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About Candlewood Lake

Candlewood Lake is a manmade lake located in Fairfield and Litchfield counties in Connecticut. At nearly 8.5 square miles, it’s the largest lake in Connecticut. Bordered by five towns (Brookfield, Danbury, New Fairfield, New Milford, and Sherman) the lake is home to many water and outdoor enthusiasts.

Originally created by the Connecticut Light and Power Company as a source to produce electricity, the lake is now a a popular tourist destination. The towns surrounding the lake include many second homes of New York City residents. The lake is used year-round, although tourists primarily come during the summer to swim, boat, fish, and golf. The approximately 60-mile shoreline offers a number of tourist resorts and recreational facilities, including golf courses, beaches, and marinas.

Candlewood Lake is approximately 40 feet deep in most spots, with deeper areas  reaching up to 80 feet. This attracts a number of scuba divers who come to poke around the now submerged buildings that still exist from the time before the lake was created. You can still follow underwater roads, and discover things like old Model Ts, more recent plane wrecks, and covered bridges.

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