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Lake Compounce

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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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we had a lot of fun, we might be coming again next year since we bought a annual pass. the lines could get sometimes

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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79 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

I've been coming to Lake Compounce for years! I used to come as a child and now I'm taking my own family to experience what I did back in the day!! The park is clean and there is plenty to do with children of all ages. There's a large lake to swim in with a small area of "beach sand"... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

I have never written a review before, and I feel sad that my first review is less than positive. We took 5 teenagers to LC this past Saturday. My husband and I were stunned at several things but the main problem was the overcrowding. The lines for water items were HOURS long - for even something as simple as getting... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

we had a lot of fun, we might be coming again next year since we bought a annual pass. the lines could get sometimes

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

We have been season pass holders and used to LOVE this place. Was family friendly and very clean in the past. We visited for the Second time last weekend this season. Croc cove was dangerously overcrowded both times, rides were closed (not listed on website), no crowd sourcing (scary), lifeguards were overwhelmed, people ignored whistles (danger), lines were ridiculous (even... More 

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New Windsor, New York
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The trip was not complicated from new york,they is plenty of signage on the highway and local roads,there is a brief slowdown at parking gates,but nothing to bad for the amount of people arriving at same time,walk from parking lot is not to strenuous,the ticket checkers were pleasant,once past the gates there are several food options,i recommend the fries with... More 

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Hartford, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

spent six hours on the property for $50 bucks super clean well maintained amusement park Boulder dash is still one of a kind! The water rides and beach are wonderful Go during the week a lot less crowded

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Roslyn, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Nice park small without a lot of waiting time.. Nice touch free sodas..... Good family park ... Hours could be extended. And more chairs in the waterpark needed

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Far Rockaway, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Definitely eat at Parkside Diner, great chicken sandwich and fish sandwich(no processed meat), fries were not bad as well. Free soda in the entire park, can't beat that. Near the water rides, they serve pizza pies $25 buck. Great pepperoni pizza. Beer, and although I didn't have it but saw lobsters too. Lazy river was great, parking was $8. We... More 

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SaraFLC, Manager at Lake Compounce, responded to this review

Hi Lv2Travel157, Thank you for this review! We are so glad you and your family enjoyed yourselves and satisfied your tummies at the same time! We are also happy to hear that your stay at the Double Tree was pleasant as well. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Bristol, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The boulder dash roller coaster is awesome, a must ride. Water park is fun also. Free soda, Season pass is a good deal if you live close by, they have a Halloween themed park during October and they have Holiday Lights in January

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SaraFLC, Manager at Lake Compounce, responded to this review

Hi Wendy, Thanks for your review! We see that as a local you have been able to appreciate the events we off all through the year, which we love! Just an FYI, Holiday lights is in December. See you there! More 

New Windsor, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

We planned a last minute trip to Lake Compounce with our boys 12 & 15. The park is well maintained. Staff was friendly, garbage was constantly being picked up and landscaping is also taken care of nicely. This is one of the oldest amusement parks in our area, however, there are variety of rides for all ages. The water park... More 

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SaraFLC, Manager at Lake Compounce, responded to this review

Hi Pedro, Thank you for choosing Lake Compounce for your last minute holiday plans! It's great to know you were able to experience our island lounger and our cabana and enjoyed your time in them both! We do apologize for the experience you had with traffic through out the park, as the crowds are significantly larger during the holiday time,... More 

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Address: 186 Enterprise Drive, Bristol, CT
Phone Number: +1 860-583-3300
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Bristol

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