DEEP: Candlewood Lake (Squantz Cove) Boat Launch

Candlewood Lake (Squantz Cove) Boat Launch
New Fairfield

Blue-Green Algae Advisory
There is an increased risk of an algae bloom that has made the area potentially unsafe for water contact. Keep children and pets away from algae blooms and rinse off any exposed skin or fur with clean water. More Info
NOTE: This waterbody is subject to seasonal and periodic water level fluctuations.  
{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 on October 5, 2017.