Attractions

Family-Friendly Fun & Exciting Things to Do

Lake Compounce has invested millions in rides, roller coasters and attractions, and has added more excellent food and drink options during the recent years, making Lake Compounce more beautiful than ever. Anyone looking for fun things to do in Bristol with kids will find Lake Compounce to be the perfect destination!

Venus Vortex

Something is taking root at Lake Compounce

Journey through a dark tunnel and experience weightlessness as you suddenly plummet into the jaws of the hungry Venus Flytrap.

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Minimum Height42"
Thrill Level 4 

Boulder Dash

Voted World's #1 Wooden Coaster five times.
Race your way through the woods on this thrilling, unique mountainside coaster. A park favorite that you simply can't miss.

Height Requirement: 48".

Top Speed: 60MPH+.

Minimum Height48"
Thrill Level 4 

Phobia Phear Coaster

Face your phear on New England’s first triple launch coaster with speeds up to 65 miles per hour and a blood-chilling cobra roll 150 feet in the air! Gather your friends and conquer it together.

Height Requirement: 54" or 52" with a buddy.
Minimum Height54"
Thrill Level 4 

Rainbow Riders

Fly up, up and away and take in views of the park as you spin your balloon around and around.

Height Requirement: Under 48" must be accompanied by a buddy.
Minimum Height48"
Thrill Level 3 

The Wave Swinger

Suspending guests high in the air, this beautiful ride rotates guests in a circular, wavelike motion.

Height Requirement: 46".

Minimum Height46"
Thrill Level 3 

Rev-O-Lution

It rocks, it rolls, it spins a full 360 degrees. You'll feel like you're floating on air as the giant platform both spins and glides in two directions on a huge half-pipe-shaped track up to five stories tall!

Height Requirement: 48".

Minimum Height48"
Thrill Level 3 

Drop Zone

When your little one has the biggest need for thrills, this mini drop tower is sure to deliver.

Height Requirement: 42" or 38" if accompanied by a buddy. No more than 56” without child.

Minimum Height42"
Thrill Level 3 

Ghost Hunt

Hunt down the ghosts haunting Bleakstone Manor. Score bragging rights when you rack up the most points. Just watch out for Boocifer!

Height Requirement: 42" or accompanied by a buddy.

Minimum Height42"
Thrill Level 2 

Mammoth Falls

A water park favorite, this adventurous raft ride will thrill the whole family as you plunge down the falls.

Height Requirement: 48" or 36" with an buddy.

Minimum Height48"
Thrill Level 2 

Thunder N' Lightning

Experience weightlessness when thunder rolls and lightning strikes. Feel the 3 G’s at 60 mph and 90 ft in the air.

Height Requirement: 48".

Minimum Height48"
Thrill Level 4 

Bayou Bay

Come splash in the surf and cool off in the waves as Bayou Bay laps the shores with hundreds of thousands of gallons of irresistible water.

Height Requirement: Under 48” must wear a coast guard approved life vest.

Thrill Level 3 

Down Time

Climb 185 feet only to feel your stomach drop as you plummet toward the ground at 60mph.

Height Requirement: 52".

Biggest Drop: 185ft.

Minimum Height52"
Thrill Level 4 

Flying Elephants

A can't miss classic ride that makes a perfect family photo for unforgettable memories.

Height Requirement: 36" no more than 54".

Minimum Height36"
Thrill Level 2 

C.P. Huntington Train

Take a ride around America's Oldest Amusement Park and travel along a track that has charmed tourists for over 4,500 miles.

Height Requirement: 42" or accompanied by a buddy.

Minimum Height42"
Thrill Level 1 

Thunder Rapids

limb aboard the raft and ride the whitecaps through the beautiful, natural terrain. There's no telling who will or won't get soaked on this free-floating vessel.

Height Requirement: 42" or 36" with a buddy.

Minimum Height42"
Thrill Level 3 

Croc-O-Nile

Sit back and relax as you float along the river. Looking for a thrill? Don't miss the water slide located right inside the Lazy River.

Height Requirement: 42" or 36" with a buddy.

Minimum Height42"
Thrill Level 2 

Little Critters

A fun sized version of an all time favorite, Little Critters is a not-so-wild ride for your little drivers.

Height Requirement: Minimum 39" no more than 56".

Minimum Height39"
Thrill Level 1 

Bumper Cars

Zoom around the track and chase your friends in this classic amusement ride.

Height Requirement: 48".

Minimum Height48"
Thrill Level 3 

Little Dare Devils

Don't worry, Mom. These motorcycles only go in circles.

Height Requirement: 36" no more than 56".

