• 24Avg. Depth
  • 68Deepest Depth
  • Counties: Montgomery County
  • Fish: Black Crappie, Channel Catfish, Largemouth Bass
  • Condos available (Yes)
  • Notable events: 7th Annual Kids Fishing Day
  • Interesting facts: Black Hill Regional Park
  • Other notes: Located near the Boyds community in Montgomery County, Maryland. Created by the construction of a dam on Little Seneca Creek. Built to provide an emergency water supply for the metropolitan Washington, D.C. area
  • Permit is required to use the lake.
  • Houseboats are not allowed.
  • Boating restrictions (Yes). -- No gasoline powered motors may be used
  • Dock restrictions (Yes). -- None allowed
Hospitals
(301) 557-6000
19801 Oberservation Dr
Germantown, MD 20876
Airports
Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
Arlington, VA 22202
35 miles away
About Little Seneca Lake
Located in the Piedmont Ecoregion

Little Seneca Lake is located in Montgomery County, Maryland, nestled in the Piedmont ecoregion between the Appalachian Mountains and the Atlantic Coastal Plain.

Washington, D.C. is under 35 miles away for a big-city trip. Fairfax Medical is under three miles away, and there are two airports within 40 miles: Washington Dulles International Airport and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.

The lake was built to provide an emergency water supply for the metropolitan Washington, D.C. area, only 29 miles away. Today, the 505-acre lake serves as a recreational lake in Black Hill Regional Park.

Angler's Paradise

Locals and visitors enjoy various activities like boating, kayaking, canoeing, hiking, and fishing on Little Seneca Lake.

Anglers flock to the well-stocked lake to catch fish species like Largemouth Bass, Tiger Muskie, Channel Catfish, Sunfish, and Crappie.

Upstream and downstream, fishermen can find brown and rainbow trout due to the perfect conditions for "natural trout waters."

Black Hill Regional Park

Little Seneca Lake is located inside Black Hill Regional Park. The park, which spans over 1,800 acres, offers premier hiking, and wildlife viewing, as well as annual programs including twilight concerts, kayak, and canoeing classes.

Explore Washington, D.C.

For an exciting daycation, Lake Braddock residents can take the short trip to the nation’s capital, Washington, D.C.

The city is home to numerous memorials and museums, highlighting the rich history of the United States as well as the natural sciences and the world. Some of the most popular options are the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and the countless presidential memorials scattered across the D.C. mall.

With prior planning, visitors can tour the Capitol building, the Supreme Court building, and even the White House.

Washington, D.C. also has a diverse culture and many different restaurants. Highly rated restaurants include Founding Farmers DC, Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar - Washington, D.C., and The Pig.

Perfect Lakeside Living

Whether you're looking for a weekend retreat or a permanent residence, Little Seneca Lake is the perfect destination!