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Lake Mohegan

960 Morehouse Hwy Fairfield, CT Phone: 203-256-3191

Lake Mohegan and its surrounding open space comprise a total of 170.4 acres off Morehouse Highway. In summer, the fresh water lake is open to swimmers in a designated area supervised by lifeguards. The large beach is sandy and sunny. There’s little natural shade. There is a sprinkler park for children. The lake has a playground, a snack bar, picnic shelter and restroom facilities.
Fees: Parking is free, but a fee is charged at the gate to enter the swimming area from Memorial Day Saturday to Labor Day. Daily rates: Adult resident, $8-$10; adult non-resident, $15-$18; children (age 3-17) resident, $4-$6; child non-resident, $8-$12.
Indian Well State Park

Howe Avenue Shelton, CT Phone: 203-735-4311

Sweet riverside park for water sports and picnicking. Easy walking trails along the river.

This park on the Housatonic River has places to swim and enjoy other water sports. Also has shaded picnic areas. - Park Map See a full description on our State & Local Parks page.