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Lake Lillinonah Boat Launch

Bridgewater

 

Note:  Candlewood Lake is subject to seasonal and periodic water level fluctuations

When available, additional information will be posted here or contact FirstLight Power Resources (FirstLight), the owner and operator of the Rocky River hydroelectric power station at (888-417-4837) for more information. 

A view from the Lake Lillinonah boat launch.

Site Sketch of the Lake Lillinonah Boat Launch

Type: Trailered
Season: Year-round
Address: 199 Main Street South, Bridgewater
Directions: On north shore of lake on east side of Route 133.
Lake Area: 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.
Docks: Floating Wood (Seasonal)
Toilets: Chemical (Seasonal)
Parking Spaces: 56
Parking Surface: Paved
Access Road Surface: Paved
Ramp Surface: Concrete Slab

ADA Accessible:

Additional Info:

Yes

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

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The entrance to the Lake Lillinonah boat launch.
Entrance

The access road to the Lake Lillinonah boat launch.
Access Road

The turning area of the Lake Lillinonah boat launch.
Turning Area

The ramp of the Lake Lillinonah boat launch.
Ramp

The parking area for the Lake Lillinonah boat launch.
Parking

Boat Launches in Connecticut

Content Last Updated December 4, 2020