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Kayaking on Manchaug Pond - in Sutton MA

Rating: One-and-a-Half Stars - A good-sized pond. You can launch at the state boat ramp for $6 (in year 2012). I had a good time paddling around the pond. Some islands on the northwest. There is some shallow spot on the north center that makes you wonder why people will be standing in the middle of the pond.

  Put in at state ramp off Torrey Road
  in Sutton MA. Fee applie$.
Paddle around pond
  and return.
Estimated round trip
  distance = 3+ miles
Manchaug Pond
  Pond name from the Indian chief
  that drowned in this pond.
Family camp
Pond can be busy
  with powered boats.
Sutton Pond

Disclaimer: It is your responsibility to determine the legality, suitability and safety of this route for yourself.

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Other resources:
Manchaug Pond Association
Town of Sutton MA: Manchauge Pond (with photos)
King's Family Campground
Lake Manchaug Camping
Old Holbrook Place Family Campground

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At Manchaug Pond launch in Sutton MA.
Trip date is July 2012.

Just launched on Manchaug Pond.

Looking directly across from the launch . . .

I will paddle north along the coast on my right and circumnavigate the pond.

Looking west to the other side of Manchaug Pond.

Ducks on Manchaug Pond.

People in the middle of Manchaug Pond on a shallow area.

Looking at the north east corner of Manchaug Pond.

Very shallow area in the middle of the pond.

I am now paddling to the west to coast along that side on my way back.

This island is "Private Property".

Going around the island . . .

Another privately-owned island. This one has a house on it.


Paddling south on the western coast. I am now half-way to the ramp where I came from.

Good trip. I was on the water for an hour and a half.