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Camaans Pond, Merrick

Physical Features:

Elevation: 10 feet
Area: 6 acres
Shoreline Length: 0.62 miles
Maximum depth: 5 feet
Town: Hempstead


Nassau County Park

Directions: Camaans Pond is located in Merrick south of Merrick Road. It can be accessed by taking Merrick Road to Lindenmere Drive going south.

Restrictions: Boats are prohibited, but shoreline access is available.

Fish Species:

White Perch, American Eel.


Camaans Pond has a simple fish community: two fish species (White Perch and American Eel). It is a good place for the local kids to try to catch a few fish.


Special fishing regulations apply (leaving DEC website to official Fishing Regulations Guide vendor website)

Health Advice on Eating Fish You Catch:

Visit NYS Department of Health website (link leaves DEC's website) for health advice on eating fish you catch. Scroll to the bottom of the page for Long Island freshwater waterbodies.