30 Lake Waramaug Road
New Preston, CT
This clear, crisp freshwater lake in a state park western Connecticut offers swimming, fishing, and boating for cvartop and hand-carried vessels. The surrounding hills are visit all year, and especially beautiful in fall. Canoes and kayaks are available for rent. Lifeguards are usually on duty weekends and holidays from 10 a.m. through 6 p.m. Memorial Day through Labor Day. Lifeguards may also be scheduled on weekdays.
4 Straits Tpk.
Middlebury, CT, 06762
Day park offers water sports on the lake, picnicking, fishing, and trails for walking
This nice day park is centered upon Hop Brook Lake. The lake has a sandy beach and is open for swimming, paddling, rowing, and fishing. Fishing may be done on the lake and its streams, which are stocked with brown, brook, and rainbow trout. Bass and panfish are also found in the lake. Hikers will find over seven miles of trails winding through the woods and meadows at Hop Brook Lake. An 11-hole disc golf course is also located within the park. Facilities include flush toilets, drinking water, ball fields, volleyball courts, and horseshoe pit.
384 Burr Mountain Road
Pond has beach for swimming, canoe & kayak rentals, trails around the shoreline; lifeguards on weekends
Visitors can enjoy swimming from the beach, picnicking, hiking the perimeter of the pond, and boating at this pretty park. Visitors may rent
canoes and kayaks.