High alert Large amounts of blue-green algae were observed during our visit. Dense scums or highly colored waters were present. The water is not safe for recreational use in this area. Please see Department of Health information about beach closings and hazardous areas. No toxin testing was conducted.


Status based on visual assessment only.


Monitoring Type:

Visual Monitoring System


Observations and samples are collected once each week and summarized for this site each Thursday/Friday.

Blue-green algae blooms can appear or disappear very rapidly so conditions around the lake are likely to change

over the course of the week. To check on the current status of your favorite beach or swimming area, contact

whoever is responsible for maintaining the beach. This may be the town, Vermont State Parks, or a private association.


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