DEEP: Candlewood Lake (Squantz Cove) Boat Launch

Candlewood Lake (Squantz Cove) Boat Launch
New Fairfield

Note:  Candlewood Lake is subject to seasonal and periodic water level fluctuations
When available, additional information will be posted here or contact Len Greene (203-770-5719) of FirstLight Power Resources (FirstLight), the owner and operator of the Rocky River hydroelectric power station.
{A view from the Candlewood Lake (Squantz Pond) boat launch.}

Site Sketch of the Candlewood Lake Boat Launch (PDF)

Type: Trailered
Season: Year round
Address: Old Bogus Road, New Fairfield
Directions: Located in Squantz Cove just east off Rte. 39 south off State Park main entrance.
Lake Area: 5,064 Acres
Regulations: Slow-No-Wake in Lattins Cove from the south end north 2,500 feet, and in Squantz Cove from the causeway south 1,500 feet. 45 MPH daytime limit, 25 MPH limit 1/2 hour after sunset to 1/2 hour before sunrise. M.S.D. (toilet) on vessels shall not be capable of overboard discharge.
Docks: None
Toilets: Chemical & Flush (Seasonal)
Parking Spaces: 100
Parking Surface: Grass/Gravel
Access Road Surface: Paved/Gravel
Ramp Surface: Concrete Slab
ADA Accessible: No
Additional Info: Schedule of Marine Events and Fishing Tournaments (Note: tournaments are not open to the general public)

Boat Launches in Connecticut

Content Last Updated June 2018