Half Moon Lake


Half Moon Lake

Town(s): Alton NH, Barnstead NH
County: Belknap

Size: 283 acres
Average Depth: 14 feet
Maximum Depth: 27 feet

Boating Allowed: Kayaks, Canoes, Sail Boats, Electric Motor Boats, Power Boats, Jet-skis, State & Local Rules & Regulations Apply
Swimming: Swimming Allowed, No Restrictions

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Halfmoon Lake is a 283-acre water body located in Belknap County in central New Hampshire, in the towns of Barnstead and Alton. The pond is part of the Suncook River watershed, flowing south to the Merrimack River. The lake is classified as a warmwater fishery, with observed species including largemouth bass, chain pickerel, horned pout, and white perch. Halfmoon Lake Association was founded to protect the interest of property owners through education and the continued monitoring of lake quality in order to enhance both property values and recreational opportunities.

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

Fish Species: Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Chain Pickerel, White Perch, Brown Bullhead

Boat Access: Access for Power and Non-power Boats
Ramp Comments: Public ramp of Rt 28
Parking Spaces: Less than 10

Shoreline Development: 25-50%