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Here are the 19 lakes we have listed within USA > New England > Massachusetts - compared by Largest Lakes - Acres.

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Lake Name Area in acres Lake Description
Quabbin Reservoir
(Massachusetts, USA)
24,704 Quabbin Reservoir Pictures Quabbin Reservoir Message Forums One of the country's largest man-made public water supplies, Quabbin Reservoir dominates the landscape in Western Massachusetts. Supplying much of the drinking water to the greater Boston area, the reservoir is heavily protected by its surroundings with the aim of providing pure water to Massachusetts ...
Webster Lake
(Massachusetts, USA)
1,442 Webster Lake Pictures Webster Lake Message Forums Also known as: Lake Chaubunagungamaug
Webster Lake spans 1,442-acres in southern Massachusetts near the Connecticut border. This clear, spring-fed lake is one of the largest natural lakes in the state. Although Webster Lake is natural, it has a dam owned by Cranston Print Works, which raised the level of the lake by a few feet. The lake ...
Otis Reservoir
(Massachusetts, USA)
1,085 Otis Reservoir Pictures Otis Reservoir Message Forums Also known as: Otis Lake
She sits by herself on the dock at Otis Reservoir; the coffee steaming in her mug mirrors the mist coming off the water of the lake. Her husband left at dawn in search of his own trophy largemouth bass. It will be hours before her children are awake, swimming and riding jet skis across the waters of ...
Colebrook River Lake
(Connecticut, USA / Massachusetts, USA)
826 Also known as: Colebrook River Reservoir
With over 800 acres of boating and fishing waters, with no residential development, Colebrook River Lake - straddling the Connecticut and Massachusetts state line - is an ideal leisure-time destination. Colebrook River Lake provides many excellent recreational boating and fishing opportunities, including ...
Lake Quinsigamond
(Massachusetts, USA)
781 Lake Quinsigamond Pictures Worcester, Massachusetts is well known for many things: John Adams taught school here before becoming the second President of the United States. Songwriter Cole Porter attended Worcester Academy. Before English settlers named the town after its counterpart in Worcester, England, Native Americans called ...
Lake Monomonac
(Massachusetts, USA / New Hampshire, USA)
711 Lake Monomonac Message Forums The wind fills the sails, pushing the sailboats across Lake Monomonac. A bewitching combination of pristine white sail cloth and billowing bright colors glide like flocks of birds over the 711-acre lake. Lake Monomonac covers part of the Monadnok region in New Hampshire and the Central region of Massachusetts, ...
Onota Lake
(Massachusetts, USA)
617 Onota Lake Pictures Onota Lake Message Forums Tucked away in the gently rolling hills of the Berkshires and surrounded by the City of Pittsfield, Onota Lake is a fantastic destination in the western region of Massachusetts. With 617 acres of water, the lake has more than enough room for boating and water sports, and anglers will find plenty of ...
Lake Cochituate
(Massachusetts, USA)
614 Lake Cochituate Pictures Lake Cochituate Message Forums Also known as: Cochituate Reservoir
Lake Cochituate in the Greater Boston region of Massachusetts is a popular recreational lake just a short distance from the city. The lake, less than 20 miles from Boston Harbor, is made up of three connected ponds that for nearly 100 years provided water to the city. Now retired to recreational lake ...
Lake Cochichewick
(Massachusetts, USA)
564 Lake Cochichewick Pictures Lake Cochichewick Message Forums Also known as: The Great Pond
One of the earliest of Massachusetts' iconic Great Ponds, beautiful Lake Cochichewick anchors the Town of North Andover to both its past and its future. Originally named the Great Pond, the waters served as a focal point for the 1634-chartered Cochiechewick Plantation. The name is an adaptation of the ...
Pontoosuc Lake
(Massachusetts, USA)
480 Pontoosuc Lake Pictures Pontoosuc Lake Message Forums Pontoosuc Lake is in the heart of the Berkshires, straddling the border between the City of Pittsfield and the Town of Lanesborough in the Western region of Massachusetts Visitors have been flocking to the Berkshires since the 1800's, fleeing the dirt, noise, and heat of the city in favor of the area's ...
Great Herring Pond
(Massachusetts, USA)
376 Great Herring Pond Message Forums Nestled just minutes from Massachusetts' southeastern coastline, Great Herring Pond is a cozy body of water with a surface area of 376 acres. Most of the lake is located in the Town of Plymouth (Plymouth County), with the southern tip extending into Bourne (Barnstable County). It was previously known ...
Big Pond
(Massachusetts, USA)
310 Big Pond Pictures Big Pond Message Forums Also known as: Big Benton Pond, Great Lake, Lake Winiscutt
Big Pond in western Massachusetts has been known by many names, including Big Benton Pond, Great Lake, and even Lake Winiscutt. Regardless of its name, Big Pond is a beautiful fish-filled lake with more than enough water for both boaters and anglers. Just two and a half miles outside of Otis, Big Pond ...
Ashmere Lake
(Massachusetts, USA)
217 Ashmere Lake Pictures Ashmere Lake Message Forums Ashmere Lake is a small, quiet lake tucked away in western Massachusetts. The 217-acre lake is surrounded by beautiful rural countryside in the towns of Hinsdale and Peru. Ashmere Lake offers easy accessibility to all of the Berkshires' attractions, making it the perfect home base for a Berkshire ...
Long Pond
(Massachusetts, USA)
211 Long Pond Pictures Long Pond Message Forums A large dose of nature's best medicine awaits visitors to Long Pond in Massachusetts' southeastern region. Located only a few miles west of Plymouth Bay, 211-acre Long Pond is a picture of solitude, wooded shoreline and pristine sand beaches. Much of the shoreline is private, although only about 50 ...
Buckley Dunton Lake
(Massachusetts, USA)
161 Buckley Dunton Lake Pictures Buckley Dunton Lake Message Forums Also known as: Buckley Dunton Reservoir
At first glance, it seems like there is nothing around Buckley Dunton Lake, near Becket in western Massachusetts - that is, nothing but trees and wildlife. It's relatively small, only 161 acres, and shallow, just 10 feet deep, and its shoreline is completely undeveloped. There is hardly a building in ...
Robin Hood Lake
(Massachusetts, USA)
88 Robin Hood Lake Message Forums Ringed with names like King Richard Drive and Will Scarlet Drive, Robin Hood Lake in the Western region of Massachusetts conjures images of another time and place. The small private lake is surrounded by a community of permanent and seasonal residences known as none other than Sherwood Forest. Nestled ...
Walden Pond
(Massachusetts, USA)
61 Walden Pond Pictures Walden Pond Message Forums Part of the American psyche for over 150 years, Walden Pond belongs to us all. This 61-acre 'pothole lake' just outside of Concord, MA was the home of Henry David Thoreau when he began his writing career. Thoreau never owned the pond; it belonged to his good friend, Ralph Waldo Emerson. After visiting ...
Crystal Lake
(Massachusetts, USA)
33 Crystal Lake Pictures Crystal Lake Message Forums Also known as: Wiswall Pond, Silver Lake, Baptist Pond
Crystal Lake has a long history of being the 'town lake' in Newton, Massachusetts. Located in the Greater Boston area, this small natural lake is one of New England's Great Ponds and thus under court degree, considered government property for the use of the public. This wasn't always so: for over two ...
Crystal Lake
(Massachusetts, USA)
12 Crystal Lake Message Forums Crystal Lake is a tiny gem nestled within the Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket tourism region of Massachusetts. This body of water is a prime spot for canoeing and kayaking, as well as birding and wildlife watching. With an average depth of three feet and a maximum depth of seven feet, it is ...


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