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Here are the 30 lakes we have listed within USA > New England > Connecticut - compared by Largest Lakes - Acres.

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Lake Name Area in acres Lake Description
Candlewood Lake
(Connecticut, USA)
5,420 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 Lillinonah
(Connecticut, USA)
1,547 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, ...
Bantam Lake
(Connecticut, USA)
947 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 ...
Lake Zoar
(Connecticut, USA)
909 Lake Zoar Pictures Also known as: Zoar Lake
With more than 900 acres of boating and fishing waters bordered by shoreline vistas, southwestern Connecticut's Lake Zoar is a great outdoor destination. Lake Zoar provides recreation areas with boat ramps, kayaking, swimming, canoeing, wildlife viewing, hiking trails, and picnic areas. The lake is ...
Pachaug Pond
(Connecticut, USA)
841 Pachaug Pond Pictures Pachaug Pond Message Forums Pachaug Pond is nestled in the town of Griswold, in southeastern Connecticut and is the state's largest public water body east of the Connecticut River. With over 800 surface acres to 'play on', residents and visitors enjoy excellent outdoor activities including fishing, swimming, boating, camping, ...
Saugatuck Reservoir
(Connecticut, USA)
827 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 ...
Colebrook River Lake
(Connecticut, USA / Massachusetts, USA)
826 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)
656 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, ...
Gardner Lake
(Connecticut, USA)
529 Gardner Lake Message Forums Gardner Lake spreads its shoreline through Bozrah, Montville, and Salem, Connecticut where many residents call the lakefront home. Although the shoreline is heavily developed with private homes, visitors gain access to watery adventures through public access points and state parks located on the northeastern ...
Lake Pocotopaug
(Connecticut, USA)
516 Lake Pocotopaug Pictures Lake Pocotopaug Message Forums 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 ...
Beach Pond
(Connecticut, USA / Rhode Island, USA)
459 Beach Pond Message Forums 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 ...
Highland Lake
(Connecticut, USA)
444 Highland Lake Message Forums 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 ...
Quaddick Lake
(Connecticut, USA)
407 Quaddick Lake Pictures Quaddick Lake Message Forums Also known as: Quaddick Reservoir
Northeast Connecticut is home to Quaddick Lake. This reservoir in Connecticut's Mystic Country was created by damming the flow of Five Mile River to deepen the existing Kings Pond. The dam and levees raised water levels about 11 feet, causing the rising waters to connect more directly to Stump Pond ...
Coventry Lake
(Connecticut, USA)
373 Coventry Lake Message Forums 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 Wononscopomuc
(Connecticut, USA)
353 Lake Wononscopomuc Message Forums 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 ...
Bolton Lakes
(Connecticut, USA)
346 Bolton Lakes Pictures Bolton Lakes Message Forums 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 ...
Lake Williams
(Connecticut, USA)
272 Lake Williams Pictures Lake Williams Message Forums Also known as: Williams Pond
One of the lesser known water destinations in Connecticut's Mystic Country is beautiful Lake Williams. Although the lake is mostly private, a hand-carry boat launch near the dam provides public access. The launch is owned by the Town of Lebanon, and visitors can fish along the shore. Residents and ...
West Hill Lake
(Connecticut, USA)
261 West Hill Lake Pictures West Hill Lake Message Forums 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 ...
Winchester Lake
(Connecticut, USA)
229 Winchester Lake Message Forums 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 ...
Crystal Lake
(Connecticut, USA)
200 Crystal Lake Pictures Crystal Lake Message Forums Crystal Lake lies in Connecticut's River Valley. A dynamic region of cities and countryside, visitors may experience a fusion of entertainment, culture, history, and the breathtaking beauty of New England geography. Crystal Lake lies between the semi-rural towns of Ellington and Stafford, close to ...
Lake Hayward
(Connecticut, USA)
190 Lake Hayward Message Forums 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 ...
Amston Lake
(Connecticut, USA)
186 Amston Lake Message Forums 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 ...
Andover Lake
(Connecticut, USA)
159 Andover Lake Pictures Andover Lake Message Forums Located in the town of Andover in northeastern Connecticut, Andover Lake provides a wonderful sense of community that only private lakes can offer. Andover Lake is surrounded by beautiful New England countryside in Connecticut's River Valley Tourism Region. Andover Lake membership provides lakeside ...
Hopeville Pond
(Connecticut, USA)
137 Hopeville Pond Message Forums 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 ...
Beseck Lake
(Connecticut, USA)
116 Beseck Lake Pictures Beseck Lake Message Forums 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 ...

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