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Twin Lakes Association

Caring for the Twin Lakes of Salisbury, Connecticut, for More Than a Century

Keep the Lakes Fun for All

  • Treat all boaters, lake residents, and wildlife with respect and consideration.
  • Sound carries over water. Turn down the music, especially in the early and late evening and if your boat has externally facing speakers.
  • When anchoring with other boats, stay 500 feet offshore and consider tying up where there are few homes nearby.
  • Avoid large wakes, and casting near docks, boats, and swimmers.
  • Follow safe-boating rules and keep the lakes trash free.


The Twin Lakes Association is a volunteer-based nonprofit that manages the lakes in a scientifically sound manner balancing the interests of all concerned. We sponsor scientific studies, publish long-term management plans, engage with other lake associations across the state to advocate best practices, and more. The lakes are in the northwest corner and serve as an important freshwater resource for Connecticut. We are an outdoors oriented community with interests from hiking, cycling and fishing to skiing, paddling and kayaking.

This July 4 photo from Zac Staffiere won first place in the TLA 2021 “reunions and celebrations” photo contest. Second place went to Rachel Vogus for her picture of a grandfather-granddaughter reunion.

In Season Fall colors on display. Enjoy this livestream.


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Happy spring! We just announced the 2022 photo contest. Theme is "activities." Submit photos via Instagram tagging twinlakesasssociation or #TLAphoto22

Register now for three talks on threats to the lakes. https://t.co/u21aD7Y7WP

Amazing Experiences

Twin Lakes provides diverse experiences for outdoor-minded people. The area has a large sampling of birds and other wildlife. There are hiking trails and cycling routes. The lakes attract people who fish as well as those who like to boat, tube, swim, kayak, paddle and ski.

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Twin Lakes are in the Northwest corner of Connecticut in the foothils of the Berkshire Mountains, a two or three hour drive from both New York City and Boston.