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Hop Brook Lake

4 Straits Tpke, Middlebury, CT 06762-2801
+1 203-729-8840
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Good hike and mt bike location

Nice spot to mountain bike - races have been held there. There are hiking trails, picnic areas... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
fpxc1
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Stratford, Connecticut
Great year-round

I love this place for a great walk, winter or summer. During the winter months, the pavement is... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2016
Paula B
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Woodbury, Connecticut
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1 week ago
“Good hike and mt bike location”
Aug 10, 2016
“Great year-round”
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4 Straits Tpke, Middlebury, CT 06762-2801
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+1 203-729-8840
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice spot to mountain bike - races have been held there. There are hiking trails, picnic areas, and swimming.

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Reviewed 11 August 2016

I love this place for a great walk, winter or summer. During the winter months, the pavement is plowed and it's easy to negotiate without breaking one's neck on ice. It's always incredibly clean and well kept.

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Reviewed 2 March 2016

Just a standard beach, fishing is okay many good places along the shore to fish. Many many picnic benches and places to picnic all over . Open fields for gaming. Can get very busy in season. The thing that surprises me the most is the...More

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Reviewed 7 December 2015 via mobile

Very nicely kept considering the area. We rent a pavilion every year for a social event. Have always been satisfied Very clean and we'll policed. It is quite a hike to the restroom, especially if you are handicappef, which many of out group are. All...More

3  Thank Fred S
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Reviewed 10 July 2015

Let me start out by saying the swimming area is often closed for bacteria. the beach is nice and clean, when its open. There are picnic tables and bathrooms near the beach and throughout the park. Parking is also convenient. We enjoy family picnics and...More

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Reviewed 8 July 2015

This is a very beautiful, well-kept day-use park. There is a nice lake with a beach area for swimming, lots of walking trails, lots of picnic areas. You can fish, swim, kayak, hike, picnic, bike ride, etc. Very nice place to spend the day and...More

1  Thank suzycc218
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Reviewed 17 April 2015

Hop Brook Lake and Army Corps of Engineers project is a great place for families to spend the day. There are numerous hiking/walking trails, barbecue spots, fishing areas in addition to a clean beach and swimming area. There are group areas in small fields where...More

1  Thank mary h
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Reviewed 19 February 2015

This park has many well marked trails, you can pick up a map at the entrance. I prefer to go off season when the lake is closed to swimming. Not as crowded. The lake frequently closes in the summer months due to bacteria levels so...More

1  Thank linbwtby
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Reviewed 4 February 2015

I have been coming to HBL for many years. I last visited 10 years ago when English became a second language. A nice relaxing spot became a loud obnoxious place. Even though this place is 2 miles from my house, I head north to Mt...More

1  Thank Dave S
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Reviewed 29 June 2014

This is a lake built by the US Army Corps of Engineers on the Middlebury/Naugatuck town line. There is a large park with a lot of trails and many picnic sites. The central attraction is the lake with the swimming beach. I took my two...More

2  Thank Joshdent
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Twyllah D
30 July 2017|
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Response from torriterror |
The dogs need to be leashed and are not allowed in or on the swimming area. Any poop needs to be picked up.
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mayra q
25 May 2015|
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Response from linbwtby | Reviewed this property |
4.00 see above
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