McGrath Pond / Salmon Lake

The seven major waters of the Belgrade Chain of Lakes provide about 20,000 acres of angling opportunity. Salmon Lake, one of the smaller waters of the chain, is located near the cities'of Waterville and Augusta. This pond is reached by traveling Maine routes 8, 11, or 137. Boat access to Salmon Lake is gained via a commercial boat launch facility on the north end of McGrath Pond.

State of Maine website, Salmon Lake, accessed May 31, 2024,

Salmon Lake

Salmon Lake Boat Launch

  • Town: Belgrade
  • 28 Spaulding Point Rd., Belgrade
  • Type of Ramp: Hard
  • Ownership: DIFW, State
  • Float: No
  • Parking Spaces (Rig & Vehicle): Rig 6, Vehicle 4
  • Toilets: No
  • Lat & Long: 44.5211/-69.7937
Salmon Lake Boat Launch
Salmon Lake Boat Launch

Photos from McGrath Pond & Salmon Lake