The lake was originally known as Hart's Pond, and later as Crystal Lake. It covers 303 acres, and among its beautiful views is Cardigan Mountain to the east.
The maker is near the town beach, a good place to launch a kayak or canoe and explore this lovely small lake. The northern end has beautiful swamp area. To the south there are buoys to mark of the area used for the Town reservoir. boating is prohibited in this part of the lake.