Boston Kayaker

Kayaking on Lake Rohunta - in Orange MA

Rating: One Star - I was not aware of the formal access at Eagleville Road so on trip, I launched from Route 202 next to the dam. The narrow Lake Rohunta gives you a feeling of kayaking on a river until you get to the south end filled with waterlillies. Paddle time is 1 hour 10 minutes.

  Put in at Eagleville Road
  in Orange MA.
Paddle around Lake
  Rohunta and return.
Estimated round trip
  distance = 2.5 miles
South end filled
  with vegetation.
Lake Rohunta

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

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On Lake Rohunta on Route 202 in Orange MA.
Trip date is July 2017.
Note that there is a better access in Eagleville Road as shown in my map.

The Boston Kayaker just launched on Lake Rohunta in Orange MA.

Paddling south . . .

Just a few minutes of paddling will get you to see the Route 202 bridge over Lake Rohunta.

A water-front house on my right.

Approaching the Route 202 bridge.

Paddling under the Route 202 bridge on Lake Rohunta.

South of the Route 202 bridge.

The lookout platform at the Eagleville Road access.

The formal (and better) access to Lake Rohunta at Eagleville Road in Orange MA.

Continuing south . . .

To my right (west) is a see of water lillies.

There is still a narrow channel of clear water to paddle on.

At this point, I do not see anymore clear channel that I can paddle and instead faced with vegetation all around.

This is my point of return.

Just turned around and now paddling northwards.

Can you see the turtles?

Turtles sun-bathing on Lake Rohunta.

Approaching the ramp at Eagleville Road.

Landed for a short break.

Back on the water, continuing northwards.

Approaching the Route 202 bridge.

This northern section is so much clear of waterlillies.

Two guys fishing from a boat on Lake Rohunta.

I checked out earlier that beach at the center of the picture.
Gates locked and for private club members only.

That red wooden structure is the top of the Lake Rohunta Dam.

Landed. Paddle time is 1 hour 10 minutes.

Decided to have a peek at the Lake Rohunta Dam.

Lake Rohunta Dam.