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Skatutakee Lake
Skatutakee Lake, Harrisville NH.jpg
Location Cheshire County, New Hampshire
Coordinates 42°56′16″N 72°4′28″W / 42.93778°N 72.07444°W / 42.93778; -72.07444Coordinates: 42°56′16″N 72°4′28″W / 42.93778°N 72.07444°W / 42.93778; -72.07444
Primary inflows Nubanusit Brook
Primary outflows Nubanusit Brook
Basin countries United States
Max. length 1.7 mi (2.7 km)
Max. width 0.3 mi (0.48 km)
Surface area 236 acres (0.96 km2)
Average depth 10 ft (3.0 m)
Max. depth 17 ft (5.2 m)
Surface elevation 1,201 ft (366 m)
Islands 1
Settlements Harrisville

Skatutakee Lake is a 236-acre (0.96 km2) water body located in Cheshire County in southwestern New Hampshire, United States, in the town of Harrisville. Water from Skatutakee Lake flows via Nubanusit Brook to the Contoocook River in Peterborough and ultimately to the Merrimack River.

The lake is classified as a warmwater fishery, with observed species including smallmouth and largemouth bass, chain pickerel, horned pout, northern pike, and black crappie.

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