Amston Lake, CT

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Amston Lake


Town(s): Hebron CT, Lebanon CT
County: New London, Tolland

Size: 188 acres
Average Depth: 15 feet
Maximum Depth: 28 feet

Boating Allowed: Kayaks, Canoes, Sail Boats, Electric Motor Boats, Gas Engines Prohibited, Other Restrictions
Boating Comments: Gas motors of any kind are not allowed. See http://www.amstonlake.org/images/stories/pdfs/2012%20boat%20rule%20and%20ordinances.pdf
Swimming: Swimming Allowed, No Restrictions

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Amston Lake is a beautiful 188-acre lake located in the towns of Hebron, Lebanon and Colchester, Connecticut. The water is crystal clear because gas motors of any kind are not allowed. Amston Lake is a tax district formed by the Connecticut legislature in 2002.There are over 800 property owners in the Amston Lake District. About half of the houses are year-round and half seasonal. However, on the Hebron side of the lake, about 70% are year-round, while on the Lebanon side, 70% are seasonal. There are two groups that make Amston Lake work well for its residents. The first is referred to as the Amston Lake District (ALD). It consists of a 9 member board that is responsible for governing the district. Their mission statement is to promote lake health and resident safety. In the left side window lists and explains their particular activities in detail. The other group is referred to as the Amston Lake Association (ALA). It is a voluntary group that is responsible for upkeeping the clubhouse and putting on activities that make for a varied social life. The lake, Main Beach, Lollipop Beach, and seven small rights of way are owned by the Amston Lake District. These properties are available for the use of lake residents and their guests. The lake and beaches are managed by Reggie Miles, a long-time Amston resident with many years of service to the community. Golfing, great restaurants, shopping as well as numerous parks and trails are nearby.

Water Quality: No Known Issues, Town/State Monitoring
Vegetation Growth: Minimal
Non-native Species: Unknown

Fish Species: Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Chain Pickerel, Black Crappie, White Perch, Sunfish, Bridle Shiner

Boat Access: Primarily Car-top boats & Canoes
Parking Spaces: 21-40

Shoreline Development: 75-100%