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Address: , Wilmington, VT
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Activities: Sunbathing, Swimming

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great for boating

we went to the reservoir a few weeks ago..and loved it...now we go every weekend..It was so beautiful and lots of pull off places to have a little barbeque..we spend hours there... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 10, 2015
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Colrain, Massachusetts
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Quincy, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

This is a decent spot for boating and nice spot for kayaking. Please be aware that it is not much of a place for swimming as there is a steep sleep to get to the water that is covered in rocks and the first several steps in the water are very rocky.

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Colrain, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

we went to the reservoir a few weeks ago..and loved it...now we go every weekend..It was so beautiful and lots of pull off places to have a little barbeque..we spend hours there. the water is warm 74 degrees lots of fish and plenty of room to roam around and not invade others space...we love it and the dog loves it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

I like to go where the boat launch is because they have a lot of picnic sights there with grills. The last time we went there, there was a band on a boat playing reggae music and it was so cool.

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Ephrata, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

My husband and I stopped at the Fairview boat launch to do some swimming and let our labradoodle get some energy out before trekking home to Pennsylvania. What a fantastic place! The views were great, the boat launch wasn't busy (it was a Thursday morning) and the lake was quiet and clean for all of us to enjoy a dip.... More 

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Essex, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Beautiful reservoir nestled in the middle of the Vermont mountains. The perfect spot to have a picnic, kayak or go on a scenic walk.

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Santiago, Chile
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

such a lovely place! if you are lucky to have a boat, you can go to the inside and get some swimming. it is a must do on summer!

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Setauket, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015 via mobile

This is my favorite lake for kayaking and picnicking. With the restriction of no homes along the shoreline, it is a pristinely beautiful lake where one can enjoy nature and quintessential Vermont outdoor activities. There are a few public boat ramps for launching power boats and access points for canoes and kayaks by the public beaches as well. Beaches have... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Lake Whitingham or also known as Harriman Reservoir is a little over an hour from our house but we never knew it was there. We had a great time kayaking and picnicing. The lake is around 12 to 14 miles long with beaches to stop at along the way. The area we started out from had lots of parking, picnic... More 

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Suffern, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We wanted to take a hike along the path but after a short way in started to get really bitten up. The picnic area is nice, right by the water and we met some nice dogs out for a swim. Maybe the weather wasn't right for a walk without long pants and bug repellent but we were disappointed.

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Harlingen, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

If you're from out of town, don't plug in Harriman Reservoir in the maps and just follow the directions, it will take you on a lot of back roads and get you lost and confused, just ask for directions from a local or use a real map to find a route. We spent some time walking along the water's edge... More 

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