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Lake Compounce

186 Enterprise Dr, Bristol, CT 06010-7493
+1 860-583-3300
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Great for a family

A great local fun park for a young family. Kids loved it, good value, and surprisingly good rides... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
DanielleX79
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Berlin, Germany
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A Charming Park!

So we had the opportunity to visit Lake Compounce during the day prior to a special event held at... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Millieherb77
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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.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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186 Enterprise Dr, Bristol, CT 06010-7493
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+1 860-583-3300
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great local fun park for a young family. Kids loved it, good value, and surprisingly good rides and activities. Also some good food on offer. Really happy we visited while in the area.

Thank DanielleX79
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So we had the opportunity to visit Lake Compounce during the day prior to a special event held at the park. I love this park. The mix of modern while keeping the history alive in the park is a great combination. I love how it...More

Thank Millieherb77
Reviewed 1 week ago

We traveled from NJ on our way back from Boston. I read the reviews about rides being closed and I chose to disregard them. I was wrong. I should have listened to all the TA reviews about major rides being closed. When you have only...More

2  Thank Jay M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went with family and there was six of us. We rented a cabana which was great and located in the water park.

Thank Becky33333
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So for years I have been raving about this place to my wife about how cool the wooden roller coasters in the woods and gloom ride in the woods giving a like no other experience and her and my son wanted to come. After ten...More

2  Thank fireplaceman22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great Place for the little one's, water park, oldest operating roller coaster in the US, it's not Disney land but good for a hot day in the water or just fun on the rides. Plenty to eat in food court. Splash mountain goes through woods...More

Thank Tazmann55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great day park however we were disappointed so many rides were down. Both wooden roller coasters were down. One had scheduled maintenance and the other one broke down after we stood in line for 45 mins. We liked the free soda and...More

Thank sherigirl1
SaraFLC, Manager at Lake Compounce, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Sherigirl - thank you for the review and we are very sorry for the inconvenience. We do communicate closures of any of our major attractions on our website as well as our social media pages so if you are coming for a specific major...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I took my teenager daughter and her friend for the day. We had a great time. This venue is small enough to enjoy and large enough to satisfy. The kids went on numerous rides that were thrilling for them. It was a hot day and...More

Thank Richard J
SaraFLC, Manager at Lake Compounce, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Richard - thank you so much for the wonderful review! We have the largest water park in CT...hope you get to enjoy it on your next visit!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have visited this park many times over 20 years. This was my first visit with our 8-year old grandson. We had a great day with many rides. It also has a very interesting history, and always fun to share with a child. Our only...More

Thank Sheila A
SaraFLC, Manager at Lake Compounce, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Sheila - thank you so much for the wonderful review. The work on Wildcat is still in progress and we take all feedback into account. We are thrilled to hear that you introduced a new generation to our park!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice amusement park with neat history. We were able to hit all the rides at least once and use the water park, too. Some of the rides were unfortunately closed. Lines for rides weren't too terrible; nice variety of rides. Not too overwhelming of a...More

Thank L_Lott19
SaraFLC, Manager at Lake Compounce, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi - thanks for taking the time to leave this review. Later in the summer we can get pretty busy on weekends, if that is when you visited your could try a weekday instead because our wait times are generally shorter then. Thank you for...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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