Mindy and I have been lucky enough to have a boat on Candlewood Lake for the last 35 years. Our kids grew up on the lake tubing behind our various watercraft and have learned to love it too. I've written so many articles about the lake, from how it was built back in 1926 to a leftover town called Jerusalem that sits at the bottom.

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From numerous sunset photos to rainbows, I've tried to capture the essence of the largest lake in the State of Connecticut. This article is a pictorial of what kind of "creatures" live and plays on one of Connecticut's most valuable resources, Candlewood Lake.

The Captivating Creatures of Candlewood Lake

The Candlewood Lake Chronicles: Exploring Vaughn's Neck

Vaughn's Neck is located smack dab in the middle of the northern part of Candlewood Lake, separating the New Fairfield/Sherman side from the Brookfield/New Milford side.

Virtual Tour of New Fairfield Summer Camp for Sale on Candlewood Lake

Camp Candlewood was a Girl Scout camp for many years in New Fairfield, CT. The camp sits on the shores of Candlewood Lake, the largest lake in the Nutmeg State. The Girl Scouts of Connecticut decided to sell the property along with Camp Katoya in Milford and use money from the sale to improve other Girl Scout facilities. 

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