The Encyclopedia of Arda - an interactive guide to the world of J.R.R. Tolkien
There was a settlement of Men on the Long Lake from ancient times; Lake-town was largely destroyed in the fall of Smaug in III 2941, but rebuilt and survived into the Fourth Age
On the western shores of the Long Lake, and out into the Lake's waters, near the inflow of the Forest River
Other names


About this entry:

  • Updated 30 December 2015
  • Updates planned: 2


A township of Men on the Long Lake

Encyclopedia of Arda Timeline
Years of the Trees First Age Second Age Third Age Fourth Age and Beyond

The township of the Lake-men, built on wooden stilts in the waters of the Long Lake, as a protection against the dragon Smaug, who dwelt nearby to the north.

For acknowledgements and references, see the Disclaimer & Bibliography page.

Website services kindly sponsored by Axiom Software Ltd.

Original content © copyright Mark Fisher 1998, 2001, 2015. All rights reserved. For conditions of reuse, see the Site FAQ.