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Lake Lillinonah (Pond Brook) Boat Launch

Newtown

Health Alert
Algae blooms are in this area. Keep children and pets away.
Water may be green, blue, brown, red or cloudy. A thick foam or mat may be on the surface at or near shoreline. AVOID DIRECT CONTACT WITH TAINTED WATER.
For more information visit:
Blue Green Algae (Cyanobacteria)

Note:
   This lake is subject to seasonal and periodic water level fluctuationsWhen 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 (Pond Brook) boat launch.

Site Sketch of the Lake Lillinonah (Pond Brook) Boat Launch

Type: Trailered
Season: Year round
Address: 158 Hanover Road, Newtown
Directions: Route 133, go south on Obtuse Rock Road just before the bridge in Brookfield. Road changes to Dinglebrook Lane in Newtown. Launch is next left after passing Hanover Road.
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: None
Toilets: Chemical (Seasonal)
Parking Spaces: 60
Parking Surface: Dirt
Access Road Surface: Dirt
Ramp Surface: Dirt
ADA Accessible: No
Additional Info: 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 (Pond Brook) boat launch.
Entrance

The access road to the Lake Lillinonah (Pond Brook) boat launch.
Access Road

The turning area of the Lake Lillinonah (Pond Brook) boat launch.
Turning Area

The ramp of the Lake Lillinonah (Pond Brook) boat launch.
Ramp

The parking area for the Lake Lillinonah (Pond Brook) boat launch.
Parking

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Content Last Updated September 13, 2021.