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cool

nice views cool air fresh water fish excellent place to come and visit through out the year , pick... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2017
stephenrandf
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Brookfield, Connecticut
A SAD AND BEAUTYFULL PLACE

A man made lake, now inhabited by zebra mussels from visiting boats and pcbs from Western Mass... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2017
MARK F
,
Brookfield, Connecticut
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Recreational lake in the Housatonic Valley named for the legendary Indian princess who perished upstream at Lover's Leap.
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  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
13 Mar 2017
“cool”
13 Feb 2017
“Beautiful lake”
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Brookfield, CT
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

nice views cool air fresh water fish excellent place to come and visit through out the year , pick this spot as a picnic place

Thank stephenrandf
Reviewed 13 February 2017

A man made lake, now inhabited by zebra mussels from visiting boats and pcbs from Western Mass., this is a CT showcase in it's senior years. I have visited this lake since 1971 and the change is devastating to me, from the green color in...More

Thank MARK F
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful lake to spend time on in the fall! Summers are great as well, and are a better choice if you like peace and quiet!

Thank Ksmckean
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Aside from the fact that it's only 10 minutes from home...it's a very pretty location. Initially I would go there to kayak. Now we take the motor boat out. The water is really clean early season and then starts to grow algae by mid summer...but...More

Thank Raina G
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Lake Lillinonah has always been the warmer lake in the area and you can water ski right into October. Sadly the Zebra Mussels have invaded ...but perhaps the side benefit will be cleaner water.

Thank David A
Reviewed 26 August 2013

We simply took a drive around the lake to view the water and homes. The area was beautiful. There was a nice park where you can stop to really take in the view.

Thank Bob_Haight
Reviewed 5 April 2013

It's a beautiful lake. It's actually a river, but it's not overbuilt and it's fabulous for kayaking. Easy access with parking. Free boat launch. Go for a great inexpensive beautiful day on the water. Definately a destination, take a lunch, there are no food facilities,...More

3  Thank Robert G
Reviewed 4 March 2013

great for wakeboarding, watersports except waverunner b/c not many waves to jump. wipe, deep and very pretty!

1  Thank jenn b
Reviewed 25 February 2013

Have been to Lake Lillinonah since the late fifties after the lake was created during the early and mid fifties as a result of the Shepaug dam. The dam was completed, just before the great flood in 1955. It is thought that this dam is...More

4  Thank John H
Reviewed 27 September 2012

I used to put my canoe in at Lake Lillinonah and enjoyed paddling along the many inlets. Though there were some motorboats which liked to torment paddlers by generating large waves, most motorboat users respected paddlers and gave them wide berth. The two issues which...More

3  Thank DXRtrvlr
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