Lake Saltonstall


Lake Saltonstall, Massachusetts

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      About Lake Saltonstall
      Located in Essex County, Massachusetts

      Lake Saltonstall, also known as Plug Pond, is a 45-acre lake located in Haverhill, roughly 43 minutes north of Boston, Massachusetts.

      The closest location for urgent care is Holy Family Hospital - Haverhill, 2 miles southeast. Boston Logan International is situated 39 miles south in the state's capital.

      When heading into town, stop at one of the great restaurants surrounding the lake. Some examples are Mediterranean Pizza and Subs, Mother Cluckers, Butch's Uptown, and Tacos Lupita.

      On the Water

      Lake Saltonstall stretches 49 acres while reaching a maximum depth of 27 feet. Popular activities here include kayaking, boating — only electric motors are allowed — swimming and fishing.

      Once you're out on the water, cast a line! Anglers will find largemouth bass, pickerel, bluegill, black crappie, rainbow trout, and more.

      What's Nearby?

      Next door to the lake is Winnikenni Park. This 700+ acre stretch of hills is the location of the first public park in Haverhill. Outdoor activities offered here include hiking, jogging, photography, and more.

      Kayaking is a popular pastime on the nearby Merrimack River. Enjoy the 10 mile stretch of river from Haverhill to Newburyport. Merrimack is also a popular spot for fishing during the summer. If you cast a line, expect to catch largemouth bass, carp, shad, rainbow trout, bullhead, and more.

      Do you want to learn to ski or practice your skiing skills? Head to Ski Bradford, a nearby ski hill in southern Haverhill. There are over 15 trails and three easy circle paths for everyone to enjoy.

      Visit Salem

      Travel 20 minutes east to Salem to learn more about the Salem Witch Trials and enjoy the modern city's great culture and food.

      The Salem Witch Museum aims to immerse visitors in these tragic events of pre-colonial America. There are over 10 life-size sets complete with lighting, narration, and wax figures that take visitors through the timeline of the trials.

      The House of Seven Gables is another popular stop, not only for its central role in the Nathaniel Hawthorne book but also as a piece of New England's history. Take a tour of this beautiful 1668 example of pre-colonial architecture!

      The Peabody Essex Museum is the place to be for lovers of art! This museum houses modern art and ancient art dating back thousands of years!

      After a long day of exploring, grab a bite to eat at one of the many fantastic restaurants in Salem. Examples include Flying Saucer Pizza Company, Howling Wolf Tacqueria, Rockafellas, and Turner's Seafood at Lyceum Hall.

      Why Lake Saltonstall?

      If you're looking for a place to enjoy nature that's also close to the Boston metro area, then Lake Saltonstall might be the location of your next lake home!