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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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Great for kids and kids at heart.

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!!

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Paul L
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Bristol
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Oakville, Connecticut
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

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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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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Senior Reviewer
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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35 reviews 35 reviews
3 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
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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Bristol, Connecticut
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

This is an old amusement park but all remodeled. It has a lot entertainment for the whole family. It worth the money you pay. I love it. Every year I get the season passes which are really a good deal for people who live near by.

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SaraFLC, Manager at Lake Compounce, responded to this review

Hi Conternura75, Thank you for your review! We are so pleased that you love Lake Compounce just as much as we do. Have you thought about upgrading your season passes to Platinum passes? You’ll get all the same fun with twice the perks! More 

Bristol
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Very clean park that is well laid out. Great rides. It gets busy like all amusement parks, but a lot less hectic than 6 flags. Also has a great haunted graveyard in October.

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SaraFLC, Manager at Lake Compounce, responded to this review

Hi TommyPBristol! Thank you so much for your review! We are so glad you enjoyed your time here with us, not only in the summer but for our Haunted Graveyard! We can't wait to see again this summer and October! More 

Windsor, Ontario
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Been here a couple times now, and love that little coast 'Bolder Dash' at the back of the park. What a great time.

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SaraFLC, Manager at Lake Compounce, responded to this review

Hi Lindsay, Thank you for your review! We're so glad to be able to provide a fun visit each time and Boulder Dash is definitely one of our favorites. We look forward to seeing you again this summer! More 

East Norwich, New York
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32 reviews 32 reviews
29 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We've been here a few times. The park is a nice size and can easily be done in a few hours. The Free soda all day is a definite plus. The ghost hunt is great as well as the gondola ride up the mountain. Boulder Dash is unique in that it's built on the side of a mountain. The only... More 

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SaraFLC, Manager at Lake Compounce, responded to this review

Hi Aaron, Thank you for reviewing our park and being a returning customer! We are happy to be able to provide you a fun and quality experience here at Lake Compounce. Our number one priority is safety and anytime there is weather that could impact safety we act on the side of caution and close down rides that could be... More 

Hallandale Beach, Florida
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57 reviews 57 reviews
17 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

A quality family-oriented theme park. They have great attractions, good food, prices that are somewhat reasonable. not too many local accommodations, so a better day trip than an overnight, although there are some economy hotels on Route 10 not too far away.

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SaraFLC, Manager at Lake Compounce, responded to this review

Hi Rit4CR! Thank you for taking the time to review our park! Lake Compounce truly aims to embody the idea of being a family-oriented park and we are so glad you noticed that. We have actually opened a campground last summer, providing families and friends the opportunity to lodge with us and enjoy the park, all in one experience. Thank... More 

Bristol, Connecticut
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014 via mobile

This park is conveniently located off of West/Queen St (whatever the name is at that point of the road) as is a wonderful place for kids. I wouldn't recommend season passes unless you have children, but a well kept park.

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SaraFLC, Manager at Lake Compounce, responded to this review

Hi Mike! thanks for taking the time to review Lake Compounce. Our park definitely has lots of attractions, games, shows, food, etc that appeal to adults but we do agree that this is the perfect place to visit frequently with kids. See you soon! More 

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