West Harbor Pond

Boothbay Harbor, Lincoln, Maine
MIDAS 5372

Area (acres):80
Perimeter (miles):4.2
Mean Depth (feet):15
Max Depth (feet):34
Delorme Page:7
Fishery Type:Coldwater + Warmwater
Invasive Aquatic Plant Infestation:None known

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Boating & Fishing Regulations for this and other Maine waters are available here.

West Harbor Pond

Iceout on West Harbor Pond, January 2021. Photo: Merritt Blakeslee

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West Harbor Pond

Aerial view of the lower end of West Harbor Pond, the dam carrying the Route 27 causeway, and, in the background, Boothbay Harbor’s inner harbor.

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