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Harriman Reservoir

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Address: Wilmington, VT

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Jet skiing on a crystal clear, warm lake.

Went primarily to jetski. It was amazing!! It cost $180.00 plus tax and optional insurance. The Jetski came with a full tank of fuel and ran great. Top speed was 45 MPH, which was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
ginossar1
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Newton, Massachusetts
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Newton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went primarily to jetski. It was amazing!! It cost $180.00 plus tax and optional insurance. The Jetski came with a full tank of fuel and ran great. Top speed was 45 MPH, which was fast enough. Lake was a little low due to drought, but still magnificent and clean.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place is very special. If you are a swimmer the water is clean and cold and deep. The view from the water as you float along is of green Vermont hills. If you are a paddler there are lots of places to explore and a couple of places to put in. There are recreation areas for picnicking with primitive... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Beautiful place But way to many rude people from out of state who drive up and take over and really try to run you out!

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Pittsfield, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

clean & blue water & good friendly people wonderful shoreline & nice trails get place to put a kayak in

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Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Harriman Resevoir is a great place to go if you want to kayak, canoe, swim, fish, or trail walk. The area has picnic tables and grills and has security patrolling. It is a drug free, alcohol free area and closes at 9 p.m. I found it very peaceful to sit and read while my family was out kayaking.

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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 342 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

The reservoir is nine-miles long with lots of twists and turns. You can rent canoes and kayaks at the north end of the reservoir--just beware that coming back you will likely hit head winds. Driving along the east side (a digital map helps) there are several spots where you can swim, picnic, or put in your own small boat. There... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016

Traveling through the area and stopped at several places for the view. Enjoyed taking pictures. Loved the mountain views and all the shades of green in the trees.

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Troy, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

Clean, quiet, scenic and family friendly. Picnic areas with grills and picnic tables. Trails and beautiful scenery. Wear water shoes because the shoreline tends to be rocky. Don't even bother if you plan on having loud music, drugs or alcohol because the police are permanently there and watching. Fabulous for families.

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Guelph, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

There is a lovely hiking trail that winds its way around part of this water. You can walk down to the shore to cool your feet. At the end of the trail is a park and picnic area.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

Peace, quiet, water, trees ahhhh My husband went swimming, exploring and just went around with smiles on our faces. If it's summer go swimming!!

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