Echo Lake
Crotched Pond
Location of Echo Lake in Maine, USA.
Echo Lake
Location of Echo Lake in Maine, USA.
Echo Lake
LocationKennebec County, Maine
Coordinates44°26′17″N 70°01′26″W / 44.438°N 70.024°W / 44.438; -70.024Coordinates: 44°26′17″N 70°01′26″W / 44.438°N 70.024°W / 44.438; -70.024
Basin countriesUnited States
Surface area1,185 acres (480 ha)
Max. depth117 ft (36 m)
Water volume23,134 acre⋅ft (28,535,000 m3)
Surface elevation325 ft (99 m)
IslandsEcho Island, Turtle Island
SettlementsFayette, Mount Vernon, Readfield

Echo Lake, also known as Crotched Pond, is a lake located in the towns of Fayette, Mount Vernon and Readfield, Maine. It is 117 feet (36 m) deep, and covers about 1.9 square miles (5 km2) in surface area.[2] One of the major bodies of water in the Winthrop Lakes Region, the lake is known for its rocky shores, scenery, deep cool water, and naturally reproducing lake trout population. A public boat launch is located on the north shore in Mount Vernon off State Route #41.

Camp Winnebago, a summer camp for boys, is located on the southwest shore of Echo Lake.[3]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Echo Lake (Maine)
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  3. ^ "Camp Winnebago | a Maine summer camp for boys". Camp Winnebago. Retrieved 2019-08-08.