Back Lake (New Hampshire) facts for kids
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Looking south across Back Lake, August 2019
|Location||Coos County, New Hampshire|
|Primary outflows||Back Lake Brook|
|Basin countries||United States|
|Max. length||1.4 mi (2.3 km)|
|Max. width||0.6 mi (0.97 km)|
|Surface area||348 acres (1.41 km2)|
|Average depth||7 ft (2.1 m)|
|Max. depth||15 ft (4.6 m)|
|Surface elevation||1,575 ft (480 m)|
Back Lake is a 348-acre (141 ha) water body located in Coos County in northern New Hampshire, United States, in the town of Pittsburg. It is part of the Connecticut River watershed. It is situated north of Lake Francis and west of First Connecticut Lake. U.S. Route 3 passes by Back Lake's eastern shore.
There are numerous cabins around the lake, and two public boat launch locations. Boats on the lake are generally restricted to a maximum speed of 10 miles per hour (16 km/h), and skicraft have been banned since 2004.
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