Regulations

Regulations

Bantam Lake — Litchfield/ Morris, 947 acres.

Regulations: 6 mph limit in Nick’s Cove. Boats towing water-skiiers not permitted within 150 feet of shore, except taking off or landing, no riding on deck, no motors 11 p.m. to 5 a.m., no kite skiing or parasailing without permission.

Candlewood Lake — Danbury, 5,064 acres.

Regulations: Slow-No-Wake in Lattins Cove from the south end north 2,500 ft, and in Squantz Cove from the causeway south 1,500 feet. 45 mph daytime limit, 25 mph limit 1⁄2 hour after sunset to 1⁄2 hour before sunrise. M.S.D. (toilet) on vessels shall not be capable of overboard discharge. Launch: Located in Lattins Cove. I-84 to Rte. 7 north; take Federal Rd. exit; north on Candlewood Lake Rd., left onto Nabby Rd. After .75 miles, take left onto Forty Acres Rd., launch is on the right.

Parking: 100 cars.

Candlewood Lake – Squantz Pond State Park — New Fairfield, 5,064 acres.

Regulations: Same as Candlewood Lake – Danbury. See above.

Launch: Located in Squantz Cove just east off Rte. 39 south of State Park main entrance.

Parking: 100 cars.

Lake Lillinonah— Southbury/Bridgewater/Newtown,1,547 acres.

Regulations: Vessels are prohibited from approaching within 300 feet on upstream side or 1,500 feet on downstream side of Shepaug Dam. Vessels are prohibited from approaching within 300 feet downstream of the Bleachery Dam. 45 mph limit daytime, 25 mph from 1⁄2 hour after sunset to 1⁄2 hour before sunrise. Launch: On north shore of lake on east side of Rte. 133.

Parking: 50 cars.

Lake Lillinonah (Pond Brook) — Newtown, 1,547 acres.

Regulations: Same as Lake Lillinonah. Launch: Rte. 133, go south on Obtuse Rock Rd. just before the bridge in Brookfield. Road changes to Dinglebrook Lane in Newtown. Launch is next left after passing Hanover Rd.

Parking: 60 cars.

Lake Waramaug— Washington/Warren/Kent, 656 acres.

Launch: On Rte. 45, .75 mile north of junction with Rte. 202. Open 3rd Saturday in April until last week in June on Saturday, Sunday and Wednesday 6 to 11 AM & 4PM to Sunset; last week in June until Labor Day from Friday thru Monday 6 AM to Sunset and Tuesday thru Thursday 10 AM to 5 PM; and after Labor Day to last Sunday in October on Saturday, Sunday and Wednesday 6 to 11 AM & 4PM to Sunset. Launch is owned and operated by the Town of Washington. All vessels must be inspected for aquatic vegetation.

Parking: 9 cars (limited to 7 non-residents).

Lake Waramaug State Park — Kent, 656 acres.

Launch: Located in State Park. Rte. 45, west on Lake Rd. to North ShoreRd. Approximately 150 ft. carry to water. 12 HP limit. Call 860-868-6427 for vessel inspection prior to launching.

Parking: 15 cars.

Lake Zoar— Newtown/ Oxford/ Monroe/ Southbury, 975 acres.

Regulations: 45 mph limit daytime, 25 mph from 1⁄2 hour after sunset to 1⁄2 hour before sunrise; vessels are prohibited from approaching within 300 feet on upstream side or 700 feet on downstream side of Stevenson Dam. Launch: I-84, Exit 14, go south onto Lakeside Rd., turn right on Lee Farm Dr. to Scout Rd. Launch is at the end of Scout Rd.

Parking: 60 cars.