Fort Pond, MA

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Fort Pond


Town(s): Lancaster MA
County: Worcester

Size: 76 acres
Average Depth: 30 feet
Maximum Depth: 45 feet

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



Fort Pond is an average size two-story pond located in Lancaster just north of Route 2 at the Lunenburg Road exit. The water is clear in color with a transparency of almost 10 feet. The depth averages about 30 feet with a maximum depth of 45 feet. The shoreline is 90% developed with year round houses, camps and cottages. Aquatic weeds are scant except in some of the coves. Boat access is available at a gravel ramp off of Fort Pond Road. Shoreline access is limited to the area immediately adjacent to the ramp.

Water Quality: No Known Issues
Vegetation Growth: Minimal
Non-native Species: Unknown

Fishing Comments: Stocked with about 4000 Rainbow and Brown Trout annually.
Fish Species: Largemouth Bass, Chain Pickerel, Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout, Yellow Perch, Brown Bullhead, Yellow Bullhead, Sunfish, Bluegill, White Sucker, American Eel

Boat Access: Access for Power and Non-power Boats
Ramp Comments: Access from Route 2.
Parking Spaces: Less than 10

Directions: Route 2 to exit 35 to Fort Pond Road to boat launch.
Shoreline Development: 75-100%