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Washington Park Lake

Physical Features:

Elevation: 185 feet
Area: 5.2 acres
Shoreline Length: 0.7 miles
Length: 0.3 miles
Max Depth: 11 feet
Mean Depth: 6.6 feet
Town: Albany

Aquatic Plant Life:

Significant rooted aquatic vegetation


Abundant shoreline access and parking within the park. Accessible via CDTA bus line (see link to right for more information on specific routes). Boat rentals at boat house, no private boats.

Fish Species:

Goldfish, Common Carp, Golden Shiner, White Sucker, Brown Bullhead, Pumpkinseed, Bluegill, Largemouth Bass, Black Crappie, Yellow Perch


The lake has an abundant panfish population. It can provide good action for kids.


Statewide regulations apply.

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