Lees Pond is a special place in the Lakes Region of NH. It cover 180 acres. There are 26 properties scattered around the pond, with a small island located close to the center of the pond, Emerson Island. Wildlife is abundant; eagles, osprey, occasional moose, bear, turkey, myriad of ducks, occasional egret, heron, deer, otter, mink and lots of songbirds to visit the feeders.
Lees Pond Association is voluntary but active. There is an annual meeting in the summer where special projects like milfoil control/management and purchase of abutting conservation land, are discussed and coordinated. And of course the quality trends (Ph, clarity, oxygen content, etc.) are monitored by the association. Home values range from about $250K to over $2 million. It is a great neighborhood that comprises good, friendly folks who work to improve the quality of Lees Pond.
Kayaking and canoeing are very popular but jet skis are not permitted as motors are restricted to 7.5 HP. There is great fishing, especially for bass and pickerel. Some folks like to paddle board and wind surf as well. Swimming is popular along the shores of the southern 2/3 of the Pond while the more northern shores are shallow where a raft would be better suited. In the winter X-Country skiing, snowmobiling, ice skating, ice fishing and other winter sports are enjoyed.
There is a spillway at the south end of the pond where Lees Pond flows into Lake Winnipesaukee, however it is not navigable. There are sixteen docks as part of Lees Mills Boating Association. Several Lees Pond homeowners own docks there. Sometimes the docks are available for rent, allowing direct access to the Big Lake.
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A Look at Lees Pond
Lees Pond is located directly upstream from the northernmost point of Lake Winnipesaukee, in Moultonborough, NH. Lees Mill, located adjacent to the outlet of Lees Pond, was once a logging headquarter. Often the pond and bay would be filled with floating logs. In spring, small steam boats, many with barges alongside, would tow the huge rafts of logs to Wolfeborough, Alton Bay, Lakeport or Meredith.