Pleasant Lake
Looking east from the lake outlet at Gulf Road
Location of Pleasant Lake in New Hampshire, USA.
Pleasant Lake
Location of Pleasant Lake in New Hampshire, USA.
Pleasant Lake
LocationRockingham County, New Hampshire
Coordinates43°11′25″N 71°15′45″W / 43.19028°N 71.26250°W / 43.19028; -71.26250Coordinates: 43°11′25″N 71°15′45″W / 43.19028°N 71.26250°W / 43.19028; -71.26250
Primary outflowstributary of Northwood Lake
Basin countriesUnited States
Max. length1.8 mi (2.9 km)
Max. width0.7 mi (1.1 km)
Surface area479 acres (1.94 km2)
Average depth31 ft (9.4 m)
Max. depth65 ft (20 m)
Surface elevation578 ft (176 m)
SettlementsDeerfield; Northwood

Pleasant Lake is a 479-acre (1.94 km2)[1] lake located in Rockingham County in central New Hampshire, United States, in the town of Deerfield. The eastern shore of the lake forms the boundary between Deerfield and the town of Northwood. Water from Pleasant Lake flows north to Northwood Lake, then west via the Little Suncook River to the Suncook River, a tributary of the Merrimack River.

The lake is classified as a cold- and warmwater fishery, with observed species including brown trout, rainbow trout, smallmouth and largemouth bass, chain pickerel, brown bullhead, and white perch.[2]

See also


  1. ^ New Hampshire GRANIT database Archived 2013-08-03 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "Pleasant Lake, Deerfield" (PDF). NH Fish & Game. Retrieved September 4, 2014.