Indian Lake (Massachusetts)
|Basin countries||United States|
|Average depth||8 ft (2.4 m)|
|Max. depth||15 ft (4.6 m)|
Indian Lake, also known as North Pond, is located in northern Worcester, Massachusetts. The water is brownish in color with a transparency of only five feet. The mean and maximum depths are eight and fifteen feet respectively. The bottom is muck and rock. The shoreline is heavily developed with residential dwellings and commercial buildings.
Shore Park (115 Shore Drive) offers a 5 acre beach that is open to the public July 1st to late August and offers a lifeguard from noon to 7 pm. It is a well kept area.
Morgan Landing (Grove Street) does not offer a public beach, but it does offer boating and 11.2 acres of land. This is a destination that is perfect for a picnic, fishing, or just a good place to enjoy the scenic views of the lake.
Indian Lake Beach (20 Clason Road) is the least desirable, and a very poorly kept location. There is a public beach, but having only 1.63 acres it often gets over crowded. There is little parking, and the sand more closely resembles dirt than anything else. This has also been the site of several violent crimes the most recent being a fatal shooting in October of 2012.
While Indian Lake was once a resort destination it's no longer recommended for more than a day trip, if that. The Greedale area does offer some minor attractions, but not enough to keep one interested.
The fish population was most recently studied during a 1996 summer survey. Eleven species were collected including white perch, yellow perch, largemouth bass, golden shiner, black crappies, bluegills, pumpkinseeds, yellow bullhead, brown bullhead, carp and white suckers. Northern pike were captured during other sampling efforts in 1994. The lake has been stocked with northern pike and tiger muskies on a fairly regular basis beginning in 1981. 
The north shore of Indian Lake is home to the Indian Lake Yacht Club. This club has been closed for several years. The public beach is owned by The Bancroft School and maintained by the Greendale YMCA.
- "Indian Lake (Worcester)". MassWildlife.
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