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Lake Compounce

186 Enterprise Drive, Bristol, CT
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Ranked #1 of 10 attractions in Bristol
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Amusement/ Theme Parks
Owner description: With over 402 acres of fun, Lake Compounce is the oldest continuously operating amusement park in North America, welcoming families since 1846. Lake... more » Owner description: With over 402 acres of fun, Lake Compounce is the oldest continuously operating amusement park in North America, welcoming families since 1846. Lake Compounce has ten cozy catering pavilions and plenty of room to host your next birthday, party, family reunion, and corporate event! Lake Compounce combines unique and exciting thrill rides and coasters for all ages with a full-sized water park—all for one low price. As the park continues to delight families from all around the New England area and beyond, the balance of evolution and tradition continues to play an important role at the nation’s first amusement park. « less
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Bristol, Connecticut
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

Its an outstanding theme park. Lots of up to date rides and activities. Many water events, olenty of food , clean and affordable.

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SaraFLC, Manager at Lake Compounce, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Park with rich history and constant upgrades. Big enough to have fun, small enough to see evrrything

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SaraFLC, Manager at Lake Compounce, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write your review! We do have a rich history being that we are North America's oldest continuously running amusement park but at the same time strive to continuously upgrade the park. Have a great day! More

Bristol, Connecticut
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW via mobile

A great traditional amusement park in a beautiful natural setting. Fun for the little ones, the teenagers and some of us over 50 crowd.

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SaraFLC, Manager at Lake Compounce, responded to this review

Hi Jon! Thanks for the great review! More

Bristol, Connecticut
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Lake Compounce, the oldest active park in the Country is a great park if your looking for a day of fun without huge lines. Don't be mistaken though, this park will have lines as the rides have gotten bigger and better every year. The park has an incredible water park inside the park. They have the fastest wooden roller coaster... More

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SaraFLC, Manager at Lake Compounce, responded to this review

Hi Michael! Thanks for sharing some great tips with others on the best ways to enjoy the park. Coming on an overcast day is definitely a great idea. One of our wooden coasters, Boulder Dash, was voted #1 wooden coaster in the world this year which makes us very proud. Hope to see you this summer! More

Bristol, CT
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Excellent place for adults and kids. Lots of things to do or you can just relax by the lake. There are some additional cost for specialty rides. Food and drinks available at reasonable attraction park prices.

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SaraFLC, Manager at Lake Compounce, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review! As New England's Family Theme Park we pride ourselves on providing fun for all ages and we are glad that you agree! More

Putnam, Connecticut
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46 reviews 46 reviews
24 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

I haven't been here in a couple years, but when I did go it was such a fun time!! I love all the water rides!

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SaraFLC, Manager at Lake Compounce, responded to this review

Hi Brandy! Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We are so glad that you enjoy our water park! Hope to see you this summer. More

Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Make sure when you get on the wood roller coaster to avoid having kids in front or next to you because you will be doing it for a second roll Believe it deserve to ride it 2 times Best of the resort they serve Soda all day and for free Meet me there next July

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SaraFLC, Manager at Lake Compounce, responded to this review

Hi Akanbar! Thank you so much for visiting Lake Compounce and for taking the time to write this review. We are big wooden rollercoaster fans too! See you in July! More

new hartford ct.
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59 reviews 59 reviews
18 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

I might be a little prejudice about this place. I grew up living seven houses away.I'm over 50 years old and have never paid to get into this amusement park. You see my neighbors owned it, and it was a great place to grow up, when you were a kid.The park only had 13 original rides. the merry go-round, and... More

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SaraFLC, Manager at Lake Compounce, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review and for reminding us about our rich history! See you this summer! More

Seattle
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80 reviews 80 reviews
12 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

I went to Lake Compounce to enjoy the haunted house and go on some rides. I'm glad I did! The haunted house was like nothing I've ever seen. It took 45 minutes to walk through. I was chased by chain saws, scared more times than I can count and followed around by scary creatures whispering my name. Creepy!! I went... More

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SaraFLC, Manager at Lake Compounce, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this review! We are so glad that you enjoyed the Haunted Graveyard, did you know that it was featured on The Travel Channel last year of one of the best haunted attractions in the country? Sorry about your experience on the wooden coasters, they definitely have a different feel than a steel... More

Orlando, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

We love it here... They have something for everyone! I love the shade and food, my kids love the water park and we all love the Boulder Dash! God that ride is amazing! Especially at night! We highly recommend going in the summer and staying until the park closes (try to plan it when the park is open late) A... More

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SaraFLC, Manager at Lake Compounce, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write about the park and review it. I hope you enjoy your night time rides on Boulder Dash. More

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