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 (www.farmingtonlandtrust.org) 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.