Dive head first into the thrills of summer with a family adventure one of many east coast theme park destinations. Scream your way down lightning fast roller coasters, or beat the summer heat at a water park. You'll find everything you'll need to get there... all you need to do is bring the sunscreen.
822 Lake Avenue
Bristol, Connecticut 06010 USA
Opened in 1846, Lake Compounce is the oldest, continuously operating amusement park in North America. Located in Bristol, Connecticut, the park features four roller coasters and close to forty rides. “Boulder Dash”, is a 4,700 foot long wooden roller coaster designed to take advantage of Lake Compounce’s hilly terrain and forested scenery. “Wildcat” is one of the oldest continually operating wooden roller coasters in the world.
The park also includes “Splash Harbor”, a large water park located on the lakeshore. The water park includes several slides, a wave pool, a lazy river, and an interactive complex. It is currently the largest water park in Connecticut.
Lake Compounce has regularly scheduled shows and entertainment including “Garfield’s Circus World Stage” and the “Starlight Theatre”. The park also features a substantial variety or food, shops and games.
From I-95 points north – Take I-95 south to Connecticut exit 27A (Route 8 ) to I-84 east to exit 3 (Route 229), then 2 miles north on Route 229 and follow the signs to the park.
From I-95 points south – Take I-95 north to Connecticut exit 27A (Route 8 ) to I-84 east to exit 3 (Route 229), then 2 miles north on Route 229 and follow the signs to the park.