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  • Lake Whitney is a lake in Hamden, Connecticut that is a part of the Mill River. The lake was a water source for the New Haven, Connecticut metro area....
  • Lake Waramaug State Park is located in the towns of Kent, Warren, and Washington in Litchfield County, Connecticut. The lake lies approximately 20 miles (32 km) north of Danbury. The park provides swi...
  • Wetherell Pond is a lake in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States. It is just north of Interstate 84, located in a small wetland area not categorized by the National Wetlands Inventory....
  • The Twin Lakes of Salisbury, Connecticut are Lakes Washinee and Washining, whose supposed identities as twins seem in conflict with their dissimilar size and shape. However, they are called the 'twin ...
  • Shenipsit Lake (or Snipsic lake; shin-ip-SIT), known locally as 'The Snip', is a natural lake used as a water storage facility with a water size of 522.8 acres (2.116 km2) located in Tolland County, C...
  • Pinewood Lake is a natural lake located on the west side of 330 feet (100 m) tall Mischa Hill in the Nichols Farms Historic District section of Trumbull, Connecticut....
  • Lake Lillinonah is located in Fairfield and Litchfield counties of western Connecticut, in the northeastern United States. It is the second largest lake in Connecticut, smaller only than Lake Candlewo...
  • Great Hollow Lake is approximately 16 acres (65,000 m2) in size and is a part of William E. Wolfe Park, located in Monroe, Connecticut. The lake includes a trout park with approximately 700 feet (210 ...
  • Deer Lake is a lake in Killingworth, Connecticut, United States. The Scout Camp Deer Lake is operated by the Connecticut Yankee Council....
  • Lake Chaffee is a small pond in Ashford, Connecticut, at 856 feet above sea level. The lake was formed in the 1940s by damming a small stream....
  • Mansfield Hollow Lake is a reservoir resting on the border of Windham County and Tolland County, Connecticut. It was created by the Mansfield Hollow Dam and is entirely contained within Mansfield Holl...
  • Lake Zoar is a reservoir on the Housatonic River in the U.S. state of Connecticut. It is formed by Stevenson Dam. The towns of Monroe, Newtown, Oxford, and Southbury border Lake Zoar....
  • Terramuggus Lake is an 83 acre water body owned by the town of Marlborough. It has a maximum depth of 43 feet and an average depth of 21 feet. Homes have been built around most of the lake with much o...
  • Lake Pocotopaug is a census-designated place (CDP) in the Town of East Hampton in Middlesex County, Connecticut, United States. It is named for the large local lake, which for years has been a popular...
  • Candlewood Lake, 8.4 sq mi (21.8 km²), is located in Fairfield and Litchfield counties of western Connecticut, in the northeastern United States. It is the largest lake in Connecticut. The lake is bo...
  • The 348-acre Wononscopomuc Lake (also known as Lakeville Lake) is a natural, marl lake that supports a diverse community of aquatic plants. The town beach and a boat launch are on the lake’s north s...
  • Land at the northern half of Tyler Lake is free of development and is swampy. Three streams enter the lake through the area. Houses have been built on most of the rest of the lake shore. The state mai...
  • Silver Lake, also known as Peat Works Pond, has an area of 146 acres, a maximum depth of 16 feet and a mean depth of 5 feet. Private homes and the Berlin Turnpike border the eastern side. A railroad t...
  • Rogers Lake is a 260 acre lake straddling the Lyme/Old Lyme line, with a state-owned boat launch. The launch is at the end of a long, stream-fed cove, which opens to an area in the middle of the lake ...
  • Residents of the 98.7-acre Lake Quonnipaug have been concerned by the abundance of plants in this area, and both mechanical and herbicide treatments have been attempted. Many homes have been built on...
  • Pickerel Lake was created with construction of a dam at what is now the lake’s southern end. Houses line the eastern shore of the 82.2-acre lake, and the western side remains forested and undevelope...
  • Mamanasco Lake has a surface area of 89.2 acres, with a maximum depth of 11 feet and the mean depth of 7.5 feet. The east side of the lake is moderately developed, but most of the houses had shoreline...
  • Winchester Lake is a State-owned 246 acre lake located in Winchester, CT. It has little development in the surrounding forest. Boating is made difficult by the many tree stumps, many of which are jus...
  • The lake lies approximately 20 miles (32 km) north of Danbury.Although natural in origin, the surface elevation of the lake has been raised by a small concrete and masonry dam. The surface area of the...
  • Lake Saltonstall is a long narrow lake located in south-central Connecticut. It covers an area of approximately 0.66 square miles (1.7 km2) and is nestled in the center of the traprock Saltonstall Mou...
  • Lake Hayward is a 172 acre water body with a maximum depth of 35 feet and a mean depth of 11 feet. There are dense residential structures along the shoreline and roads bordering the entire lake. Some ...
  • Highland Lake is a natural lake that was raised 10 feet with the construction of a dam. Maximum depth is 63 feet, and mean depth is 24 feet. The shoreline is extensively developed with houses, and the...
  • Gardner Lake, situated on the border between Bozrah, Montville, and Salem in southeastern Connecticut, is home to Gardner Lake State Park which is located on the lake’s south shore in Town of Salem....
  • The Twin Lakes of Salisbury, Connecticut are Lakes Washinee and Washining, whose supposed identities as twins seem in conflict with their dissimilar size and shape. However, they are called the 'twin ...
  • Crystal Lake is a census-designated place and part of the town of Ellington, Connecticut in Tolland County, Connecticut, United States. The population was 1,459 at the 2000 census....
  • Cedar Lake in Chester is bordered by Cockaponset State Forest to the northeast and has a public beach and private summer camp on Route 148 to the southeast. Houses and two private beaches occur on the...
  • Billings Lake is a 97.4 acre natural water body with a concrete dam, which raises the water level by 10 feet. A number of houses have been built on the western side of the lake, and most of them are o...
  • Lake Beseck, also known as Beseck Lake, is a body of water in Middlefield, Connecticut measuring a little less than 1 mile in length and a quarter mile in width. It is owned by the Department of Envir...
  • The 273-acre Bashan Lake supports a community of at least 16 submerged and floating-leaved aquatic plants, which were collected during a survey in early September 2004. A boat-based survey based on vi...
  • Amos Lake is a 113 acre lake in the Thames River Drainage basin. Shoreline development varies from sparse to dense and most houses do not have buffer zones between their yards and the water. A dam at ...
  • Alexander Lake is 215-acres with an average depth of the lake is 25 feet, and the maximum is 51 feet. The lake has a sandy bottom and the shoreline is developed with mainly small residences. A few of ...