Highland Lake Boat Launch
A view from the Highland Lake boat launch.

Site Sketch of the Highland Lake Boat Launch
Type: Trailered
Season: Year round
Address: 297 West Lake Street, Winchester
Directions: Routes 44/183 in Winsted, west on Lake Street at Route 263 junction, bear right onto Boyd Street, turn left onto Woodland Avenue, take a right at the end of the road, launch is on the left.
Lake Area: 445 Acres
Regulations: 6 MPH limit from 1/2 hour after sunset to 1/2 hour before sunrise, and 6 MPH limit from 5:00 p.m. Sunday to 1/2 hour before sunrise on Monday (Sunday before Memorial Day to Sunday preceding Labor Day). 45 MPH limit on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays. Boats greater than 22 feet in length and pontoon boats greater than 30 feet in length are prohibited. No staging of personal watercraft, motorboat or water-skiing activities from the town-owned beaches or park. No overnight mooring.
Fishing Regulations: Freshwater Fishing Guide (ct.gov)
Docks: Fixed Concrete
Toilets: Chemical (Seasonal)
Parking Spaces: 27
Parking Surface: Paved
Access Road Surface: Paved
Ramp Surface: Concrete Slab
ADA Accessible: Yes
Additional Info: Schedule of Marine Events and Fishing Tournaments (ct.gov), (Note: tournaments are not open to the general public)
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The entrance to the Highland Lake boat launch.

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

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

The ramp of the Highland Lake boat launch.

The parking area for the Highland Lake boat launch.

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Content Last Updated on January 13, 2023.