This is a great place for fishermen and for paddlers who don’t mind weaving their way though a stump-filled reservoir. The wooded hillsides and scattered islands lend a scenic beauty. Look for great blue heron prowling the west-end marshes.
The wooded hills of the 1,567-acre area contain typical woodland tree species, including sugar and red maples, white ash, red oak, black and gray birches, quaking aspen, white pine, ironwood, and sycamore. The rocky shoreline leads to fairly steep wooded banks. A few marshy areas occur at the north end, along with the inlet. Signs of an abandoned farm appear about two-thirds of the way up the lake: old apple trees, stone walls, and pastures growing up into woodland. We found beaver and other wildlife to be more plentiful near the north end. You can paddle up the crystal-clear inlet river a short distance, but it becomes shallow fairly quickly with a lot of exposed rocks.
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