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Connecticut
Litchfield Hills Region
Lake Waramaug State Park
LAKE WARAMAUG STATE PARK
LAKE WARAMAUG STATE PARK
30 Lake Waramaug Road
New Preston, Connecticut   06777

Phone: 860-868-0220
Toll Free: 866-287-2757
Reservations: 860-868-0220
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Lake Waramaug State Park
'Lake Waramaug IV'
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Lake Waramaug State Park
'Lake Waramaug III'
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There are plenty of picnic tables scattered by the shore for use during the year.

Lake Waramaug State Park
'Lake Waramaug II'
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Lake Waramaug State Park
'Lake Waramaug I'
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Scenically, few bodies of water in Connecticut can rival the picturesque setting of Lake Waramaug. When vivid fall foliage is mirrored in the unrippled lake surface, the park becomes a mecca for sightseers and photographers.
History of the Area
Waramaug is the name of an Indian chief of the Wyantenock tribe who had hunting grounds near falls on the Housatonic River, now referred to as "Lover's Leap", in the town of New Milford. Chief Waramaug and his followers wintered in the area now covered by Lake Lillinonah, which was later created by damming the Housatonic, and made Lake Waramaug their summer residence.

The land comprising the park, consisting of approximately 95 acres, was purchased by the State in 1920.
Camping
There are 77 sites in wooded and open settings available in the Lake Waramaug Campground. The camping season begins the weekend before Memorial Day Weekend and ends September 30.
Boats and RVs
Rent My Camper.com, Inc - Shirley, NYMotor Home Campers
We'll Hook You Up with all the comforts of home including heat and AC. We deliver, setup and pickup. Our campers sleep up to 10. Just bring your food and clothes we've covered everything else, even clean linens and towels Camper is supplied with pots, pans, plates, bowls, cups, utensils, all your kitchen needs.
69.6 miles from park*


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Explore the Connecticut River aboard the R/V River Quest, an environmentally friendly 64', 60 passenger vessel docked at Eagle Landing State Park, Haddam, CT.
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Visitor Comments, Memories and Reviews
July 5 Wonderful park by Bill from Watertown
Clean, well maintained. A real treasure.
October 24 Simply a beautiful area!!!!!!!! by theo
The drive, lake, and surronding mountains/hills are truly awsome.
May 24 Never any life guards on duty by karen
cute little place. water is not the cleanest around, a cut will get infected. And in the past two years, I have never seen a life guard working there, and I drive by everday.


Area Campgrounds

Cozy Hills Campground
1311 Route 202 Bantam Road
Bantam, CT
860-567-2119


Hemlock Hill Camp Resort
118 Hemlock Hill Road
Litchfield, CT
860-567-2267


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Directions
From New Milford: follow the US Route 202 north onto CT Route 45 north. Take a left onto North Shore Road and follow the signs around the lake to the park.

From Torrington/Litchfield: follow US Route 202 south onto CT Route 45 north. Take a right onto Route 45 and then a left onto North Shore Road. Continue around the lake to the park.

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Connecticut
Litchfield Hills Region
Lake Waramaug State Park
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