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Lake Data

Lake Area:  995 Acres   (1.555 Square Miles)

Watershed Area:   22 Square Miles

Length:  2.86 Miles

Width:  Maximum   1 Mile;   Average   .5 Mile

Depth:  Maximum   164 Feet;   Average    46.9 Feet

Height Above Sea Level:  466 Feet

Shoreline Length:  6.90 Miles

Islands:  4 (Big, Bimba, Loon, Half Moon)

Inlets:    Deer River,  Cooks Brook, Forrest Creek

Outlet:  Dam Feeding West Branch (Ossipee Lake)

 

SILVER LAKE CLASSIFICATION

 

THE STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE CLASSIFIES SILVER LAKE: PRISTINE

 

The State of New Hampshire classifies lakes according to three categories, as follows:

PARAMETER

MINIMUM VALUE

SILVER LAKE VALUE

WATER CLARITY
> 4.0 METERS
5.9 METERS (AVERAGE)
CHLOROPHYLL a
< 3.0 ppb
1.4 ppb (AVERAGE)
PHOSPHORUS
< 15.0 ppb
6.0 ppb (AVERAGE)

 

Types Of Fish

  • Smallmouth Bass
  • Pickerel
  • Horned Pout
  • Lake Trout
  • Rainbow Trout
  • White Fish

 

Public Beaches:

  • Town Beach – South End Of Lake  (Residents And Guests Only)  Facilities Include Picnic Tables, Barbecue, Rest Rooms, Swimming Float
  • Nichols Beach – Rt41 – Limited Parking, Swim Area
  • Monument Beach – North End Of Lake, Swim Area, Limited Parking
  • Kennett Beach – North End Of Lake, Limited Parking, Swim Area

 

Launching Ramp:

South End Of Lake, Mandatory Boat Inspection & Washing, Parking By Permit

Note That Ski Craft Are Not Permitted

 

 

 

 

 




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