Big Pond (Massachusetts)

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Big Pond
Location Otis, Massachusetts,
United States
Coordinates 42°09′15″N 73°02′26″W / 42.15417°N 73.04056°W / 42.15417; -73.04056Coordinates: 42°09′15″N 73°02′26″W / 42.15417°N 73.04056°W / 42.15417; -73.04056
Lake type Lake
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)
Islands several
References [1]

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.[2]

The Big Pond Association ( ) 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.