Candlewood Lake (Lattins Cove) Boat Launch


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. 

FirstLight to begin annual drawdown of Candlewood Lake on January 31

A view from the Candlewood Lake (Lattins Cove) boat launch.

Site Sketch of the Candlewood Lake (Lattins Cove) Boat Launch  

Type: Trailered
Season: Year round
Address: 8 Forty Acres Mountain Road, Danbury
Directions: Located in Lattins Cove. I-84 to Route 7 north; take Federal Road exit; north on Candlewood Lake Road, left onto Nabby Road. After 0.75 miles, take left onto Forty Acres Road, launch is on the right.
Lake Area: 5,064 Acres
Regulations: Slow-No-Wake in Lattins Cove from the south end north 2,500 feet, and in Squantz Cove from the causeway south 1,500 feet. 45 MPH daytime limit, 25 MPH limit 1/2 hour after sunset to 1/2 hour before sunrise. M.S.D. (toilet) on vessels shall not be capable of overboard discharge.
Fishing Regulations: Freshwater Fishing Guide (
Docks: Fixed Concrete
Toilets: Chemical (Seasonal)
Parking Spaces: 50 
Parking Surface: Dirt
Access Road Surface: Paved
Ramp Surface: Concrete Slab
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 Candlewood Lake (Lattins Cove) boat launch.

The access road to the Candlewood Lake (Lattins Cove) boat launch.
Access Road

The turning area of the Candlewood Lake (Lattins Cove) boat launch.
Turning Area

The ramp of the Candlewood Lake (Lattins Cove) boat launch.

The parking area for the Candlewood Lake (Lattins Cove) boat launch.

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Content Last Updated February 2, 2024