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Stonehouse Pond Wildlife Management Area

Town: Barrington


County: Strafford


Acreage: 11.5

 

Acquisition History:  NHFG purchased this parcel in 2010 from the Trust for Public Lands with monies from the Fish Habitat Account.

 

Description:  Stonehouse Pond is an important cold water fishery for southeastern New Hampshire, managed as a fly-fishing only trout pond.  Stonehouse Pond WMA is primarily forested with Appalachian oak-pine and provides an important upland buffer to numerous vernal pools, wetlands, and to the pond itself.  The property provides guaranteed public access to the pond.

 

An additional 400 acres surrounding this property was also conserved in 2010 and is under the ownership of the Strafford Rivers Conservancy.

 

Common Wildlife:  Typical wildlife include deer, bear, fisher, chickadees, nuthatches, and tufted titmouse.

 

Directions:  The property can be accessed via Stonehouse Road off of Routes 9 & 202, approximately 2.75 miles north of the intersection with 202A.

 

DeLorme N.H. Atlas and Gazetteer coordinates:  Page 29, E 11

 

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Wildlife RestorationThis Wildlife Management Area was funded in part by the Federal Aid in Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Program. Your purchases of hunting equipment and ammunition make a difference to New Hampshire's wildlife resources and our way of life. Learn more.

 

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