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Squantz Pond State Park

Route 39, New Fairfield, CT
+1 860-424-3200
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Very beautiful park and beach

A very beautiful park and beach. Lots of great green space as well as a water area and beach. It's... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2017
Bernardo F
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New York City, New York
Stunning colours in the fall

Went during the fall colours and it was spectacular. Facilities were shut, so it was very quiet and... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2016
timliu00
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good48%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“boat launch” (3 reviews)
“gets busy” (2 reviews)
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Route 39, New Fairfield, CT
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Reviewed 16 April 2017

A very beautiful park and beach. Lots of great green space as well as a water area and beach. It's a good area to relax. Clean and well maintained.

Thank Bernardo F
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Went during the fall colours and it was spectacular. Facilities were shut, so it was very quiet and we had the beach almost to ourselves.

Thank timliu00
Reviewed 23 September 2016

We came here on a work day and the place was empty. So quiet and peaceful it was awesome. The lake is very clear and shallow for a good stretch. There are barbecues nearby with tables for people to bring their own food and cook....More

Thank TheBigfella601
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Being a local I know that in the summer the weekends are a bust because of high volume of people. During the week is much better to enjoy the grounds and the swimming area. I particularly like this park in the fall and spring. Great...More

Thank Tony M
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

This is supposed to be a very nice lake but unless you arrive bright and early you will not be able to get into the pond, their is a maximum of 200 cars allowed and quite frankly this is not enough. My family and I...More

Thank brailinrtapia
Reviewed 14 July 2016

I was in this place at the weekend and I was amazed at the number of people and the beauty of the place. Water , beach , gazebo , grill , fishing, all excellent ! But there are some downsides, the first is garbage the...More

Thank AntonVolga
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Honestly in the past lakes and parks was not my favorite place to go, until i found Squantz pond, very nice park, beach is clean, very organized, and you can make and bring your own food, there is a sodas machines, and a ice cream...More

1  Thank Eleone C
Reviewed 4 July 2016

This spot is absolutely beautiful; so scenic. Unfortunately, it's taken over by New Yorkers and reaches full capacity early morning on weekends. But... if you can go during the weekend, it's not at all crowded and is perfect. As a CT resident, I paid $9...More

Thank AmyBGS
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

The lake is beautiful and nestled among the rolling hills of western Connecticut. It was perfectly calm and quiet with only 2 motor boats during our summer afternoon of kayaking. There was a refreshing breeze which was nice because temperatures were in the upper 80's!...More

Thank explorer2468246
Reviewed 7 June 2016

Squantz Pond is certainly quieter than Candlewood Lake (right across the way) but it a great place to spend the day or just afternoon! For a beginner kayaker - this lake is perfect to work on your skills or just float around looking at all...More

Thank Samantha N
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Pat n
What type of trees in the park, they have large red berries with little bumps on them. The size of the berries are about 3/4 of an inch in diameter.
6 October 2016|
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Response from Tony M | Reviewed this property |
Sounds like a flowering dogwood tree.In the spring and summer these trees have white flowers on them.
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wCollado
What days is the park open?
12 September 2016|
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Response from AntonVolga | Reviewed this property |
This park open every day , but I dint know about winter:)
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ebony1016
I have a highly trained service dog...would she be allowed in the lake?
3 August 2016|
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Response from AntonVolga | Reviewed this property |
I think isn't allowed , we can try it the autumn , when this pond will open for everybody for free
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