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Lake Compounce

186 Enterprise Drive, Bristol, CT
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Ranked #1 of 13 attractions in Bristol
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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English first
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW via mobile

I have been to a lot of amusement parks and this has to be at the bottom of the list. We went because my son wanted to go and I had not been in 20 plus years. Well I think I had more fun 20 plus years ago. Don't get me wrong I still love coasters and I went on... More

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Mystic, Connecticut
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55 reviews 55 reviews
24 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Lake Compounce is a very nice family park, and highly recommended especially for families with younger children. Don't expect it to be a Six Flags, but that park in Agawam, Mass. is so crowded most of the summer, that Lake Compounce is a refreshing change!. It's still a popular place and lots of people come to enjoy the rides and... More

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Putnam Valley, New York, United States
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

I've never been here before. Live in NY about 90 minutes away. I was going to take my kids (ages 7 & 11) to Six Flags but was warned by another couple that my six year old would not be able to get on a lot of the rides because of height restrictions. Not so at Lake Compounce. The food... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

I only visited this park for the first time this year as I usually visit Six Flags New England. I have been on a quest to ride the best coasters in the country and this park is home to Boulderdash. I was very pleasantly surprised with this park. It isn't very big and they don't have a lot of thrill... More

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Garden City, New York
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68 reviews 68 reviews
30 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

We have been coming to this park yearly since 2003. We always loved the real family feel of the crowd. Over the years, this has changed. Unfortunately, summer camps, groups, etc have been invading this park, even on Saturdays! And they are not the nicest bunch of people. My family of four waited on lines like most normal people do,... More

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New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

Me and my family had a blast at Lake Compounce, the free water and soda was a plus. We literally stayed at the park all day and did not get bored, the show with the guys and woman flipping and doing tricks was great...my son is still talking about them! Even though some of the rides were not running when... More

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Springfield, Massachusetts
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

Lake Compounce is a favorite for our family and remains so through this, our 9th year of visiting. We always go on a weekday and find the place convenient, clean and customer-oriented. Staff are extremely professional and safety-conscious. The water park has expanded, but the old faithfuls remain, namely the two wooden roller coasters, trolley along the lake, Ferris wheel,... More

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Connecticut
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Loved this park. Very clean, water park was fun, and a great variety of rides. Free pepsi all day was a nice bonus too! Wish there were a few more sit down food choices but overall worth the money.

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SaraFLC, Manager at Lake Compounce, responded to this review

Hi DisneyFan! Thank you for all of the nice compliments! We are looking into expanding our sit down food service in the future so its great to hear that is something that you would like to see! Hope to see you soon! More

Middletown, Connecticut
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We've been season pass holders at Lake Compounce for almost 10 years. We love the place, but this year we've had some disappointments. We tend to spend most of our time in the water park and enjoy all its attractions. However, almost every time we've gone this season (9 times), at least one, sometimes two water attractions have been closed.... More

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Marlton, New Jersey
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121 reviews 121 reviews
48 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Fun amusement park !! Has a more "family" run feel then your typical 6 Flags. We came during opening (11AM) and stayed all day until around 4PM. The park is very clean, very large, lots of variety of rides. The lines where long however moved prettt fast for a sunday when we went. I thought it was a nice bonus... More

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SaraFLC, Manager at Lake Compounce, responded to this review

Hi HGTrvl! Thank you for the great review! Hope to see you and the family again soon! More

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