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Candlewood 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 hours.
East Marina by Clicking Here.
Visit Echobay Marina by Clicking
Read about the History and
Ecology of Candlewood Lake by Clicking Here.
Colebrook 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.
Connecticut River. Boating, Fishing, Picnic Day Use, Restrooms.
Marinas, Fuel. Located off Interstate 95 at exit 67-69.
Click here for a Link to the Oak Leaf
Click here for Between the Bridges Marina.
Click here for a Link to the Old
Mansfield 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.
Click 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
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.
Information based on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers brochures and
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 America