Quaddick Lake

Quaddick Lake

Northeast Connecticut is home to Quaddick Lake. This reservoir in Connecticut’s Mystic Country was created by damming the flow of Five Mile River to deepen the existing Kings Pond. The dam and levees raised water levels about 11 feet, causing…

Lake Williams

Air Line State Park Trail

One of the lesser known water destinations in Connecticut’s Mystic Country is beautiful Lake Williams. Although the lake is mostly private, a hand-carry boat launch near the dam provides public access. The launch is owned by the Town of Lebanon,…

Amston Lake

Amston Lake is between the towns of Hebron and Lebanon, near the border of Connecticut’s Mystic Country and River Valley tourism regions. Jurisdiction of this 186-acre lake was divided between the two towns, leading to confusion over services and maintenance.…

West Hill Lake

Brodie Park Beachfront

West Hill Lake, in Connecticut’s Litchfield Hills Region, is the quintessential New England lake. Perhaps more commonly called West Hill Pond, West Hill Lake has stood sentinel over centuries of change in the Connecticut hills. These Connecticut woods and waterways…

Lake Terramuggus

Lake Terramuggus

Located in the quiet rural area of Marlborough, Connecticut, Lake Terramuggus is proclaimed to be an undiscovered gem. The serenity of this lake offers residents year round entertainment and scenic beauty. Lake Terramuggus is owned by the town of Marlborough.…

Lake Pocotopaug

July 4

Lake Pocotopaug in Connecticut’s River Valley Region is relatively unknown to most lake explorers. The 516-acre lake is entirely private and a delight to the lakefront property owners who live there. Less than 25 miles southeast of Hartford, Lake Pocotopaug…

Lake Hayward

He unloads the station wagon carrying carefully packed boxes to his wife in the house. The kids are already next door reacquainting themselves with the friends they made last summer. Everyone is a little tentative and shy at first, but…

Crystal Lake CT

Fall on Crystal Lake

Crystal Lake lies in Connecticut’s River Valley. A dynamic region of cities and countryside, visitors may experience a fusion of entertainment, culture, history, and the breathtaking beauty of New England geography. Crystal Lake lies between the semi-rural towns of Ellington…

Coventry Lake

In Connecticut’s Mystic Country, farmland, forests, lakes and small quaint villages combine with coastal adventures and exciting cities to create an amazing New England experience. Coventry Lake, also known by its Native American name Wangumbaug Lake, offers one of those…

Beseck Lake

Dock and Boat at Beseck Lake

Found in Connecticut’s beautiful Greater New Haven Region, Beseck Lake is a quiet residential lake. Ideally located in Middlefield near the center of the state, Beseck Lake is within easy commuting distance from Hartford to the north, Waterbury to the…

Winchester Lake

Winchester Lake Kayakers by Small Island

Winchester Lake is nestled in the heart of northwestern Connecticut’s elegant Litchfield County. At 229 acres, the inviting water offers visitors and residents plenty of opportunity for fishing and boating. Some private homes are scattered along the forested shoreline. Visitors…

Highland Lake CT

Highland Lake is a 444-acre lake nestled in the Berkshire Mountains of Litchfield County near the city of Winsted, Connecticut. Known as a resort lake due to well developed upscale homes on most of its shoreline, the crystal-clear water is…