Sudbury Reservoir


Arce Bridge Road, Southborough, MA 01772
Field Headquarters
180 Beaman St., West Boylston, MA 01505


Wachusett Rangers (978) 365-3800
Field Headquarters (508) 792-7806

Details of Sudbury Reservoir

Overview of Sudbury Reservoir

The Sudbury and Foss Reservoirs are the emergency water supply for the DCR/ Massachusetts Water Resources Authority water supply system. The main sources of water are the Quabbin Reservoir, Wachusett Reservoir, and Ware River. The 8 billion gallon reservoirs covers 1,500 acres. Recreational activities are regulated and limited to protect 3 million people’s drinking water.

Hours for Sudbury Reservoir

2020 Fishing

The 2020 shoreline fishing season at Wachusett Reservoir and Sudbury Reservoir is now closed. The 2021 season is scheduled to open, conditions permitting, on Saturday April 3, 2021.

Parking at Sudbury Reservoir

Limited parking is available. Parking is free. 

All Activities at Sudbury Reservoir

  • Hiking
  • Fishing
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Hunting

Restrictions at Sudbury Reservoir

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