Lake Memphremagog is a fresh water glacial lake located between Newport, Vermont, United States and Magog, Quebec, Canada. The lake spans both Quebec and Vermont, but is mostly in Quebec. Most of the watershed that feeds the lake is located in Vermont, and is a source for accumulated phosphorus, sediments and other pollutants. Recent cleanup efforts have started to improve the water quality. The lake furnishes potable water for 200,000 people.
The lake is 31mi long with 73 percent of the lake's surface area in Quebec, where it drains into the Magog River. However, three-quarters of its watershed, 489sqmi, is in Vermont. The total is 687sqmi, with 198sqmi located in Quebec. In Vermont, the lake lies in parts of the towns of Derby and Newport, in addition to the City of Newport, all in Orleans County. In Quebec, the lake lies in parts of Austin, Magog, Ogden, Potton, Saint-Benoît-du-Lac, and Stanstead Township, all in Memphrémagog Regional County Municipality. The lake occupies most of what the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources calls "Basin 17". At the very south end of the lake, there is the South Bay, connected by the narrowest part of the lake. By using our Newport tour planner, you can arrange your visit to Lake Memphremagog and other attractions in Newport.
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It is a short path around the lake by the center of Newport. But, it is a very pretty spot and well maintained. I wish the signs were updated so that you could tell exactly where you are. I enjoyed...
It is a short path around the lake by the center of Newport. But, it is a very pretty spot and well maintained. I wish the signs were updated so that you could tell exactly where you are. I enjoyed... more »
This was a beautiful hideaway the view of the lake is amazing . We spent a lot of time walking our dog and sitting on a very well placed bench watching the city , the big church and the boats go by..... more
This was a beautiful hideaway the view of the lake is amazing . We spent a lot of time walking our dog and sitting on a very well placed bench watching the city , the big church and the boats go by..... more »
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