Lake Waushacum, MA


Lake Waushacum

Town(s): Sterling MA
County: Worcester
Local Name: East Lake Waushacum

Size: 188 acres
Average Depth: 13 feet
Maximum Depth: 38 feet

Boating Allowed: Kayaks, Canoes, Sail Boats, Electric Motor Boats, Power Boats, State & Local Rules & Regulations Apply, Other Restrictions
Swimming: Swimming Allowed, Some Restrictions

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East Lake Waushacum is a quiet, warm water pond. the shoreline is heavily developed with summer camps, many of which have been converted and expanded to accomodate year-round living. The south side remains wooded and scenic because of the real road tracts that border the lake. The town beach is located off Hall Ave at Sholan Park where resident stickers are required.

Water Quality: No Known Issues, Town/State Monitoring
Vegetation Growth: Minimal
Non-native Species: Unknown

Fishing Comments: Can produce trophy Smallmouth Bass.
Fish Species: Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Chain Pickerel, Black Crappie, Yellow Perch, White Perch, Brown Bullhead, Yellow Bullhead, Sunfish, Bluegill

Boat Access: Access for Power and Non-power Boats
Ramp Comments: Access via a shallow draft dirt ramp off Hall Ave.
Parking Spaces: Less than 10

Directions: Route 2 to exit 32, Route 12 south to Route 62 east, right on Chase Hill Road, right on Sweat Hill road, left on Hall Ave to beach.
Shoreline Development: 75-100%