Balch Lake


Balch Lake

Town(s): Wakefield NH
County: Carroll

Size: 704 acres
Average Depth: 10 feet
Maximum Depth: 46 feet

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

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Balch Lake is a 704 acre artificial lake  on the border of Maine and New Hampshire that borders the Maine towns of Acton, Newfield and Shapleigh while also bordering the New Hampshire town of Wakefield. The dam that created the lake was completed in 1900 and it is a mixture of concrete and earthen construction. The surface area of Balch Pond/Lake is 1.1 square miles and extends into New Hampshire where it is known as Stump Pond.

Vegetation Growth: Unknown
Non-native Species:

Boat Access: Unknown
Ramp Comments: ACCESS: Trailer boat launch - fee.
Parking Spaces: Unknown

Directions: Directions: Rte 153, East Wakefield.
Shoreline Development: Unknown