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759 Chestnut Street
Springfield, MA 01199
Bradley International Airport
Schoephoester Rd, Windsor Locks, CT 06096
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    About Middle Pond
    Located in Hampden County, Massachusetts

    Middle Pond is located in Southwick, Massachusetts, and has a surface area of 277 acres with a max depth of 36 feet. This pond is one of three basins that make up Congamond Lake. The basins are connected by trenches that are wide enough for small boats.

    Middle Pond is around 20 minutes southwest of Springfield, Massachusetts. Boston is roughly two hours northeast.

    The closest location for urgent care is Baystate Emergency Medicine - Springfield, 20 minutes away in Springfield. Bradley International Airport is roughly 20 minutes south of the lake in Windsor Locks, Connecticut.

    Amenities Nearby

    Middle Pond has all the amenities a person could want within a short drive!

    There are numerous restaurants available within a 10-minute drive, sure to satisfy any craving or occasion! Examples are KettleBread Deli Restaurant, Summer House, Crepes Tea House, Village Pizza Restaurant, and more!

    Shopping can be done at Little River Plaza or Riverdale Shops, only a 20-minute drive away!

    Grocery shopping is available less than 10 minutes away at Big Y World Class Market or about 20 minutes away at Price Rite Marketplace!

    Fun on the Water

    There is plenty of fun to have on Middle Pond and connecting ponds!

    Middle Pond is a popular destination for all sorts of water activities! Whether owned or rented, watercraft activities like motorboating, canoeing, water skiing, kayaking, and paddle boating are well-loved here!

    Babb’s Beach is located on the east end of Middle Pond, offering about 7 acres of shoreline. It is popular with swimmers and sunbathers and also offers lifeguards on duty from 10 am to 6 pm daily.

    Middle Pond has excellent fishing and provides multiple fishing piers. There is a large wooden fishing pier on the south side of the boat ramp area on Middle lake.

    Anglers will find largemouth bass, chain pickerel, pumpkinseed, bluegill, yellow perch, longear sunfish, and much more. Largemouth bass and pumpkinseed are the most abundant species in the lake, and it is also stocked with rainbow and brown trout every fall and spring.

    Spending Time On Land

    There is plenty to do when residents would rather spend time on dry land!

    Around Middle Pond, there is wildlife to observe along the shores, golfing at Ranch Golf Club, visiting Johnson Brook Farms, or attending Club One Entertainment!

    If nature and exploration are calling your name, the pond is 15 minutes from Robinson State Park! The park is 1,025 acres and offers biking, mountain biking, cross-country skiing, educational programs, hiking, and horseback riding! Picnic tables and pavilions are available and make an excellent spot for lunch and a view!

    Visit Springfield, Massachusetts

    Springfield is a historic city in lower Massachusetts that provides a family-friendly experience and fantastic food!

    Check out the Springfield Armory, the U.S. Armed Forces primary weapons manufacturer from the Revolutionary War to 1968. There is so much information and history to be learned here!

    There is also The Zoo in Forest Park & Education Center, where visitors see a large variety of animals found throughout the world and North America.

    The Amazing World of Dr. Suess Museum is a popular spot for the family! The kids will enjoy the first floor, where they can explore exhibits focused on vocabulary, creative writing, and rhyming. Everyone will enjoy the second floor, where Seuss’ family members recreated his art studio.

    Springfield is also home to a diverse collection of highly-rated restaurants. Eateries like Red Rose Pizzeria, Student Prince Cafe, and Fort Restaurant, and Theodore’s Blues, Booze, and BBQ should be high on your list to visit!

    Why Big Pond?

    If you're looking for a lake that has plenty to do on and off of the water, take a look at Middle Pond. It might just be the location of your next lake home!