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Here are the 16 lakes we have listed within USA > New England > Connecticut - compared by Newest (Youngest) Reservoirs.

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Lake Name Completion year Lake Description
Lake Lillinonah
(Connecticut, USA)
1955 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, ...
Ashford Lake
(Connecticut, USA)
1949 Ashford Lake Pictures Ashford Lake Message Forums 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 ...
Saugatuck Reservoir
(Connecticut, USA)
1941 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 ...
Winchester Lake
(Connecticut, USA)
1928 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 ...
Andover Lake
(Connecticut, USA)
1927 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 ...
Lake Garda
(Connecticut, USA)
1925 Lake Garda Message Forums Shortly after World War I Harry Battistoni left his home in Italy and immigrated to New Britain, Connecticut. He prospered in his new home and in the 1920's bought two farms. Inspired by Lake Garda from his childhood, Battistoni dammed a creek-Rose Brook-and created his own Lake Garda. He dreamed ...
Candlewood Lake
(Connecticut, USA)
1923 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 Zoar
(Connecticut, USA)
1919 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 ...
Hitchcock Lake
(Connecticut, USA)
1890 Hitchcock Lake Message Forums 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 ...
Beach Pond
(Connecticut, USA / Rhode Island, USA)
1885 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 ...
Lake Hayward
(Connecticut, USA)
1877 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 ...
Quaddick Lake
(Connecticut, USA)
1867 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 ...
Lake Williams
(Connecticut, USA)
1865 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 ...
Highland Lake
(Connecticut, USA)
1860 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 ...
Beseck Lake
(Connecticut, USA)
1848 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 ...
Hopeville Pond
(Connecticut, USA)
1828 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 ...

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