Lake Wintergreen - Kayaking
Lake Wintergreen is great for beginners who would love to just explore Kayaking for the first time. Lake Wintergreen is a beautiful lake with calm 44-arces of waters that provides a scenic day that is perfect for those who would love to pick up a new hobby such as Kayaking without feeling the fear or pressure of having to be an expert.
Lake Wintergreen has a distance of 3.5 miles around West Rock Ridge State Park.
Destination Distance From Downtown
Lake Wintergreen at West Rock Ridge State Park is rated 2 stars for its calm waters and accessible lunch boating location. The Lake itself is 44-arces and the waters are quite calm.
Time To Complete
It takes about 30 to 50 minutes to circuit around Lake Wintergreen depending on weather conditions and your paddle speed. If you are a beginner the travel time would depend also on your abilities. Each person is unique to their experience on Lake Wintergreen, however, the lake is great for both experts and learners.
Spring, Summer, and Fall
The best times to visit Lake Wintergreen at West Rock Ridge State Park is spring, summer, and fall. The fall is quite beautiful. With the autumn leaves reflecting upon the water it makes the Kayaking experience interesting and visually appealing.
On Leash Only
West Rock Ridge State Park is a dog friendly park, however, all dogs must be on a leash at all times.
Lake Wintergreen at West Rock Ridge State Park is free for all visitors. Parking at the Lake Wintergreen entrance is free throughout the year. Visitors be aware that to get to the boat launching section one has to walk a 200-foot distance down a gravel road.