Bantam Lake

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Bantam Lake
Location Border of Morris, Connecticut and Litchfield, Connecticut
Coordinates 41°42′11″N 73°13′26″W / 41.703°N 73.224°W / 41.703; -73.224
BANTAM LAKE Latitude and Longitude:

41°42′11″N 73°13′26″W / 41.703°N 73.224°W / 41.703; -73.224
Type lake
Surface area 947 acres (383 ha)

Bantam Lake is the 947-acre (3.83 km2) [1] largest natural lake in Connecticut, located in the towns of Morris and Litchfield. Much of the land at the northern end of the lake, including the peninsula of Marsh Point, is protected by the White Memorial Foundation and home to a wide array of bird species. [2] It is lined by campgrounds, [3] camps for kids and has facilities for various water sports. [4] The lake also has two public beaches, Morris Town Beach [5] and Sandy Beach. [6]

It is home to the Bantam Lake Ski Club, [7] the oldest, continuously operating water ski club in the United States, as well as the Litchfield Hills Rowing Club [8] which offers Summer and Fall (high school) and Masters programs.


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