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Great place to watch the regatta's but don't go swimming

Beautiful lake, and a great place to watch the regatta's. This is Princeton University's home and... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2018
davidforrest2018
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San Diego, California
Fun to watch rowing team

This is a nice place to just hang and chill. Princeton rowing team uses it and if that is your... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2018
Salvatore F
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Piscataway, New Jersey
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

Beautiful lake, and a great place to watch the regatta's. This is Princeton University's home and they have one of the best crew teams in the nation. You can also watch The Hun School of Princeton's team battle it out here as well. Don't go...More

2  Thank davidforrest2018
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Reviewed 10 February 2018

This is a nice place to just hang and chill. Princeton rowing team uses it and if that is your thing, you'll like it!

Thank Salvatore F
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

This is where the University rowing team practice and hold their rowing regattas. While kayaking, In addition to being with nature, you'll encounter turtles sunny themselves, and herons. You get a view of the million dollar homes that line the shore.

Thank Jeanie H
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Reviewed 16 November 2017

It's a small lake as part of Highland Park but it cute and neat. I'd love to bring my grand kids here if it was local to me. The surrounding area is picturesque. It's a nice spot for a stroll as part of the park...More

Thank AJVaughnDOTcom
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Reviewed 6 October 2017

You can't walk ON the water, but you can walk the towpath of the D&R Canal State Park, which runs along a good length of the lake. This is part of Princeton University's campus. As such, the University shares this resource with the community for...More

2  Thank urbanguy
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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

There's something special about this lake, it makes you feel calm. One has to be here more than once to enjoy the lake. The lake is completely owned and maintained by the University, but is open for public to row, kayak or do fishing, besides...More

1  Thank YatriForever
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is a beautiful place to be whether you love the land or the water. Personally, I enjoy a good book on the water's edge and love to wait for Princeton's rowing team to appear. Peaceful waters and beautiful trees all around, you won't be...More

Thank Anita L
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Reviewed 2 February 2017

pretty lake nice tow path to walk the length of the lake When rhe lake freezes it is great for ice skating

Thank mafcp
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Reviewed 7 January 2017

Not much to say....it's a lake....it's part of the area, a nice addition....can't think of much else to say though....

Thank RickMIusa
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

It was exciting to watch the Princeton invitational regatta but hard to get a good place to watch from the banks of the river. Go early and secure a place on the bridge near the finish line for the best view.

1  Thank gloria b
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I don't kayak but have seen them out there!
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