Sunrise Lake (New Hampshire)

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Sunrise Lake
SunriseLakeNH.jpg
Location of Sunrise Lake in New Hampshire, USA.
Location of Sunrise Lake in New Hampshire, USA.
Sunrise Lake
Location of Sunrise Lake in New Hampshire, USA.
Location of Sunrise Lake in New Hampshire, USA.
Sunrise Lake
LocationStrafford County, New Hampshire
Coordinates43°27′13″N 71°4′15″W / 43.45361°N 71.07083°W / 43.45361; -71.07083Coordinates: 43°27′13″N 71°4′15″W / 43.45361°N 71.07083°W / 43.45361; -71.07083
Primary outflowsDames Brook
Basin countriesUnited States
Max. length1.4 mi (2.3 km)
Max. width0.5 mi (0.80 km)
Surface area247 acres (1.00 km2)
Average depth6 ft (1.8 m)
Max. depth13 ft (4.0 m)
Surface elevation665 ft (203 m)
Islands4
SettlementsMiddleton

Sunrise Lake is a 247-acre (1.00 km2) water body located in Strafford County in eastern New Hampshire, United States, in the town of Middleton. The lake was originally known as Dump Reservoir.[1] Water from Sunrise Lake flows to the Cocheco River, part of the Piscataqua River watershed.

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

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  1. ^ "Official List of Public Waters" (PDF). New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services Water Division: Dam Bureau. July 29, 2016. Retrieved March 4, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Sunrise Lake, Middleton" (PDF). NH Fish & Game. Retrieved January 19, 2021. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)