Watson Pond State Park

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Watson Pond State Park
Massachusetts State Park
Pavilion at Watson Pond State Park, Taunton MA.jpg
The pavilion at Watson Pond
Country United States
State Massachusetts
County Bristol
City Taunton
Location 1644 Bay Street
 - elevation 75 ft (23 m) [1]
 - coordinates 41°57′0.3″N 71°6′50.9″W / 41.950083°N 71.114139°W / 41.950083; -71.114139Coordinates: 41°57′0.3″N 71°6′50.9″W / 41.950083°N 71.114139°W / 41.950083; -71.114139
Area 10 acres (4 ha)
Watershed Taunton River
Watson Pond State Park is located in Massachusetts
Watson Pond State Park
Location of Watson Pond State Park in Massachusetts
Website: Watson Pond State Park

Watson Pond State Park is a small state park on the north side of Taunton, Massachusetts, USA. The park, which occupies 10 acres (4.0 ha) on the east shore of Watson Pond, comprises a 300-foot (91 m) beach, picnic area, bathhouse and small pavilion. Fishing and non-motorized boating are also offered.[2] The parking lot is off Bay Street.


In 2010, Watson Pond State Park was named as one of the 1,000 places to visit by the Great Places in Massachusetts Commission.[3]


  1. ^ "Watson Pond State Park". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 2002-08-27. 
  2. ^ "Watson Pond State Park". MassParks. Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, Department of Conservation and Recreation. Retrieved July 28, 2013. 
  3. ^ Finucane, Martin (July 12, 2010). "Many places to visit, so little time". Boston.com. 

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