Chebacco Lake Boat Ramp Remains Open as Late Summer Heatwave Hits

Summer is not over and the state boat ramp off of Chebacco Road remains open. The ramp is operated under the Massachusetts Fishing and Boating Access Points program. State officials maintain the boat ramp, according to Hamilton police.

Chebacco Lake boat ramp

The 209-acre Great Pond is located in both Hamilton and Essex and the public concrete boat ramp is in Hamilton at about 340 Chebacco Road, near the Manchester-by-the-Sea town line. The lake is home to a variety of fish, including Largemouth Bass, White Perch, Pickerel and Black Crappie. There is no charge to use the ramp.

Any problems at the boat ramp are generally handled by the Hamilton Police Department and additionally, the Massachusetts Environmental Police and patrol Chebacco Lake as well as the boat ramp, according to Hamilton police.

The parking lot at the ramp can hold about 17 vehicles with boat trailers and any overflow of vehicles is sent to the old closed town beach area, just down the road on Chebacco Road,  to park.

The area along Chebacco Road near the boat ramp is posted “No Parking” and Hamilton police enforce it.

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