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Lake Compounce

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Address: 186 Enterprise Dr, Bristol, CT 06010-7493
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With over 402 acres of fun, Lake Compounce is the oldest continuously...

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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For someone out of state checking this place out was a surprise. I did not expect it to be anywhere near as good as a Six Flags or a big chain. This place surprised me "Boulder... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 December 2016
Muhammad A
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New York City, New York
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Bristol
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27 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Fun for the whole family. If you plan on spending plenty of time at Lake Compounce you should buy a season ticket. Paying for each entry is costly. The entry ticket is good for all rides and cold drink all day.

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Thank Marion C
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40 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have been going here for a very long time as it's a local attractiom. The seasons schedule has changed since new owners took over a few years back. It has become harder and harder for locals to take part in the weekday enjoyment as it is hardly open on weekdays anymore which makes it inconvenient for locals. The park... More 

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Thank coffeeat40
Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I've made the trip down from Boston several times over the past 7 years. The park is a mixed bag with highs, lows, and plenty of average. There's some charming theming and older attractions that have stood the test of time. There are some nice surprises (like the chairlift, which surprises in more ways than one) and some history here.... More 

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Thank vrjim
Bristol, Connecticut
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The park has something to offer everyone,swimming,rides,games water park slides arcades and much more. The setting is nestled in south mountain ridge . It's for kids of all ages from 4-94.

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Meriden, Connecticut
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

I've been here many times and I always have a great time! An awesome place to hang out in the summer and I love the haunted graveyard!

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Thank bostonhcky1
East Greenbush, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

This amusement park is great for family fun! You can bring the whole family, it's not all roller coasters like other parks. There is free pepsi all day which is nice. The water parks are nice. I did find at one area, there was a height requirement where the little ones needed a life jacket, but none were available. Other... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Lake Compounce is one of the Oldest operating amusement park in America which adds to The Value. Boulder Dash is one of the Best Wooden coasters. Offering the convenience of wet and dry within steps of each other, I thank you Lake Compounce. Other parks charge you excessively for either. Lake Compounce gives you an entrance for $40 for the... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

For someone out of state checking this place out was a surprise. I did not expect it to be anywhere near as good as a Six Flags or a big chain. This place surprised me "Boulder Dash" was thrilling and can satisfy any big rider. I must come back and try the new rides. Great fun

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Thank Muhammad A
Ryan L, Manager at Lake Compounce, responded to this review

WOAH! Thank you so much for that amazing compliment and wonderful review! We are so thrilled that you visited us from out of state and we have exceeded your expectations! We cannot wait to have you back, hopefully you were able to ride Phobia as well! More 

Sandy Hook, Connecticut
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

I highly recommend The Haunted Graveyard. It was well put together and the guides were very professional. The attractions are very scary and it took a good length of time to go through. One recommendation before you go is to take Airborne or some other immune booster. My husband and I came down with a very nasty flu after attending.

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Thank mcjaeger68
Ryan L, Manager at Lake Compounce, responded to this review

HI! thank you for coming to visit us and write a 4 star review for us! We are happy to hear you had a great time, aside from getting a cold! Hope you are feeling better! We will see you soon for Holiday Lights! More 

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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Lake compounce was actually better than a lot of amusement park that I been to. For 40 dollars or so you can't stay there the whole day and have fun.

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Thank Julia S
Ryan L, Manager at Lake Compounce, responded to this review

YAY! thank you so much for visiting us and taking the time to write a review for us! We are thrilled to hear you had a great time and made some unforgettable memories with us! See you soon! More 

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