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Lake. Fishing, Boating, Swimming, Picnic/Day Use, Ramps, Fuel, Marina.
Ramps are available in Danbury at Candlewood Lake, off Forty Acres Road,
also in New Fairfield off Route 39. There is a 45 mph speed limit during daylight
Candlewood East Marina by Clicking Here.
Echobay Marina by Clicking Here.
about the History and Ecology of Candlewood Lake by Clicking Here.
River Lake. Boating, Launch Ramp (Small fee may apply), Fishing, Ice Fishing,
Hunting. Near Hotel/Motel Restaurant and Store. Stocked with Trout. North
of U.S. 202 and 44. Call the Connecticut Bureau of Tourism for more information.
River. Boating, Fishing, Picnic Day Use, Restrooms. Marinas, Fuel.
Located off Interstate 95 at exit 67-69.
here for a Link to the Oak Leaf Marina
here for Between the Bridges Marina.
here for a Link to the Old Lyme Marina
- Lake Lillinonah.
Fishing, Launch Ramps, Restrooms, Marina. Lake Lillnonah is a portion
of the Housatonic River with access at the State Route 133 Bridge, just south
of Bridgewater. There are portable restrooms at this ramp as wellas at the
Pond Brook Cove boat ramp, where Pond Brook Road dead ends into Hanover Road
in Newtown. Both of these ramps are state ramps and, if there is a charge
to launch, it is on weekends and holidays. In New Milford, there is Fischel's
Marina, just below Bleachery Dam. George C. Waldo State Park (near Southbury)
offers shorefishing in undeveloped areas only. The lake is known for largemouth
and smallmouth bass, black crappie and white perch.
Hollow Lake. Boating, Launch Ramp (Small fee may apply), Restrooms, Drinking
Water, Beach, Picnic areas, Horse, Cross Country Skiing, Athletic Fields,
Fishing, Ice Fishing, Hunting. Near Hotel/Motel Restaurant and Store. The
largest inland lake in Connecticut. Just east of Hartford between U.S. Route
44 and 6.
- Mystic River.
Boating, Fishing, Full Service Marina, Fuel. Excellent and scenic access
to Long Island Sound and the scenic Mystic Harbor make boating on the Mystic
River a must for all Connecticut boaters.
here for a link to the scenic Mystic Marina.
- West Thompson
Lake. 5 mile per hour limit for Boats, Camping with and without Electricity,
Showers, Drinking Water, Restrooms, Picnic Areas, Hiking Trails, Boating,
Launch Ramps, Fishing, Ice Fishing, Snow Mobiling, Hotel/Motel Restaurant
and Store nearby. Just off I-395 on the Massachusetts border.
- Lake Zoar.
33 miles long, . Picnic /Day Use, Swimming, Fishing, Ramps. Popular for
all forms of boating. Shallow in spots. Located near Newton with ramps on
Scout Rd. There is a 45 MPH daytime speed limit.
on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers brochures and boaters information.
If you know of any other great spots in Connecticut for boating (of all types),
or have more information, feel free to E-Mail us at Boating