West Thompson Lake

Great variety of wildlife & activity in 1,125 forested acres, 80 acres of open grasslands & 200-acre lake (with boat launch, 5 mph limit). Camping, (horseshoes, basketball courts, private sites, dump station, firewood, accessible toilet/shower, interpretive programs, some water and electricity), hiking (17+ miles of trails) and water (paddle the lake & Quinebaug River National Recreation Water Trail, boat launch, fishing – trophy carp waters, trout stocked, plus catch pickerel, perch, sunfish, largemouth & smallmouth bass. Disc golf, picnic shelters, hunting, snowmobiling, cross country skiing & snowshoeing. Some fees.


  • Accommodations-Camping
  • Boating & Fishing
  • Cycling/Mountain Biking
  • Disc Golf
  • Hiking & More
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating/Ice Fishing
  • Snowshoeing/Cross-Country/Skiing/Sledding
  • State/Federal/Parks/Forests


449 Reardon Rd.
N. Grosvenordale, CT 06255