Loch of Skene is wide lowland loch located near Westhill, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Its length reaches 1.6 km (1 mile), its surface is about 144.4 ha (357 acres) and maximum depth touches 1.8 m (6 feet). Partially, the loch is made by human hand, being dammed at its outflow on the southern side to create a reservoir. Lock of Skene is a designated Special Protection Area, a Site of Special Scientific Interest for wildlife conservation purpose. Greylag geese, goldeneye ducks and pink-footed geese can be observed in the area. Permits are required for fishing, pike are found in the loch.