Crystal Lake

Last Updated: 1/2016



      The shoreline is 50% developed with year-round homes and 50% woods.
         After talking with neighbors who have direct access to this lake, we found that there is NO public access.

       Anyone who paddles this pond or has information please send me it.  Use the contact selection in the top menu.

Skill Level:            Class 1 - Flat water
Estimated Time:    1 hour
Total Distance       0.6 miles
USGS Map:  Palmer, MA (7.5’x15’)
Launch Address:  25 Summit Drive, Palmer, MA 01069
Position:  42-11.88 N 72-21.28 W
Boat Launch: Small poorly marked beach with parking for 4 cars.
Physical Features:
  • Area:                  16.2 acres
  • Max depth:          feet
  • Average Depth:   feet
  • Transparency:     feet
  • Terrain Type: Wooded, Homes
Fish Population
  • No information available
Put In and Take Out: 3.4 miles, 8 min.
From Exit 8 US Route 90 (Mass. Turnpike) Palmer
  • At the end of the ramp at the stoplight turn left on Route 32 North toward Ware/Harwick.
  • Pass under the Mass. Pike and at mile 0.8, turn left at stoplight onto High Street.
  • Springfield.  Keep left on the ramp.
  • At mile 1.3, turn left at the stoplight on Route 20 East. Page Blvd.
  • At mile 1.7, make a slight right onto Church St.
  • It becomes Plesant street and then at mile 2.8, make a slight left onto Fuller Street.  Go to the end.
  • At mile 3.2, turn right onto Sykes Street.
  • A short distance turn left on Fuller Street then left on Philip Street.  
  • Philip Street becomes Summit Drive.  Follow it around to the small beach and parking.