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Lake Compounce

186 Enterprise Dr, Bristol, CT 06010-7493
+1 860-583-3300
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Awesome place

This place is good and not to far from where I love the water park is not bad service is good and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Nelson C
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Fun place to go with family and friends

Lake compounds has everything from games to roller coasters to water slides. The staff is great and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
joelle_wankerl
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Plantsville, Connecticut
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With over 402 acres of fun, Lake Compounce is the oldest continuously operating amusement park in North America, welcoming families since 1846. Lake Compounce has ten cozy catering pavilions and plenty of room to host your next birthday, party, family reunion, and corporate event! Lake Compounce combines unique and exciting thrill rides and coasters for all ages with a full-sized water park—all for one low price. As the park continues to delight families from all around the New England area and beyond, the balance of evolution and tradition continues to play an important role at the nation’s first amusement park.
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186 Enterprise Dr, Bristol, CT 06010-7493
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This place is good and not to far from where I love the water park is not bad service is good and Halloween is fun

Thank Nelson C
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Ryan L, Manager at Lake Compounce, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Nelson, Thank you for your positive review, we are so happy you enjoy visiting us! We agree the water park is awesome. Come back to visit again soon!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lake compounds has everything from games to roller coasters to water slides. The staff is great and the history of the park is amazing!

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Ryan L, Manager at Lake Compounce, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Joelle! The history of the park is amazing, and we take pride in the friendliness of our staff! We are so happy that you had enjoyed your time with us. Come back to visit again!!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This a nice, family amusement park. Older style place, fair size but not huge. Good variety of rides. I like Thunder Rapids, a lazy canyon style water ride, and Ghost Hunt, a haunted ride where you "shoot" ghosts with laser guns as the car winds...More

Thank Stacey P
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Ryan L, Manager at Lake Compounce, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Stacey, Thank you for your review! We pride ourselves on being the premier family amusement park in Connecticut. Fun Fact, we are the oldest continuously-operating amusement park in the United States! We are so happy that you had enjoyed your time with us at...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

We came for the holiday lights with the kids friends. The park did a great job with all the lights and the unlimited hot chocolate was a create deal and really helped fight back the cold temperatures. Not all the rides are open, but it...More

Thank Nicholas P
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Ryan L, Manager at Lake Compounce, responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2017

Hi Nicholas, Thank you for visiting! We are so happy that you had enjoyed your time at Holiday Lights. And we agree, the hot chocolate is definitely great at fighting off the cold!

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Reviewed 22 December 2017

The family and I visited the Lake Compounce lights display on Thanksgiving weekend to begin the holiday season. It was surprisingly crowded on that first night, considering it was quite cold. The giant lighted Christmas tree by the entrance was a wonderful sight to see....More

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Ryan L, Manager at Lake Compounce, responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2017

Hello, Thank you for your review! We are so happy that you and your family enjoyed your time at Holiday Lights. Our hot chocolate is always a favorite, and with unlimited refills, you can't go wrong! It truly is a great way to get into...More

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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Lake Compounce has everything from Roller Coasters, to Kiddie rides, to Shows, to a water park ,to Camping, to small cottages, to stay with your RV. They have Pizza, Burgers, Chicken, Salads, every type of food even for those picky eaters. It was a great...More

Thank Deborah C
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Ryan L, Manager at Lake Compounce, responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2017

Hi Deborah, Thank you for your positive review! We are so happy that you and your family had a great day of fun, that's what we're all about! We strive to give the best experience to our guests, and have them create memories that will...More

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Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Was skeptical about going in the cold to the holiday lights but we had such a great time ! Went with a group of adults and a few younger children and had a blast ! They had some fun kid rides open and the park...More

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Ryan L, Manager at Lake Compounce, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2017

Hi Leah! Thank you for your review! We are so happy that you as well as the rest of your group had such a great time. We agree, The bumper cars and carousel are always a good time! We strive to create the best experience...More

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Reviewed 3 December 2017

Went to Holiday Lights this weekend with 3 of my grandkids this is included in the season passes so we did not have to pay to go and we also have season parking. Park is decorated with lots of Christmas lights and almost all of...More

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Ryan L, Manager at Lake Compounce, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2017

Hi, We are so happy that you enjoyed your visit. We take pride in the cleanliness of our park as well as the friendliness of our employees. Thank you for your positive review, and we look forward to having you visit again!

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Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

I am no fan of walking around aimlessly in the cold. However, what a great date night! Leave the little ones at home, get your gloves and comfortable shoes for a really great show. My wife brought me for my birthday last year. We got...More

Thank Shean L
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Ryan L, Manager at Lake Compounce, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

Hi Shean, Thank you for your review. We are so excited to open up for Holiday Lights! So glad that you and your wife had an enjoyable experience and can't wait to have you both back again!

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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

First of all, Boulder Dash needs to be the first roller coaster you ride. It's the #1 wooden coaster in the world, and it truly is. Best roller coaster I've ever ridden. They also have one of the oldest roller coasters in the USA, Wildcat....More

Thank Mike G
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Ryan L, Manager at Lake Compounce, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2017

Hi Mike, We are so happy that you had enjoyed your visit with us! We love Boulder Dash too! Hope you got to try our new coaster Phobia, New England's first triple launch coaster, which is far from basic! Thank you for your review, make...More

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Chrvargas
24 August 2017|
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Response from Eagle-Eye24 | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely NOT, waste of money. If preferred parking was where the 50+ handicapped lot is, maybe it would be.
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keith s
21 August 2017|
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Response from WaiPRUSA | Reviewed this property |
yes for all of your questions. You should bring towels and extra clothing, and they have changing rooms in the restroom areas.
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