Wrights Pond

Details

Location:
Medford, MA
United States United States
Coordinates:
42.439, -71.1001
Distance:
148 Acres
Description:

Wright’s Pond is located on Elm Street and is 148 acres consisting of a beach, fresh water swimming, a bath house with concession area and ample parking. Wright’s Pond is surrounded by the Middlesex Reservation.

1. All vehicles must come to a complete stop at the Park Police Checkpoint

2. The hours of operation are from 10 AM until ½ hour before sunset. A whistle will be blown 15 minutes prior to closing Wrights Pond. This time is to begin preparing to leave, using the Bath House and loading vehicles. A second whistle will announce the closing of Wrights Pond and locking of the gate.

3. All vehicles must have the current, city issued, Wrights Pond Sticker on the vehicle. Driver’s License, Parking Permit, Car Registration, etc. are not valid.

4. The license plate number must match the number on the sticker.

5. All vehicles must park between the white parking space lines only.

6. The Wrights Pond Sticker should be placed on the driver’s side, side window. If the windows are tinted, the lower front driver’s windshield should be used.

7. Vehicles can drop one carload at the front of the parking area, with permission. Parking on area streets is often restricted and subject to tickets and towing.

8. Those walking in must have proof of Medford Residency to enter Wrights Pond.

9. Coolers and containers being brought into Wrights Pond are subject to inspection. Possession and use of alcohol or controlled substances is prohibited.

10. Open fires, BBQ grills, boats, floats, pets, glass containers and floatation devices are prohibited at Wrights Pond.

11. Swimming is prohibited without a lifeguard on duty at the beach. Swimming is allowed only in marked swimming areas. Ball playing is not allowed in the water or on the beach.

12. Fishing is allowed only in the fishing areas following Commonwealth of Massachusetts Laws. Fishing is not allowed in the swimming area.

13. Children under 6 must have adult supervision on the beach, in the water, tot lot and in fishing areas.

14. Birthday parties and group events are allowed. Prior approval and a permit needing 10 days notice are required.

15. Disruptive conduct and dangerous behavior WIIL NOT be accepted

16. Wrights Pond will close for the year on September 4th.

Spot Access:
Parking (car/truck), Picnic Area, Swimming Area, Shore fishing access, Playground, Restrooms, Beach, Wading
New Photo

Photos

Map

Map for 42.439, -71.1001
New Fishing Report

Fishing Reports

There are no reports for this fishing spot.

Fish

Largemouth-240-fw

Bass, Largemouth (Micropterus salmoides)

Freshwater
Smallmouth-240-fw

Bass, Smallmouth (Micropterus dolomieu)

Freshwater
Bluegill-240-fwsw

Bluegill (Lepomis macrochirus)

Freshwater
Brownbullhead-240-fw

Bullhead, Brown (Ameiurus nebulosus)

Freshwater
Americaneel-190-fwsw

Eel, American (Anguilla rostrata)

Freshwater
242
Yellowperch-240-fw

Perch, Yellow (Perca flavescens)

Freshwater
Chainpickerel-240-fw

Pickerel, Chain (Esox niger)

Freshwater
Pumpkinseed-240-fw

Sunfish, Pumpkinseed (Lepomis gibbosus)

Freshwater
919

Guides

There are no guides specified for this fishing spot.

Lodges

Cmplogo_4687

Bed and Breakfast Afloat

At the Bed and Breakfast Afloat at Constitution Marina you can enjoy the ambiance, the comfort, the romance of staying “on the water” with all the amenities of a modern hotel…at rates as low as y...
Boston, MA, United States United States
Cmplogo_4690

Flying Cloud Inn Suites

Our beautiful, four room, OLD Marblehead bed and breakfast suite, accommodating two to four persons is just fifteen miles from Boston, Logan International Airport and minutes from Historic Salem.
Marblehead, MA, United States United States

Tournaments

There are no tournaments associated with this fishing spot.