Lake Waramaug State Park

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Lake Waramaug State Park
Connecticut State Park
LakeWaureganSP and MountBushnellSP.jpg
Lake Waramaug State Park with
Mount Bushnell in the distance
Country  United States
State  Connecticut
County Litchfield
Town Kent
Elevation 702 ft (214 m) [1]
Coordinates 41°42′23″N 73°22′57″W / 41.70639°N 73.38250°W / 41.70639; -73.38250Coordinates: 41°42′23″N 73°22′57″W / 41.70639°N 73.38250°W / 41.70639; -73.38250 [1]
Area 95 acres (38 ha) [2]
Established 1920
Management Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
Location in Connecticut
Website: Lake Waramaug State Park

Lake Waramaug State Park is a 95-acre (38 ha) public recreation area located on the northwest shore of Lake Waramaug in the New England town of Kent, Litchfield County, Connecticut.[3] The state park's first 75 acres (30 ha) were purchased by the state in 1920.[4][5] The park offers swimming, fishing, picnicking, and camping as well as a launch for car-top boating and canoeing.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Lake Waramaug State Park". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ "Appendix A: List of State Parks and Forests" (PDF). State Parks and Forests: Funding. Staff Findings and Recommendations. Connecticut General Assembly. January 23, 2014. p. A-2. Retrieved September 26, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Lake Waramaug State Park". State Parks and Forests. Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. July 18, 2016. Retrieved September 26, 2016. 
  4. ^ Report of the State Park and Forest Commission to the Governor 1926 (Report). Hartford, Conn.: State of Connecticut. December 30, 1926. p. 16. Retrieved November 18, 2016. 
  5. ^ Grumet, Robert S. (2013). Manhattan to Minisink: American Indian Place Names of Greater New York and Vicinity. Norman, Okla.: University of Oklahoma Press. p. 178. ISBN 978-0-8061-8913-0. 
  6. ^ "Waramaug Lake Boat Launch". Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. October 27, 2015. Retrieved September 26, 2016. 

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