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Lake Zoar, Newtown

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Water Body · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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Lake Zoar is a recreational body of water that offers chances to enjoy fishing, hiking, and biking. Also there, a boat launching site. This lake was created in 1919 by a dam, and to this day remains subject to seasonal and periodic water level fluctuations. For Lake Zoar and beyond, use our Newtown trip planner to get the most from your Newtown vacation.
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TripAdvisor
  • Lots to do, fish, water ski, swim. Lots of little areas with rope swings and fun. Always enjoy the sand bar with friends on weekends in the summer 
    Lots to do, fish, water ski, swim. Lots of little areas with rope swings and fun. Always enjoy the sand bar with friends on weekends in the summer  more »
  • Stopped by on way to a job site and had breakfast. Very good eats, Had their burgers before and love the Zore burger with gorgonzola! Excellent! 
    Stopped by on way to a job site and had breakfast. Very good eats, Had their burgers before and love the Zore burger with gorgonzola! Excellent!  more »
  • This lake is for hard-core partiers--there's even a little island where people can just drink all day in the water--and brave, if foolhardy, water skiers and their drivers. Weekends are particularly.....  more
    This lake is for hard-core partiers--there's even a little island where people can just drink all day in the water--and brave, if foolhardy, water skiers and their drivers. Weekends are particularly.....  more »
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  • It's just simple my favorite place to go for summer
  • so scenic
  • Great 7 mile hike!
  • If water is what you're after, this lake has plenty.
  • Not an easy walk. It’s a hike. And it’s not a leveled path, contrary to what someone posted. Steep inclines and declines. Not suited for beginners or small children. Witnessed a mother struggling to walk with her children.

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