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Beautiful Lake and never crowded.

This is a Great Lake to take a trip to. It's not as big as some of the other lakes, however it's... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Kathy M
Brookfield, Connecticut

nice views cool air fresh water fish excellent place to come and visit through out the year , pick... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
Brookfield, Connecticut
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Recreational lake in the Housatonic Valley named for the legendary Indian princess who perished upstream at Lover's Leap.
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11 Jul 2017
“Beautiful Lake and never crowded.”
13 Mar 2017
Brookfield, CT
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

This is a Great Lake to take a trip to. It's not as big as some of the other lakes, however it's BEAUTIFUL and extremely peaceful. You can also take a your boat, kayak or canoe out there for a quiet afternoon and fish if...More

1  Thank Kathy M
Reviewed 14 March 2017

nice views cool air fresh water fish excellent place to come and visit through out the year , pick this spot as a picnic place

Thank stephenrandf
Reviewed 14 February 2017

A man made lake, now inhabited by zebra mussels from visiting boats and pcbs from Western Mass., this is a CT showcase in it's senior years. I have visited this lake since 1971 and the change is devastating to me, from the green color in...More

Thank MARK F
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful lake to spend time on in the fall! Summers are great as well, and are a better choice if you like peace and quiet!

Thank Ksmckean
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Aside from the fact that it's only 10 minutes from home...it's a very pretty location. Initially I would go there to kayak. Now we take the motor boat out. The water is really clean early season and then starts to grow algae by mid summer...but...More

Thank Raina G
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Lake Lillinonah has always been the warmer lake in the area and you can water ski right into October. Sadly the Zebra Mussels have invaded ...but perhaps the side benefit will be cleaner water.

Thank David A
Reviewed 27 August 2013

We simply took a drive around the lake to view the water and homes. The area was beautiful. There was a nice park where you can stop to really take in the view.

Thank Bob_Haight
Reviewed 6 April 2013

It's a beautiful lake. It's actually a river, but it's not overbuilt and it's fabulous for kayaking. Easy access with parking. Free boat launch. Go for a great inexpensive beautiful day on the water. Definately a destination, take a lunch, there are no food facilities,...More

3  Thank Robert G
Reviewed 5 March 2013

great for wakeboarding, watersports except waverunner b/c not many waves to jump. wipe, deep and very pretty!

1  Thank jenn b
Reviewed 26 February 2013

Have been to Lake Lillinonah since the late fifties after the lake was created during the early and mid fifties as a result of the Shepaug dam. The dam was completed, just before the great flood in 1955. It is thought that this dam is...More

5  Thank John H
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Donna W
1 August 2017|
Response from MARK F | Reviewed this property |
There is a picnic area across the lake from the boat launch. Not a sandy beach but directly on the water.
Diane P
11 July 2017|
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Response from MARK F | Reviewed this property |
No rentals, restaurants, a free parking lot and the lake.