Pawtuckaway Lake, NH

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Pawtuckaway Lake


Town(s): Nottingham NH
County: Rockingham
Local Name: Pawtuckaway Pond

Size: 784 acres
Average Depth: 10 feet
Maximum Depth: 50 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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Pawtuckaway Lake is a 783-acre water body located in Rockingham County in southeastern New Hampshire, United States, in the town of Nottingham. The official name of the lake is Pawtuckaway Pond. The original, natural pond was enlarged in the 19th century by the construction of four dams. Three of the dams, near the southern end of the lake, feed the Pawtuckaway River, which flows southeast to the Lamprey River in the western part of the town of Epping. The fourth dam, located at the north end of the lake, releases water to the Bean River, leading to the North River and ultimately the Lamprey River in the northern part of Epping. The lake is located in the Piscataqua River drainage basin.

Water Quality: Unknown
Vegetation Growth: Moderate
Non-native Species: Eurasian Watermilfoil (Myriophyllum Spicatum)

Fish Species: Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Chain Pickerel, Lake Trout, Brook Trout, Black Crappie, Yellow Perch, White Perch, Brown Bullhead, Bluegill, Bridle Shiner

Boat Access: Access for Power and Non-power Boats
Ramp Comments: ACCESS: Pawtuckaway Lake Boat Ramp (Fundy Cove).
Parking Spaces: More than 40

Directions: Directions: Fundy Rd.
Shoreline Development: 50-75%