Horn Pond covers 227 acres and borders Wakefield, New Hampshire, and Acton, Maine. Rochester, New Hampshire is 23.9 miles south of Horn Pond.
Huggins Hospital is under 25 miles away, and Portland International Jetport is under 50 miles away.
Horn Pond provides a calm and endearing lake life and serves as a getaway from city life. Boats with gasoline motors are prohibited and there are several boat launches available in the area. Fishing, kayaking, and canoeing are all popular activities at Horn Pond.
Anglers can expect brook trout, brown trout, rainbow trout, largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, chain pickerel, bluegill, brown bullhead catfish, and white perch. The Interstate Waters between Maine and New Hampshire general fishing guidelines apply.
Whether it is a day filled with fishing or a leisurely kayaking adventure, Horn Pond has activities for everyone.
A brief drive to the surrounding city of Wakefield will allow you to enjoy several local attractions.
Visit the Heritage Park Railroad Museum and learn about the local history. The museum also houses several historical artifacts and has a rich history for all visitors to enjoy.
Wakefield Townhall and Opera House was established in 1895 and still stands today and are a must-see when visiting the city. Public meetings and theater productions are here and enjoyed by locals.
The Rochester Common is the city center and is a great place for the whole family. It has a playground, walking loop, sports field, and bandstand.
The Rochester Opera House has shows year-round for children and adults. It has a rich history and has a completely moveable floor, which is hard to come by these days.
There are also several shopping malls in Rochester where you can find just about anything you are looking for. Some local favorites are Rochester Crossing, Lilac Mall, and The Ridge Marketplace.
After a day full of exploring the city there are several restaurants to enjoy. A few of the local favorites are Lilac City Grille, Pepper’s Landing, and Windjammers Seafood Restaurant.
Horn Pond is the perfect place for those who want a slow-paced lake life with the ability to indulge in a variety of activities like fishing and kayaking.