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Pleasant day trip

Very convenient to US route 202, north of Danbury CT. Nice large campground on the west side, and... read more

Reviewed July 18, 2019
Hallandale Beach, Florida
Beautiful Lake, Pleasant Beach

We visited Lake Waramaug State Park for the first time on July 4th - a beautiful hot, sunny day. We... read more

Reviewed July 5, 2019
Diane K
New York
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Connecticut's second largest natural lake.
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Reviewed August 8, 2019

The sites are big, but are right next to each other. Just be aware of that. Lake is great for kayaks and canoes. Friendly staff.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 25, 2019

My friend and I came to Lake Waramaug for the day with our 12 year old daughters. We parked in the State Park parking lot, set up a sun shelter at a picnic site and rented four single person kayaks ($15 /hr each). We planned...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 18, 2019

Very convenient to US route 202, north of Danbury CT. Nice large campground on the west side, and of course, you have Hopkins Inn and the winery to visit.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 5, 2019

We visited Lake Waramaug State Park for the first time on July 4th - a beautiful hot, sunny day. We arrived at 1pm and got literally the last spot in the parking lot, so next time will get there earlier. The sandy beach is pleasant,...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Diane K
Reviewed June 10, 2019

Just got back from our 2nd camping trip to Lake Waramaug, and we have already settled on the date of our 3rd! We stay in the cabins, which are clean and spacious for 4 people. The campsites are clean and have wonderful views of the...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 5, 2019

Spent many weekend with my children on this special lake.They learned to swim and sail a sunfish there.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jacqueline L
Reviewed September 20, 2018

We camped in this campground during the labor day weekend. The campground was almost full as it was the end of the camping season. The campground was empty on the day we left. The campsites were very spacious. There were poison ivy in the site...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 21, 2018

We have been to several areas in Litchfield County and a few lakes but this is our first time at Lake Waramaug. It is a good sized lake surrounded by steep hills dropping right down to the water in most places. Direct water access from...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Robert T
Reviewed July 30, 2018

Water remains clear and clean owing to efforts of a committee that keeps Lake Waramaug clean and free of invasive plants. Fortunately there are not too many motorboats and their drivers usually behave considerately.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

If you’re anywhere near Lake Waramaug, it’s well worth a drive around, as you will take in absolutely beautiful water views from virtually any angle. Unlike many lakes, which offer random and rare glimpses of the water, a drive fully around this lake gives you...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Mike G
August 18, 2019|
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Response from Jacqueline L | Reviewed this property |
No dogs are allowed at the Washington Club that I know of.
David M
January 20, 2019|
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Response from robinp281 |
It’s been prohibited at the state camp site in Kent for a few years now. And it’s because people were loud and obnoxious and left a big mess. Fights would break out and prohibiting alcohol solved all of the problems that the... More