Great Hollow Lake takes up one side of Wolfe Park, with its own entrance off Purdy Hill Road.
Visitors enjoy…More relaxing and sunbathing on the sandy, 700-foot beach and swimming in the 16-acre lake, which was constructed and excavated from 1972 to 1976 as a welcome addition to William E. Wolfe Park.</p>
<p>Aside from swimming, the body of water is used for rowboats and fishing. It is recognized as a trout park and is stocked by the state of Connecticut.</p>
<p>Hikers can walk a three-quarter-mile path around Great Hollow Lake, and the beach area has a concession stand with lunch food, snacks and cold drinks.</p>