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Lake Compounce

Lake Compounce
An amusement park in Bristol, Conn. The park traces its roots back to 1846 and its carousel is now included in the National Register of Historic Places.The park's signature ride is Boulder Dash, a wooden roller-coaster opened in 2000.
An amusement park in Bristol, Conn. The park traces its roots back to 1846 and its carousel is now included in the National Register of Historic Places.The park's signature ride is Boulder Dash, a wooden roller-coaster opened in 2000. « Show less

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  • Pink's Hot Dogs Opening at Lake Compounce

    Pink's Hot Dogs Opening at Lake Compounce
    Lake Compounce celebrates all things "hot dog" as it welcomes Pink's to the park Saturday, May 17. To mark the opening of the hot dog restaurant's first East Coast location, the park hosts a "Wiener Dog 100" dachshund race, in conjunction with ...
  • Diane Keaton, Michael Douglas Film Romantic Comedy At Lake Compounce

    BRISTOL --  Diane Keaton stood just outside the Twister ride at Lake Compounce on Monday afternoon, crew members shielding her from the sun and near 90-degree heat with an umbrella and battery-operated fan as she waited to film her first scene. “...
  • Lake Compounce Opens Bear Creek Campground

    Lake Compounce Opens Bear Creek Campground
    BRISTOL — Lake Compounce isn't just for "daycations" anymore. The theme and water park opened its new campground July 1, inviting families to spend not only their days at the park, but their nights, as well. Bear Creek Campground, which is a...
  • Lake Compounce Plans July 4th Fireworks On July 5

    BRISTOL - Lake Compounce will host its annual fireworks display over the lake in celebration of Independence Day. Weather forced the show to be postponed a day, and it is now scheduled to start around 10 p.m. on July 5. Pyrotecnico will launch...
  • Manchester High Offers Summer Courses, Camp For Teens

    MANCHESTER — Walk-in registration sessions for Manchester High School's newly expanded summer school programming are set for June 26 and 27 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The high school has expanded its enrichment class offerings and also is hosting a...
  • Pink's Hot Dogs Coming To Lake Compounce

    Pink's Hot Dogs Coming To Lake Compounce
    Pink's Hot Dogs, seller of frankfurters of distinction in Southern California, is now looking to make a name for itself on this side of the continent. Lake Compounce in Bristol announced Friday that the big dog on the West Coast is opening a location at...
  • WAKA Social Sports: Playing Hard On And Off The Field

    WAKA Social Sports: Playing Hard On And Off The Field
    NEWINGTON — Lindsay Reiff charges home plate and kicks the red ball with a pop, running as fast as she can to first base while her teammates cheer her on under the lights of Churchill Park: "Go, go go!" With the base just a few steps away, the...
  • Más recientes adiciónes a Lake Compounce: lugares para pasar la noche

    Más recientes adiciónes a Lake Compounce: lugares para pasar la noche
    Por primera vez en 168 años, los visitantes del parque de atracciones más antiguo, continuamente operando del país, no tienen que irse después de que cierren las atracciones. Este verano, Lake Compounce planea abrir el Campamento Bear Creek, una...
  • The Beckoning Of The Indian Council Caves

    The Beckoning Of The Indian Council Caves
    I had been summoned to the Indian Council Caves. Actually any adventure with the word "Indian" draws me into the woods in search of it. But the trip to the Indian Council Caves of Barkhamsted was different. It felt more like a journey into the past...
  • STORY: Two Developers Submit Proposal For Former Resort [June 14, 2010]

    When Chester architect William Cowan looks out over the abandoned cabins and empty Olympic-sized swimming pool at the former Sunrise Resort, he sees buildings out of code, tangled overhead electrical wires and architecture that went out of style in the...
  • Our List of Halloween Events in Greater Hartford

    Our List of Halloween Events in Greater Hartford
    Trail of Terror, 60 N. Plains Hwy, Wallingford. $10-$20. Not recommended for children under age 10. Hours: Opens at approximately 7 p.m. on Oct. 11, 12, 13; 18, 19, 20; 25, 26, 27 & Nov. 1 and 2. Information: trailofterror.com. Graveyard Shift Ghost...