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I'v enever seen chicken walking or swimming the lake

I use to live near by and spent many hours all year long on the lake. It has a decent public... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2017
smeg t
A nice public lake, refreshing swim

This lake is very large and scenic. The beach is at the southern end of the lake, and right off the... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2016
Newton, MA
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26 Jul 2017
“I'v enever seen chicken walking or swimming the lake”
10 Jun 2017
“Nice place for a dip!”
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

I use to live near by and spent many hours all year long on the lake. It has a decent public swimming area nad boat launch but the lake is fairly small and can be busy during summer and winter months.

Thank smeg t
Reviewed 10 June 2017

I frequently stop by here for a summer swim and yes there are people there enjoying themselves because it is beautiful and convenient. I sometimes swim early mornings when it is quiet after dropping my son off to camp. I like to hang out with...More

Thank 813joan
Reviewed 15 August 2016

This lake is very large and scenic. The beach is at the southern end of the lake, and right off the road, which some people don't like because of the noise of the cars driving by, but you can easily tune that out. To be...More

1  Thank JaneBoSox
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

located right on a main road, loud car noise, lots of people. public restrooms. water is calm and nice enough. probably good for big families and socializing

Thank Jessica M
Reviewed 27 June 2016

This is a local beach, looks like a great spot to take a quick dip. It is awful! Teenagers making out in plain view of kids, using the water as a restroom--and there are facilities there. Animals in and out of the water. Stay away!

1  Thank susanbW5154WQ
Reviewed 23 January 2013

We went to the public beach on three occasion last summer, and despite all the signage that no dogs are allowed at the beach - dogs are always running around. If you try and point it out to people, they just shrug. The City of...More

5  Thank Justin F
Reviewed 25 October 2012

We were exploring Rockland and enjoyed the peacefulness of Chickawaukee Lake to stretch our early morning coffee in hand walk-about. Clean and picturesque and convenient, too.

1  Thank 4Directions
Reviewed 9 October 2012

A beautiful Lake to behold especially early morning and evening. Like other reviews I would not swim here and haven't since 1990 because of the crowd. Lots of young children and toddlers and I have other options.

Thank 688KellyG
Reviewed 2 July 2012

We live next to this lake. It is spring fed, and, according to my oldest son, stocked with trout. It is beautiful to look at. However, it gets very crowded in the summer and the water quality is not tested on a regular basis. IF...More

3  Thank ASLOV
Reviewed 22 June 2012

If you need to go for a swim and the ocean is too much, Chicky is a good place to go. with young kids and there used to be a life guard. It is fresh water too.

Thank Claireblumdestevens
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Response from smeg t | Reviewed this property |
yes, cement/gravel & a dock. Good parking.