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…

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…

Lake Zoar

Shore View of Lake Zoar

With more than 900 acres of boating and fishing waters bordered by shoreline vistas, southwestern Connecticut’s Lake Zoar is a great outdoor destination. Lake Zoar provides recreation areas with boat ramps, kayaking, swimming, canoeing, wildlife viewing, hiking trails, and picnic…

Lake Waramaug

Sunset at Laka Waramaug

Lake Waramaug is over four miles long, and in the Housatonic River Drainage Basin offering wonderful outdoor recreation and fine fishing for residents and visitors. Lake Waramaug is forty feet deep with a number of bays, inlets and coves. The…

Saugatuck Reservoir

Saugatuck Reservoir is an outdoor person’s wonderland with great fishing, wonderful hiking, a unique landscape and a plethora of woodland and marsh birds and animals. Wildlife viewing is superb with fox, bobcat, lynx, coyote, deer, turkey, hawks, beaver, eagles, falcons,…

Candlewood Lake CT

Fall Plumage at Candlewood Lake

Candlewood Lake is Connecticut’s largest man-made reservoir. The City of Danbury and four other towns (Brookfield, New Milford, Sherman and New Fairfield) all claim Candlewood Lake’s 86 miles of mostly steep forested shoreline and a surface area of over 5,000…

Lake Lillinonah

Paddling Group at Lake Lillinonah

With more than 1500 acres of boating and fishing waters, bordered by a wide variety of shoreline vistas, Lake Lillinonah in southwestern Connecticut is a great outdoor enjoyment destination. The lake provides recreation areas with boat ramps, kayaking, canoeing, wildlife…

Bantam Lake

Bantam Lake is an outdoor wonderland with great fishing, an almost completely forested shoreline and White Memorial Foundation – a nationally known conservation camping, education, hiking and boating facility. Bantam Lake is the largest natural water body in Connecticut and…