Echo Lake
View from state park beach: Whitehorse Ledge (L) and Cathedral Ledge (R)
Location of Echo Lake in New Hampshire, USA.
Location of Echo Lake in New Hampshire, USA.
Echo Lake
Location of Echo Lake in New Hampshire, USA.
Location of Echo Lake in New Hampshire, USA.
Echo Lake
LocationCarroll County, New Hampshire
Coordinates44°3′18″N 71°9′39″W / 44.05500°N 71.16083°W / 44.05500; -71.16083
Primary outflowsElm Brook
Basin countriesUnited States
Max. length0.3 mi (0.5 km)
Max. width0.1 mi (0.2 km)
Surface area15.7 acres (6.4 ha)
Average depth7 ft (2.1 m)
Max. depth10 ft (3.0 m)
Surface elevation480 ft (146 m)
SettlementsTown of Conway

Echo Lake is a 15.7-acre (6.4 ha) water body located near North Conway in Carroll County, New Hampshire, United States.[1] It is part of Echo Lake State Park, which features a small swimming beach.

The lake lies at the foot of White Horse Ledge and just south of Cathedral Ledge, both of which are noted rock climbing destinations in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. The lake is part of the Saco River watershed.

The lake is classified as a warmwater fishery, with observed species including smallmouth bass and yellow perch.[2]

The lake with Cathedral Ledge in 1914

See also

References

  1. ^ New Hampshire GRANIT state geographic information system Archived August 3, 2013, at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "Echo Lake, Conway" (PDF). NH Fish & Game. Retrieved August 12, 2014.