Holden Pond is a 51-acre lake southeast of the town of Hawthorne. Outdoor facilities at Holden Pond include a small picnic area with a covered shelter near the boat launch. A public boat ramp grants anglers access to the lake as well as adjoining Little Orange Lake. Swimming in both lakes is allowed, but no designated swimming areas exist. Dangle your feet in the clear water, daydream as you float on a raft, or get some exercise swimming the lake's lengths -- water recreation at Holden Pond promises hours of enjoyment.