Big Pond (Massachusetts)
|Basin countries||United States|
|Max. length||1.5 km (0.93 mi)|
|Surface area||330 acres (1.3 km2)|
|Average depth||15 ft (4.6 m)|
|Max. depth||26 ft (7.9 m)|
|Surface elevation||432 m (1,417 ft)|
Big Pond is a 330-acre (1 km2) lake located in Otis, Massachusetts. The lake is popular for boating, swimming, fishing, water skiing, snowmobiling, camping, and water-related recreation. Fish include lake trout, bass, white perch, yellow perch, catfish, and bluegills. The reservoir is stocked with trout by the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries & Wildlife.
The Big Pond Association ( www.bigpondassociation.com ) is a 501c3 non-profit that oversees a number of activities throughout the year. In addition, the association has an active weed watcher program to identify invasive plant species and raises awareness of the threat.