Echo Lake, also known as Crotched Pond, is located in Kennebec County Maine. This scenic lake spans the towns of Fayette, Mt Vernon and Readfield covering a total area of 1,185 acres.
Echo Lake’s maximum depth is 117 feet with surface temperatures of 71 degrees. The deep clean cool waters provide suitable habitat for coldwater species and include togue, brook trout, smallmouth and largemouth bass, chain pickerel and white perch.
Echo Lake is special in that it is one of the few central Maine lakes with a natural reproducing lake trout population. Annual stocking of smaller tongue are added to help maintain numbers.
All types of recreational activities are enjoyed on this lake including boating, water skiing and tubing Also enjoyed are paddling, sailing and swimming. This lake is highly accessible from a very nice public boat launch with ample parking located at the north shore. Echo Lake is also home to Camp Vega, an all girls sleepaway camp located on the northwestern shore.