The Lake Freezing Over

Wyman’s Pond looks as of 12/21/2020: Unsafe

Wyman’s Pond as of 1/10/2021: Deemed Safe



  • New ice is stronger than old ice
  • Ice doesn’t freeze uniformly 
  • Ice formed over flowing water and currents is often more dangerous
  • If you fall in don’t take off your clothing trapped air can provide warmth and help you float
  • Tell someone your plans before going out on ice


2” or less Not safe stay off the ice
4” On foot activities/ice fishing is ok
5” Snowmobiles and ATVs are ok
8”-12” Car or small pickup truck is ok
12”-15” Medium size truck