Hopeville Pond Boat Launch


A 3ft. drawdown will commence on or about November 1, 2022. The drawdown will be managed to restore the normal water surface elevation by early April 2023.

Please note: With any drawdown and refill periods, there are risks that the desired level and refill may not be achieved within the timeframes due to weather events and conditions.

A view from the Hopeville Pond boat launch.

Site Sketch of the Hopeville Pond Boat Launch

Type: Trailered
Season: Open from the Friday before the third Saturday in April through November, 8 am to sunset.
Address: 844 Hopeville Road, Griswold
Directions: I-395, Exit 86, south on Route 201, right into Hopeville Pond State Park.
Lake Area: 137 Acres
Regulations: 8 MPH limit, no water-skiing.
Fishing Regulations: Freshwater Fishing Guide (ct.gov)
Docks: None
Toilets: Flush (Seasonal)
Parking Spaces: 20
Parking Surface: Paved
Access Road Surface: Paved
Ramp Surface: Paved
ADA Accessible: No
Additional Info:

Hopeville Pond State Park.

Schedule of Marine Events and Fishing Tournaments (ct.gov), (Note: tournaments are not open to the general public)

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The entrance to the Hopeville Pond boat launch.

The access road to the Hopeville Pond boat launch.
Access Road

The turning area of the Hopeville Pond boat launch.
Turning Area

The ramp of the Hopeville Pond boat launch.

The parking area for the Hopeville Pond boat launch.

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Content Last Updated on January 13, 2023.