond.

Water Quality: Treated Annually, Town/State Monitoring
Vegetation Growth: Abundant
Non-native Species: Eurasian Watermilfoil (Myriophyllum Spicatum), Fanwort (Cabomba Caroliniana)

Fish Species: Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Chain Pickerel, Black Crappie, Yellow Perch, Brown Bullhead, Sunfish, Bluegill, Bridle Shiner

Boat Access: Unknown
Parking Spaces: None

Shoreline Development: 25-50%