Waushakum Pond is a small body of water in southern Framingham, Massachusetts. Route 126, Route 135, and a major bus line are all just a few miles from the pond, making it easily accessible for everyone in the area.
Most of the homes near Waushakum Pond are waterfront properties with a scenic view and direct access to the water. Many of these houses are 2-3 bedroom Capes, cottages, and ranches with 1-3 bathrooms. Most of the homes near the pond can be found along Hollis Street or a road that connects directly off of it such as Nipmuc Road, Lakeside Drive, or Miller Avenue.
Waushakum Pond is centrally located between small shopping plazas in the center of Framingham and northern Ashland. These plazas feature many of the essentials including grocery stores, banks, pharmacies, and fitness centers. Larger shopping centers in Natick, Westborough, and Shrewsbury are also just a short drive away. In Natick, visitors can enjoy the more than 200 restaurants and stores between the Natick Mall and Shoppers World. In Westborough and Shrewsbury, there are plenty of outdoor plazas along the Boston-Worcester Turnpike including Olde Shrewsbury Village, Westmeadow Plaza, and White City Shopping Center. Both of these cities also have large cinemas near its shopping areas.
Waushakum Pond isn’t the only relaxing fishing hotspot in the area. Locals can also head north to Farm Pond in Framingham or south to Ashland Reservoir in Ashland. Both bodies of water can accommodate canoes and kayaks and visitors can go fishing for a variety of species, most notably trout and bass. Residents with larger boats can head about five miles west to Cochituate State Park, which features a large public boat ramp that allows visitors to launch their boat onto an adjacent lake. Those who enjoy hiking or mountain biking are centrally located between many state parks including Ashland State Park, Callahan State Park, and Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary.