Lake Pearl, MA


Lake Pearl

Town(s): Wrentham MA
County: Norfolk

Size: 218 acres
Average Depth: 12 feet
Maximum Depth: 34 feet

Boating Allowed: Kayaks, Canoes, Sail Boats, Electric Motor Boats, Power Boats, Jet-skis, State & Local Rules & Regulations Apply
Boating Comments: This is a great recreational boating lake with wide open spaces. There are many 18 to 20 Ft power-boats that you will see out most of the summer. Many enjoy water-skiing, tubing, knee-boarding, jet-skiing, and pontoon boat rides around the shoreline. MA Boating Laws apply (see links).
Swimming: Swimming Allowed, No Restrictions

This is an outstanding wide-open recreational lake that offers plenty of room for powerboats and also has great coves for fishing. Some boating traffic will get heavy on summer days. The lake is located just south of Route 140 in Wrentham. Weeds have been treated in the past and continue to be monitored. The town employs a winter drawdown in November that drops the lake several feet. Public Beach is Sweatt Beach: Wrentham, Plainville, Norfolk residents only with passes. On the shore is “Lake Pearl Luciano’s”, a 15,000 SF banquet hall for all kinds of events ( There is one outlet to the lake at Eagle Brook dam, located in the northwest corner. Just down the road is the popular “Wrentham Village Premium Outlets” (

Water Quality: No Known Issues, Town/State Monitoring
Vegetation Growth: Moderate
Non-native Species: Eurasian Watermilfoil (Myriophyllum Spicatum)

Fishing Comments: Lake Pearl is a popular Trout Lake as it is stocked regularly. Fishing may be easier weekdays because of the hearvy boat traffic. Ice fishing is also popualr and has produced some of the larger bass catches. For shoreline fishing, make your way to the dam where there is an old cart path with granite blocks and benches.
Fish Species: Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Chain Pickerel, Salmon, Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout, Yellow Perch, Sunfish, Bluegill

Boat Access: Access for Power and Non-power Boats
Ramp Comments: Take Rt 140 to Elysium Street. Non-residents will need a town sticker front the Town Clerk's office to park ($10).
Parking Spaces: More than 40

Directions: Rt 140 or Rt 1A to Lake Pearl
Shoreline Development: 50-75%