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Crescent Lake

Shuttle Meadow Road, Southington, CT
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Peaceful spot

What a beautiful serene spot to take the kids walking, hiking or fishing. We bring our grandsons... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
G B
via mobile
a place to relax or exercize.

Crescent Lake has evolved into a great park for Southington. People are taking advantage of the... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
Rusty H
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Southington, Connecticut
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“orange trail” (2 reviews)
“picnic tables” (3 reviews)
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Shuttle Meadow Road, Southington, CT
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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful serene spot to take the kids walking, hiking or fishing. We bring our grandsons fishing and have done it from shore and a boat. You can fish from the shore at numerous open spots or bring a boat/kayak or canoe. They have...More

Thank G B
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

Crescent Lake has evolved into a great park for Southington. People are taking advantage of the boat ramp to launch their boat, kayack, or canoe. They can fish or exercize. Another plus is to walk along the two trails around the lake.

Thank Rusty H
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Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Great place to hike! There are 3 trails. The red trail is pretty flat 2 mile trail and goes around the lake. The green trail is 1.5 miles. The orange trail also goes around the lake but is longer and steeper. It provides beautiful views...More

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Reviewed 21 January 2017

We walk the trails quite a few times a year and never have anything but an enjoyable time while getting needed muscle and skeletal movement. We usually bring an extra pair of footwear for when we are ready to go home, but have seldom ever...More

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Reviewed 15 November 2016

Cresent Lake is a great place to go for a walk in the woods, bring your canoe or small boat to fish or row for exercise. We like to go and just sit a watch the water and ducks the live there. Great place to...More

Thank Rusty H
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is a great place to hike along the trails, fish, canoe, etc. at all times of year. People ice fish in the winter and walking your family dog is very popular as well. There is a large parking lot that gets crowded on weekends...More

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Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

If you take the trail, it would take you about two hours to get around (especially if you take the upwards trail). I suggest the upwards trail as the ground gets extremely muddy year round when traveling directly around the lake. Not much wildlife. You're...More

Thank mal016
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Reviewed 12 June 2016

This is one of those places that we residents take for granted. I used to come here often, but over the years I had drifted away and forgotten the beauty and tranquility. Today I hiked with a friend and my dog along the orange and...More

Thank Kat F
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Reviewed 19 March 2016

Fishing is decent , hiking good , nice scenery . Have a picnic and take a walk through the woods. Good family fun.

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Reviewed 22 July 2015

The lake is wonderful for kayaks and canoes - no motors allowed and you always see someone fishing. In the early spring the frogs are plentiful in the vernal pools and there are several hiking trails appropriate for small kids and families to more adventuresome...More

Thank lkis229
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