Crescent Lake

Shuttle Meadow Road, Southington

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**Bowhunting season on this property runs Monday through Saturday from September 15-December 31. Hikers are advised not to stray from the blazed hiking trails on these dates for safety purposes. Please click on the link below under "Facilities" for further information about the bowhunting program.**

PARK SIZE: 223 Acres; 56 Acre Lake
HOURS: Daily, Dawn until Dusk
  • Boating
  • Bowhunting (Seasonally; Permits Required)
  • Canoeing
  • Fishing
  • Ice Fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Passive Hiking
  • Picnicing
  • Sailing
  • Walking Trails
  • Orange:  Approx. 3 miles; rigorous & hilly
  • Red:  Approx. 2 miles; narrow, moderate elevation
  • Green:  Approx. 1.5 miles; open trail, some elevation
  • Trail Map
NOTE: From the parking lot, half of the Green Trail has been reblazed Orange/Blue as a connector to the Metacomet Trail.


Crescent Lake Rules & Regulations

  • Alcoholic beverages PROHIBITED
  • All state boating rules prevail
  • Boats - electric motors only
  • No fishing in front of boat ramp
  • No parking between ramp markers
  • Dogs must be leashed at all times
  • Carry out what you carry in
  • Beware of snakes
  • Swimming in lake PROHIBITED
  • Paddleboarding PROHIBITED
  • Open fires PROHIBITED

Above Rules All Subject to Change