Minimum Height36"
Thrill Level 1 

Drum Circus

Our smallest of thrill seekers will love Drum Circus as they twirl and spin themselves silly.

Height Requirement: 36" no more than 56".

Minimum Height36"
Thrill Level 2 

American Flyers

Fly around in our bomber themed planes as your fly to new heights.

Height Requirement: 48" or 36" with a buddy.

Minimum Height48"
Thrill Level 2 

Fantasy Carousel

A Magical Merry-Go-Round adorned with your kid's favorite animals.

Height Requirement: No more than 56" without child. Buddy may accompany child.

Minimum Height36"
Thrill Level 1 

Dino Expedition

Walk through the prehistoric paths to experience 40 foot long animatronic dinosaurs up close. The open-air fossil dig area will give even the littlest guests the chance to unearth fossils.

Zoomer's Gas n' Go

Rock around the track and travel back in time to the 1950's in our classic miniature Corvettes.

Height Requirement: 42" or accompanied by a buddy.

Minimum Height42"
Thrill Level 2 

Jolly Jester

Tiny pirates, tiny ship, big fun.

Height Requirement: Minimum 36" no more than 56".

Minimum Height36"
Thrill Level 2 

Kiddie Coaster

Ride the Wildkitten for a pint sized thrill.

Height Requirement: Minimum 36", No more than 56" without child.

Buddy may accompany child.

Minimum Height36"
Thrill Level 3 

Saw Mill Plunge

Float along swift moving water as your taken up the mountain then meander through the woods until you suddenly plunge back down, getting soaked along the way.

Height Requirement: 48" or 42" with a buddy.

Minimum Height48"
Thrill Level 3 

Giant Wheel

Day or night, our Giant Wheel provides unparalleled views of the entire park and beyond.

Height Requirement: 42" or accompanied by a buddy.

Minimum Height42"
Thrill Level 3 

Antique Carousel

Be a part of history, and ride on one of America's oldest carousels, built in 1898 and moved to Lake Compounce in 1911.

Height Requirement: 46" or with a buddy.

Minimum Height46"
Thrill Level 1 

Tunnel Twisters

Plummet your way through twists and turns and see who splashes down first.

Height Requirement: 42" and 52".
Proper swimsuit required.

Minimum Height42"
Thrill Level 3 

Clipper Cove

The ultimate water playground. Cool off under our giant 300-gallon water bucket, get blasted by the water cannons and more.

Below 40” need a buddy

Minimum Height42"
Thrill Level 2 

Anchor Bay

Looking for a relaxing spot to cool down? Anchor Bay has you covered. This wave pool is great for guests of all ages.

Height Requirement: Under 48".

Must wear a Coast Guard approved life vest.

Thrill Level 2 

Caterpillar Train

Inch along a larger than life picnic scene in the cutest caterpillar train you've ever seen!

Height Requirement: 36" no more than 54".

Minimum Height36"
Thrill Level 1 

Zoomerang

Zoom your way through the coaster's inversions then boomerang your way back.

Height Requirement: 48".
Top Speed: 45MPH+.
Biggest Drop: 125ft.

Minimum Height48"
Thrill Level 4 

Riptide Racer

Choose your color and get competitive. Race your friends side by side on this larger-than-life slide.

Height Requirement: 42"

Minimum Height42"
Thrill Level 4 

Sky Coaster

Free fall over the midway as you soar over the trees and experience a rush you've never felt before.

Height Requirement: 42".
Top Speed: 65MPH+.
Biggest Drop: 180ft.
There is an additional charge for this ride.

Minimum Height42"
Thrill Level 4 

The Trolley

Travel alongside the lake in a genuine 1911 open-air trolley.

Height Requirement: 46" or accompanied by a buddy.

Minimum Height46"
Thrill Level 2 

Wipeout

A thrilling spinning sensation.

Height Requirement: 46" or 42" if accompanied by a buddy.

Minimum Height46"
Thrill Level 3 

Twister

A twister has touched down at Lake Compounce, and you're the one in control.

Height Requirement: 48" or 38" if accompanied by a buddy.

Minimum Height48"
Thrill Level 3 

Pirate Ship

Hop aboard, mateys! This ship sways back and forth giving you the stomach dropping feeling of being on the open seas.

Height Requirement: 48" or 39" with a buddy.

Minimum Height48"
Thrill Level 3 

The Wildcat

The oldest roller coaster in New England, this classic ride has been thrilling families since 1927.

Height Requirement: 48".
Top Speed: 44MPH+.
Biggest Drop: 68ft.

Minimum Height48"
Thrill Level 4