Freshwater Fishing Areas with Access for Persons with Disabilities

The following areas provide fishing access with primary use intended for person with disabilities.

Angus Park Pond, Glastonbury: Off Manchester Road (Route 83) turn east on Fisher Road: Located on upper dike in Town Park.

Beachdale Pond, Voluntown: Route 149 next to boat access area.

Beaver Brook Ponds, Windham: Off Back Road at dam/access area.

Bigelow Pond, Union: At boat launch in Bigelow Hollow SP.

Billings Lake, North Stonington: At dam adjacent to boat access area.

Black Pond, Meriden-Middlefield: Adjacent to boat ramp.

Bladens Brook, Seymour: Access only by permission of Seymour Land Conservation Trust.

Center Springs Pond, Manchester: fishing pier near main parking area.

Connecticut River-Haddam Meadows State Park, Haddam: Dock at the boat launch in Haddam Meadows State Park.

Connecticut River-Salmon River Cove, East Haddam: Dock at state boat launch.

Coventry Lake (Wangumbaug Lake), Coventry: At state boat launch.

Day Pond, Colchester: Off Route 149 at dam in Day Pond SP.

Eagleville Lake, Coventry-Mansfield: On dam off Route 275.

Eight Mile River, East Haddam: Devil’s Hopyard SP.

Farmington River—West Branch, Barkhamsted: Off dirt road south of Route 318.

Farmington River, Unionville: On Farmington Land Trust ( property upstream from Route 177 (between River Road and Railroad Avenue, southerly side of river).

Gardner Lake, Salem-Montville-Bozrah: On dam at Lake Road.

Higganum Reservoir, Haddam: Off Route 81 on northeast shore.

Highland Lake, Winchester: At state boat launch.

Holbrook Pond, Hebron: On dam adjacent to access area.

Hopeville Pond, Griswold: At end of State Park campground.

Lake Saltonstall, Branford: At SCCRWA access area off Hosley Avenue.

Mansfield Training Center Pond, Mansfield: Located just east of the junction of Routes 44 & 32.

Mashapaug Lake, Union: Off the dock at boat launch in Bigelow Hollow SP.

Mill River, Hamden: At Clark’s Pond Dam.

Pattaconk Lake (Russell Jennings Pond), Chester: Located between dam and beach in Pattaconk Recreation Area.

Salmon Brook (East Branch), Granby: East side of river just above Route 20.

Salmon River Fly Area, Colchester: 0.9 miles north of Route 16 on River Road.

Salmon River, East Hampton: South end of picnic area off Gulf Road just south of Route 16.

Saugatuck Reservoir, Easton-Redding-Weston: Parking area near dam.

Scoville Reservoir, Wolcott: At town boat launch.

Southford Falls Pond, Oxford-Southbury: In Southford Falls SP.

Squantz Pond, New Fairfield: Near Squantz Pond SP boat launch:

Stratton Brook Park Pond, Simsbury: In Stratton Brook SP.

Walkers Reservoir (East), Vernon: Turn south near Route 31 and I-84 junction on Reservoir Road.

Content last updated March 2020.