Salem New Hampshire is rich in lakes and ponds, the total water surface area amounts to 1,029 acres. By far the largest lake is Canobie Lake with 373 acres, unfortunately swimming is prohibited since it is part of Salem’s water supply. Arlington Pond comes in second at 320 acres of water surface, and on this lake all recreational use is allowed.
|Lake / Pond Name||Size in Acres||Surface Elevation|
|Arlington Mills Res. (Wheeler Dam)||320||162.5|
|Hawkins Pond (Dug Pond)||17.3||117|
|Shadow Lake (Hitytidy Pond)||35||159|
|Wilson Pond Dug Pond||32|
|World End Pond||95.2||114|