Whitin Reservoir, MA

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Whitin Reservoir


Town(s): Douglas MA
County: Worcester

Size: 309 acres
Average Depth: 11 feet
Maximum Depth: 21 feet

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

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Whitin Reservoir is located in Douglas, Massachusetts close to where the Connecticut and RI borders meet. This area has preserved many of its historical buildings and scenic backwoods roads, providing a traditional New England experience. One side of this 309 acre Reservoir is adjacent to the 4600 acre Douglas State Forest providing the most picturesque views. Power-boating and fishing are enjoyed activities, as well as crystal clear water for swimming.

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

Fishing Comments: Fishing is prohibited at the dam.
Fish Species: Largemouth Bass, Chain Pickerel, Yellow Perch, Brown Bullhead, Sunfish, Bluegill

Boat Access: None, Private Lake
Ramp Comments: There is no public boat access.
Parking Spaces: None

Directions: Route 395 to Route 16 for 5 miles thru the Douglas State Forest, left on Cedar Street, left of Wallis Street, look for signs.
Shoreline Development: 50-75%