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Address: 186 Enterprise Drive, Bristol, CT
Phone Number: +1 860-583-3300
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Description: With over 402 acres of fun, Lake Compounce is the oldest continuously...
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.
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My 9 year old daughter can't get enough of this park!

Great for familys and kids of all ages. We live nearby so a season pass is well worth the money for our family. They even have a campgound for visitors coming from a distance... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
Debbie S
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Bristol, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

My husband's family has been going here since they were children, and it still is charming. They have up graded the rides and it was great to bring the grandchildren.

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Bristol, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

Great for familys and kids of all ages. We live nearby so a season pass is well worth the money for our family. They even have a campgound for visitors coming from a distance. With admission fee you receive free soda all day. Much to do, water park is awesome! Always have fun when we go.

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Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

You might want to check online for prices and specials, some just want to use the water park, but the rides are all above par. parking is rather far, so be prepared to walk. I still love the relaxing train, a gift of the Gillette Castle!

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Connecticut
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

There is a lot to do for little children in this amusement park. The season passes are great value if you plan on visiting this park often. Unfortunately, they don't open until 11 am on most days.

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Hartford, Connecticut
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Lake Compounce has a long history of delighting families! Whether you want to enjoy some classic or new thrill rides, the water park, lake or take a ride up the mountain- you will not be disappointed! Also, for those with families, the kiddie ride will squeal with joy. Don't forget to check out the side shows and performances while you... More 

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Hamden, Connecticut
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

it is a great place for the whole family, all ages have something there. the rides are fun and the food is not bad. we will go back next summer.

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SaraFLC, Manager at Lake Compounce, responded to this review

Hi Omar2Jenna, We're so glad that you and your family enjoyed your time at the park and we look forward to seeing you again this summer! More 

Oakville, Connecticut
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We are season pass holders and I would highly recommend this amusement party to anyone. There is plenty to keep the kids occupied in all age groups and I love how clean the park is. The water park is a favorite of my kids and they offer free soda all day which is a plus!

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SaraFLC, Manager at Lake Compounce, responded to this review

Hi Dana, Thank you and your family for being season pass holders. We are happy to be able to provide fun for everyone in your family! Did you know we have Platinum and Diamond pass options? They offer even more ways to enjoy the park this summer! More 

Bristol
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Real good amusement park; much to do; brand new campground facility, from 2 to a tent to 10 to a cabin to rv facility. You can't miss this family attraction!!

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SaraFLC, Manager at Lake Compounce, responded to this review

Hi Paul! We're so excited that you no only enjoyed the park but our Bear Creek Campground! Be sure to come visit both the park and campground this summer as we have added even more for you and your family to enjoy! More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

It's definitely not huge but definitely worth the trip. had definitely enough attractions to keep us entertained. free soft drinks all day.

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Waterbury, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

We visited for Halloween. What a great park and what a great hainted attraction. One of the best in the northeast. The rides aren't the best and it's quite small but definately worth the trip.

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SaraFLC, Manager at Lake Compounce, responded to this review

We visited for Halloween. What a great park and what a great hainted attraction. One of the best in the northeast. The rides aren't the best and it's quite small but definately worth the trip. Hi SamKidd666, We are so glad that you enjoyed our Haunted Graveyard. Hope to see you again this year! More 

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