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Dunham Reservoir (Grafton Lakes State Park)

Physical Features:

Elevation: 1,319 feet
Area: 98 acres
Shoreline Length: 3.8 miles
Length: 0.87 miles
Max Depth: 30 feet
Mean Depth: 16 feet
Town: Grafton

Aquatic Plant Life:

Minimal rooted aquatic vegetation.


Boat launch ramp located northeast corners of the lake off Johnston Road. Cartop launch located on northwest side off Dunham Road. Beach launches (2). Park Day use fee in season. Electric motors only. 5 cars and trailers.

Fish Species:

Chain Pickerel, Golden Shiner, Common Shiner, Fallfish, White Sucker, Yellow Bullhead, Brown Bullhead, Rock Bass, Redbreast Sunfish, Pumpkinseed, Bluegill, Smallmouth Bass, Largemouth Bass, White Crappie, Black Crappie, Tessellated Darter, Yellow Perch


Dunham reservoir supports a variety of fish species. Common catches include smallmouth bass, chain pickerel, yellow perch, and brown bullhead.

Ice Fishing:



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

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