Governors Lake


Governors Lake

Town(s): Raymond NH
County: Rockingham

Size: 61 acres
Average Depth: 6 feet
Maximum Depth: 10 feet

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

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Governors Lake is the second largest lake in Raymond at 61 Acres. This lake is located in northern Raymond and is a comparatively shallow body of water with an average depth of about 6 feet. The shoreline of the lake is about 1.5 miles long with varying flora and aqualtic life. Governors Lake is assigned a surface water classification of B by the State of New Hampshire. Surface water classifications establish designated uses for a waterbody. Designated uses are desirable uses that must be protected, but are not specifically associated with quantifiable water quality standards. According to RSA 485-A:8, Class B waters, “…shall be of the second highest quality.” These waters are considered acceptable for fishing, swimming and other recreational purposes and may be used as water supplies after adequate treatment.



Water Quality: Town/State Monitoring
Vegetation Growth: Moderate
Non-native Species: Unknown

Fish Species: Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Black Crappie, Yellow Perch, Channel Catfish, Brown Bullhead, Sunfish, Golden Shiner

Boat Access: None, Private Lake
Parking Spaces: None

Shoreline Development: 25-50%