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Address: New Preston, CT
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+1 860-868-0220
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Connecticut's second largest natural lake.

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Beautiful Lake

I've been to a Lake Waramaug many times. My husband has raced a 31 and 50 mile run at Lake Waramaug. It's a peaceful place to visit and relax. Many people like to picnic, camp... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed June 26, 2016
Alicia O
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Seymour, United States
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Greenwich, Connecticut
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58 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at a local B&B close by and did two loops around Lake Waramaug on a recent fall Sunday and loved every minute of it. The lake is great, the homes surrounding it beautiful! With a nearby camp ground and golf course, this place is wonderful!

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Thank KATHY C
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

This place is the WORST CAMPGROUND on the EAST COAST. We have stayed in all types of camp grounds. Military ... State....Federal ...and Private. 1st ...The entrance into the camp ground is a steep upgrade...I have a 29 ft Class C and yes my trailer hitch scrapped when going up into the entrance. 2nd... The staff were not at all... More 

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Dobbs Ferry, New York
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333 reviews
132 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016

Nice lake excellent opportunity to swim or paddle. Water wasn't too cold. Scenery as you paddle the lake is nice. Access points easy to use

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Thank osborncats
New York City, New York
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397 reviews
98 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

Lake Waramaug is a stunning lake setting with beautiful scenery. Absolutely worth visiting. It even has a little beach for relaxing and soaking up the setting.

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Thank steyno
Seymour, United States
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86 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2016

I've been to a Lake Waramaug many times. My husband has raced a 31 and 50 mile run at Lake Waramaug. It's a peaceful place to visit and relax. Many people like to picnic, camp, and enjoy the water sports on the lake. Spend a day and have a picnic or go to Hopkins Vineyard.

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Thank Alicia O
Beijing
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2016

The view of the lake is fabulous in autumn when the foliage turns into different colors. We walked around the lake using 2 hrs.

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Thank Novellali
Stamford
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146 reviews
65 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2015

Beautiful sunny fall day to capture the colors of the trees reflected in the lake. So beautiful!! The beach is small but pleasant. Not so easy to walk around the lake but plenty joggers and cyclists enjoying. Easy jaunt to Hopkins winery from here.

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York, United Kingdom
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193 reviews
64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2015 via mobile

Limited places to stop but a good car park near one end with a drive round most of the, unfortunately inaccessible, shore. Pick a calm day in autumn for best effect.

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Port Angeles, Washington, United States
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291 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2015

We rented kayaks and spent some time viewing the beautiful houses on the lake front. There is limited access, and we parked acros a street within the National Park boundaries. My sense of this lake is that tourists are not top priority; the wealthy lake property owners are.

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Savannah, Georgia
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160 reviews
74 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2015

Surrounded by paved road perimeter and scattered home, Inn, campgrounds. Two beaches, one looked public. Best for paddling sports. Pretty drive around and near Hopkins Vineyard and Inn.

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Thank Eacoy

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