Harveys Lake VT

Waterfront Homes on Harveys Lake

Harveys Lake may be one of the best-kept water secrets in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom. The 350-acre lake has no publicly advertised amenities, making its main users the property owners and guests of the two campgrounds and resorts. Originally a smaller…

Tunk Lake

Tunk Lake Outlet Stream

Nothing says Downeast Maine like Tunk Lake. This beautiful 2000-acre natural lake is wild, pristine and entirely accessible to all comers. Considered the third deepest lake in the state, Tunk Lake is exceedingly clear and scenically beautiful. Only a couple…

Quaddick Lake

Quaddick Lake

Northeast Connecticut is home to Quaddick Lake. This reservoir in Connecticut’s Mystic Country was created by damming the flow of Five Mile River to deepen the existing Kings Pond. The dam and levees raised water levels about 11 feet, causing…

Crystal Lake Boston

Early Spring in Newton

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…

Schoodic Lake

Appalachian Trail Passes Near Schoodic Lake

One of the large lakes in the Maine Highlands region, Schoodic Lake has managed to stay off the recreation radar of many Maine vacationers. Only an hour and a half from Bangor, limited public access appears to be the main…

Brassua Lake

Brassua Lake Shoreline

Sprawling across almost 9,000 acres of the Maine Highlands Region, Brassua Lake is actually little known. The large reservoir was created in 1925 when a dam was built across the outlet on the lower Moose River to generate hydroelectric power.…

Quabbin Reservoir

Autumn at Quabbin Reservoir

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…

Fish River Chain of Lakes

Driftwood Sculpture at Portage Lake

For big-lake fishing, Aroostook County’s Fish River Chain of Lakes is the destination of choice. Home of Maine’s best landlocked salmon fishery, the lakes are somewhat remote, located near the border of New Brunswick, Canada. The eight natural lakes are…

Rangeley Lakes

Dusk on Cupsuptic Lake

Nothing represents the outdoor largesse of Maine’s Lakes and Mountains region better than the six pristine Rangeley Lakes. These natural lakes sprawl beneath famed 4,120-foot Saddleback Mountain along the Androscoggin River drainage. Several dams, built between 1850 and 1920, have…

Tripp Pond

Lake Sunset at Poland

Well-loved Tripp Pond, sometimes called Tripp Lake, holds a prominent place in the recreation plans around Poland, Maine. Located in the Lakes and Mountains region of western Maine, the area holds some of the most exclusive and expensive traditional children’s…

Lake Groton

Panoramic View of Lake Groton from Owl's Head Overlook

Nestled snugly among heavily forested mountains, Lake Groton has been a favorite summer getaway for generations of ‘camp’ owners. Over 400 acres of water enclosed within nearly six miles of rocky shoreline make Groton Pond, as it is also known,…

Swanzey Lake

Ashuelot Covered Bridge

One of the unsung gems of New Hampshire’s Monadnock region, little Swanzey Lake is well-loved by those lucky enough to live along its shoreline. The lake was created from a natural, spring-fed pool by damming the outlet of Swanzey Pond…

Bunganut Pond

A favored summer location for the southeastern coast region of Maine, Bunganut Pond offers everything the lakelubber wants-even loons. The odd name derives from a Native American term meaning ‘place of the rocks’, an apt description of the lake’s rocky…