Something for everyone

Lake Compounce is the oldest, continuously-operating amusement park in North America, having its genesis more than 165 years ago in 1846! The park has invested millions in rides and attractions during the recent years, and today is more beautiful than ever. Among other famous attractions, Lake Compounce is home to Boulder Dash, which has been voted the world’s #1 wooden roller coaster, as well as Connecticut’s largest water park. At “The Lake,” there are more rides, attractions, and FUN than anyone can experience in just one day...whether you’re young or just young at heart.

  • Roller Coasters & Thrill Rides
  • Water Rides
  • Classic & Kiddie Rides
  • Shows

Boulder Dash

Voted World's #1 Wooden Coaster.

Height Requirement: 48"
Top Speed: 60MPH+

Down Time

60 mph, 185 foot drop.

Height Requirement: 52"
Biggest Drop: 185ft


Spin in just about every direction possible.

Height Requirement: 54"

Pirate Ship

Tossed like a ship in a perfect storm.

Height Requirement: 48" or 39" with an adult.


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"

Sky Coaster

Soar over the midway and enjoy the rush.

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

The Wave Swinger

Grab a swing, go for a fling!

Height Requirement: 46"

The Wildcat

Thrilling families since 1927.

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

Thunder N' Lightning

Experience 3 G’s at 60 mph and 90 ft in the air.

Height Requirement: 48"

Thunder Rapids

Ride the whitecaps through the natural terrain. You will get soaked on this ride!

Height Requirement: 42" or 36" with an adult


A raging vortex, and you're the spin doctor!

Height Requirement: 46" or 38" if accompanied by an adult


A thrilling spinning sensation.

Height Requirement: 46" or 42" if accompanied by an adult


A boomerang coaster with lots of zoom.

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

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