Lake Rohunta North Basin

Lake Rohunta North Basin

Athol, Massachusetts 01331

Lake Rohunta (Massachusetts Paddler) webpage

About this Location

Lake Rohunta North Basin is one of the three sections of Lake Rohunta, a 383-acre lake located in Athol and Orange. The lake was formed by a dam on The Branch of the Millers River and is crossed by MA-2 (US-202).. The north basin is the deepest part of the lake, with a maximum depth of 15 feet and an average depth of 4 feet. The water is clear and the bottom is mostly mud with some sand. The north basin is a popular spot for canoeing, fishing and birdwatching, especially for migratory waterfowl.


  • Roadside viewing

  • Restrooms on site

  • Wheelchair accessible trail

  • Entrance fee

Last updated December 14, 2023