Northwood Lake

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Northwood Lake
Location Rockingham County and Merrimack County, New Hampshire
Coordinates 43°13′1″N 71°15′48″W / 43.21694°N 71.26333°W / 43.21694; -71.26333Coordinates: 43°13′1″N 71°15′48″W / 43.21694°N 71.26333°W / 43.21694; -71.26333
Primary inflows Narrows Brook;
Flat Meadow Brook;
Griffin Brook
Primary outflows Little Suncook River
Basin countries United States
Max. length 3.1 mi (5.0 km)
Max. width 0.7 mi (1.1 km)
Surface area 653 acres (2.64 km2)
Average depth 12 ft (3.7 m)
Max. depth 20 ft (6.1 m)
Surface elevation 517 ft (158 m)
Settlements Northwood; Epsom

Northwood Lake is a 653-acre (2.64 km2)[1] water body located in Rockingham and Merrimack counties in central New Hampshire, United States, in the towns of Northwood and Epsom. The town of Deerfield occupies part of the southern shore. The outlet of the lake is the Little Suncook River, flowing west to the Suncook River, a tributary of the Merrimack River.

The lake is classified as a warmwater fishery, with observed species including smallmouth and largemouth bass, chain pickerel, and brown bullhead, and white perch.[2]

Milfoil is present in the lake.[3]

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  1. ^ New Hampshire GRANIT database
  2. ^ "Northwood Lake, Northwood" (PDF). NH Fish & Game. Retrieved September 3, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Water Milfoil" (PDF). New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services. 

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