Pachaug Pond Boat Launch


A 3 foot drawdown will commence on or about November 1, 2023. The drawdown will be managed to restore the normal water surface elevation by early April 2024.

Please note: With any drawdown and refill periods, there are risks that the desired level and refill may not be achieved within the timeframes due to weather events and conditions

A view from the Pachaug Pond boat launch.

Site Sketch of the Pachaug Pond Boat Launch

Type: Trailered
Season: Year round
Address: 945 Voluntown Road, Griswold
Directions: At north end of pond, south off Route 138.
Lake Area: 841 Acres
Regulations: No water-skiing within 1000 feet of dam.
Fishing Regulations: Freshwater Fishing Guide (
Docks: None
Toilets: Chemical (Seasonal)
Parking Spaces: 40
Parking Surface: Recycled Pavement
Access Road Surface: Paved/Gravel
Ramp Surface: Concrete Slab
ADA Accessible: No
Additional Info: Pachaug State Forest Schedule of Marine Events and Fishing Tournaments (, (Note: tournaments are not open to the general public)

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The entrance to the Pachaug Pond boat launch.

The access road to the Pachaug Pond boat launch.
Access Road

The turning area of the Pachaug Pond boat launch.
Turning Area

The ramp of the Pachaug Pond boat launch.

The parking area for the Pachaug Pond boat launch.

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Content Last Updated on October 13, 2023