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Here are the 23 lakes we have listed within USA > New England > Connecticut - compared by Highest Altitude/Elevation.

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Lake Name Elevation in feet Lake Description
Winchester Lake
(Connecticut, USA)
1,266 Winchester Lake is nestled in the heart of northwestern Connecticut's elegant Litchfield County. At 229 acres, the crystal clear water of the lake offers visitors and residents plenty of opportunity for fishing and boating. Although the forested shoreline is fairly developed with private homes, visitors ...
West Hill Lake
(Connecticut, USA)
935 West Hill Lake Pictures Also known as: West Hill Pond
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 were the home of the Pequot for likely ...
Bantam Lake
(Connecticut, USA)
892 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 is fed by the Bantam River ...
Highland Lake
(Connecticut, USA)
879 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 also valued for its fishing, boating, swimming and water skiing ...
Lake Wononscopomuc
(Connecticut, USA)
709 Also known as: Wononscopomuc Lake, Wononskopomuc Lake, Lake Wononskopomuc, Lakeville Lake
Lake Wononscopomuc is one of six lakes and ponds found in the town of Salisbury in far northwest Connecticut. Offering a lakeside retreat only 90 miles north of New York City, Lake Wononscopomuc has become the exclusive home to a number of week-end and part-time residents. Whether you come for summer ...
Colebrook River Lake
(Connecticut, USA / Massachusetts, USA)
708 Also known as: Colebrook River Reservoir
With over 800 acres of boating and fishing waters, with no residential development, Colebrook River Lake - straddling the Connecticut and Massachusetts state line - is an ideal leisure-time destination. Colebrook River Lake provides many excellent recreational boating and fishing opportunities, including ...
Lake Waramaug
(Connecticut, USA)
692 Lake Waramaug Pictures 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 Lake provides an ideal location for sport fishing, boating, ...
Hitchcock Lake
(Connecticut, USA)
672 Also known as: Lake Hitchcock
She wakes up and jumps out of bed. It takes her a moment to realize it's Saturday, and she doesn't have to be at work. She smiles to herself but gets up anyway, taking her coffee out on to the deck of her home on Hitchcock Lake. It will be a few hours before the kids wake up and want to play in the ...
Bolton Lakes
(Connecticut, USA)
667 Bolton Lakes Pictures Also known as: Bolton Lake, Upper Bolton Lake, Middle Bolton Lake, Lower Bolton Lake
Bolton Lakes is conveniently located in Connecticut's Tolland County, just 14 miles east of the state's capital city of Hartford. The series of three freshwater lakes are individually known as the Lower, Middle, and Upper Bolton Lakes. Connected by a dam and spillway, they are situated in the heart ...
Ashford Lake
(Connecticut, USA)
659 Ashford Lake Pictures Also known as: Lake Ashford
There is a strip of dark land in the corridor between metropolitan Boston and Washington, D.C.; it's "a place where the soft glow of city and town lights doesn't exist." During the day it is an uninterrupted green, and at night, pilots use the swath of forest and farmland to navigate. It's called The ...
Amston Lake
(Connecticut, USA)
535 Amston Lake is between the towns of Hebron and Lebanon, near the border of Connecticut's Mystic Country and River Valley tourism regions. Jurisdiction of this 186-acre lake was divided between the two towns, leading to confusion over services and maintenance. Wanting their own identity, Amston Lake ...
Coventry Lake
(Connecticut, USA)
515 Also known as: Wangumbaug Lake, Lake Wangumbaug
In Connecticut's Mystic Country, farmland, forests, lakes and small quaint villages combine with coastal adventures and exciting cities to create an amazing New England experience. Coventry Lake, also known by its Native American name Wangumbaug Lake, offers one of those deeply satisfying experiences ...
Lake Pocotopaug
(Connecticut, USA)
469 Also known as: Pocotopaug Lake
Lake Pocotopaug in Connecticut's River Valley Region is relatively unknown to most lake explorers. The 516-acre lake is entirely private and a delight to the lakefront property owners who live there. Less than 25 miles southeast of Hartford, Lake Pocotopaug has been a desirable address since the early ...
Lake Terramuggus
(Connecticut, USA)
453 Located in the quiet rural area of Marlborough, Connecticut, Lake Terramuggus is proclaimed to be an undiscovered gem. The serenity of this lake offers residents year round entertainment and scenic beauty. Lake Terramuggus is owned by the town of Marlborough. Boat motors are restricted to 3.3hp ...
Candlewood Lake
(Connecticut, USA)
429 Candlewood Lake Pictures 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 acres. Candlewood Lake is a utopia for both ...
Lake Hayward
(Connecticut, USA)
348 He unloads the station wagon carrying carefully packed boxes to his wife in the house. The kids are already next door reacquainting themselves with the friends they made last summer. Everyone is a little tentative and shy at first, but it will only take a few hours before they are back to being fast ...
Beseck Lake
(Connecticut, USA)
344 Beseck Lake Pictures Also known as: Lake Beseck
Found in Connecticut's beautiful Greater New Haven Region, Beseck Lake is a quiet residential lake. Ideally located in Middlefield near the center of the state, Beseck Lake is within easy commuting distance from Hartford to the north, Waterbury to the west and New Haven to the south. Whether you stay ...
Anderson Pond
(Connecticut, USA)
295 Also known as: Blue Lake, Anderson's Pond
Anderson Pond is a delightful 57-acre lake located in southeastern Connecticut four miles north of North Stonington. Also known as Blue Lake, and sometimes Anderson's Pond, this rural area of Connecticut's Mystic Country Tourism Region is a beautiful site any time of year. Anderson Pond lies in a ...
Beach Pond
(Connecticut, USA / Rhode Island, USA)
295 Beach Pond's 459 acres span the south-central Rhode Island-Connecticut state line near the communities of Exeter and Voluntown -- the wooded shoreline is part of Rhode Island's Washington County Region and Connecticut's Mystic Country Region. Completed in 1885, Beach Pond has long been a favorite recreation ...
Saugatuck Reservoir
(Connecticut, USA)
280 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, and infrequent moose being ...
Lake Lillinonah
(Connecticut, USA)
190 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. Lake Lillinonah provides recreation areas with boat ramps, kayaking, canoeing, wildlife viewing, hiking trails, ...
Lake Zoar
(Connecticut, USA)
189 Lake Zoar Pictures Also known as: Zoar Lake
With more than 900 acres of boating and fishing waters, bordered by a wide variety of shoreline vistas, in southwestern Connecticut's Lake Zoar is a great outdoor enjoyment resting place. Lake Zoar provides recreation areas with boat ramps, kayaking, swimming, canoeing, wildlife viewing, hiking trails, ...
Hopeville Pond
(Connecticut, USA)
148 137-acre Hopeville Pond is a beautiful and peaceful impoundment on the scenic Pachaug River that flows through Hopeville Pond State Park in Griswold, Connecticut. The first visitors drawn to this area were the Mohegan Indians. The Indians constructed stone weirs on the banks of the river to direct the ...

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