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Lake Compounce

Photos of the Connecticut Amusement Park, Lake Compounce

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As evidenced by the pictures in this photo gallery, Lake Compounce is loaded with charm. The oldest, continuously operating amusement park in the United States is surrounded by a mountain and (not surprisingly) a lake, and makes the most of its natural resources.
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The traditional charm begins at the main entrance to lake Compounce as a carousel horse greets visitHorse at the Starting GateLake Compounce has the distinction of being the oldest, continuously operating amusement park in theLong on FunThe vintage wooden coaster, Wildcat, dates back to 1927 and has been bringing thrills to many generaWildcat Climbs the HillWildcat climbs 85 feet and has a first drop of 78 feet.Wildcat's First Drop
Wildcat, the classic wooden coaster at Lake Compounce, enters its first turnaround.Wildcat on the ProwlA double-out-and-back coaster, Wildcat makes its way back to the loading station.Wildcat Heads HomeLake Compounce has a lovely restored trolley that is powered by overhead electric lines.Streetcar ServiceA boat plies the waters of Lake Compounce.Lake Excursion
The Sky Ride takes a half-hour journey up Southington Mountain.Touch the SkyLake Compounce's Thunder Rapids sends passengers through a whitewater course.Rapids TransitThe spinning rafts of Thunder Rapids get all riders wet--and some get soaked.Dry is Not an OptionQuite a Water Hazard

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