Sunrise Lake (New Hampshire)

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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)

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, chain pickerel, horned pout, and white perch.[2]

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  1. ^ "Official List of Public Waters" (PDF). New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services Water Division: Dam Bureau. January 17, 2014. Retrieved September 5, 2014.
  2. ^ "Sunrise Lake, Middleton" (PDF). NH Fish & Game. Retrieved September 5, 2014.