Candlewood Lake Recreation

Boating

Boating

Candlewood Lake attracts many boaters from many areas. It's important that you know and follow the rules for Candlewood Lake BEFORE arriving here. LEARN MORE!

Water Sports

Water Sports

Skiing, tubing, boarding...you name it, it's done on Candlewood Lake! Our lake is a very popular spot to fine tune your water sports skills and maybe even impress your friends. LEARN MORE!

Hiking

Hiking

There are numerous hiking opportunities around Candlewood Lake, as well as nearby which we hope you take advantage of while here. LEARN MORE!

Camping

Camping

Camping is PROHIBITED on Candlewood Lake and enforced. You are not allowed to camp or build fires on the islands or wooded areas of the Lake. LEARN MORE!

Paddle Sports

Paddle Sports

Looking to see Candlewood Lake at a slower pace, and get some exercise at the same time? Pick your favorite paddle sport - kayaking, canoeing, stand up paddleboarding...whatever...and explore the wonders of Candlewood Lake! LEARN MORE!

Fishing

Fishing

Candlewood Lake offers great fishing opportunities. It's one of the top smallmouth bass fishing lakes in the USA, as well as a great lake to fish for trout and numerous other species. LEARN MORE!

Diving

Diving

Diver down! Being man made, Candlewood Lake is a popular dive spot due to the many artifacts beneath its waters. LEARN MORE!