Northwood Lake

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Northwood Lake
LocationRockingham County and Merrimack County, New Hampshire
Coordinates43°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 inflowsNarrows Brook;
Flat Meadow Brook;
Griffin Brook
Primary outflowsLittle Suncook River
Basin countriesUnited States
Max. length3.1 mi (5.0 km)
Max. width0.7 mi (1.1 km)
Surface area653 acres (2.64 km2)
Average depth12 ft (3.7 m)
Max. depth20 ft (6.1 m)
Surface elevation517 ft (158 m)
SettlementsNorthwood; 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 Archived 2013-08-03 at the Wayback Machine
  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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