Quinebaug Lake State Park facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsQuinebaug Lake State Park
|Location||Killingly, Connecticut, United States|
|Area||181 acres (73 ha)|
|Elevation||197 ft (60 m)|
|Designation||Connecticut state park|
|Administrator||Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection|
|Website||Quinebaug Lake State Park|
Quinebaug Lake State Park is a public recreation area covering 181 acres (73 ha) in the town of Killingly, Connecticut. The state park offers opportunities for fishing and non-motorized boating on Wauregan Reservoir. The park is managed by the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.
The 88-acre (36 ha) Wauregan Reservoir, also known as Quinebaug Pond and Quinebaug Lake, is a lake of natural origin that has had its size increased by a dam at its outlet; it reaches depths of 31 feet. The lake is fed by Quinebaug Brook, also known as Quandock Brook. The reservoir and surroundings entered the Connecticut Register and Manual as Quinebaug Lake State Park in 1964.
Activities and amenities
Quinebaug Lake is a state-designated bass and catfish management lake. A boat launch is located at the lake's northern end.
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