West Brookfield MA
Local Name: Lake Wickaboag
Average Depth: 7 feet
Maximum Depth: 11 feet
Kayaks, Canoes, Sail Boats, Electric Motor Boats, Power Boats, Jet-skis, State & Local Rules & Regulations Apply, Horsepower or Speed Restrictions, Other Restrictions, See Comments
Boating Comments: See http://www.lakewickaboagpa.com/boatingrules.html for boating rules and restrictions.
Lake Wickaboag is located in the town of West Brookfield in central Massachusetts. It is a man made lake covering approximately 320 acres. Maximum depth is 11 ft with a mean depth of 7 ft. Shoreline development is extensive with summer cottages and year-round homes. Lake Wickaboag is heavily used for recreation year round. There is a public boat ramp near the center of town and there is parking for a maximum of 7 boat trailers. A town beach permits swimming with a life guard present during the day in the summer. The beach is available to West Brookfield residents only. The purpose of the Lake Wickaboag Preservation Association is to encourage, organize and support programs and activities that promote, restore and maintain the ecological health of Lake Wickaboag through involvement in issues of lake water quality and watershed protection and management.
No Known Issues, Town/State Monitoring
Vegetation Growth: Moderate
Non-native Species: Eurasian Watermilfoil (Myriophyllum Spicatum)
Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Chain Pickerel, Black Crappie, Yellow Perch, White Perch, Brown Bullhead, Yellow Bullhead, Sunfish, Bluegill, Golden Shiner, White Sucker
Access for Power and Non-power Boats
Ramp Comments: Concrete to gravel ramp nect to beach.
Parking Spaces: Less than 10
Route 9 to Cottage Street north, 1/2 mile to beach area.
Shoreline Development: 75-100%