Nutting Lake, MA

Nutting Lake


Town(s): Billerica MA
County: Middlesex

Size: 78 acres
Average Depth: 5 feet
Maximum Depth: 12 feet

Boating Allowed: Kayaks, Canoes, Sail Boats, Electric Motor Boats, Gas Engines Prohibited, State & Local Rules & Regulations Apply, See Comments
Boating Comments: Gas powered engines are prohibited.
Swimming: Unknown



Nutting Lake is separated into 2 basins, via a culvert, by the Middlesex Turnpike. The culvert is only passable by shallow draft boats. The larger west basin is 50 acres in size and provides the boat access. It has an average depth of about 5 feet with a maximum depth of 12 feet. The smaller east basin is 28 acres. The north and south shores are heavily developed with year-round houses. The west shore is comprised mostly of conservation land and remains undeveloped. Most of the bottom is much except for the sandy town beach (Micozzi Beach) in the east basin.

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

Fishing Comments: Known for its good-sized bass population.
Fish Species: Largemouth Bass, Chain Pickerel, Brown Bullhead, Sunfish

Boat Access: Primarily Car-top boats & Canoes
Ramp Comments: The ramp is on the west basin on town owned property. Park to the left of the beach in the sandy area.
Parking Spaces: Less than 10

Directions: Route 3 to Middlesex Turnpikde in Billerica, to Marshall Street, right on Elliot Street, to boat access.
Shoreline Development: 75-100%