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Litchfield Hills Region
Lake Waramaug State Park
Lake Waramaug State Park Autumn Colors Falling on Lake Waramaug © Dolly Reynoso-Solana
Lake Waramaug framed by the trees showcasing amazing autumn colors, captured on October 14, 2015.
Lake Waramaug State Park Lake Waramaug IV © Gary Jordan
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
Email:
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.




Visitor Comments, Memories and Reviews
June 14 Excellent for kayaking! by Linda from Shelton
One of the most beautiful lakes in Connecticut!
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.

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
Booking.com

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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