Hidden Lake Association


Higganum, CT


Latest News:

The next meeting of the Board of Governors will be held on April 27th, 7:00 pm at Burr Elementary School.

The Annual Meeting of the Hidden Lake Association will be held on Sunday, May 15th, 1:00 pm at the Town Hall Annex (next to the old jailhouse), Turkey Hill Road, Haddam. Look for the mailing that will come out shortly. It is expected that there will be a vacancy open on the Board of Governors. Volunteers who may be interested in a seat on the Board, or who would be interested in serving as an officer may contact us at the email address at the bottom of this page if they have any questions.

We are also on FaceBook. Click the link to get there: https://www.facebook.com/hiddenlakect

The 2015-16 Septic pumping list is now available on this site. Click on the "Septic Pumping" button above. Postcards have been mailed out to members who are on the list.


Reminder: Motorized recreational vehicles, including snowmobiles, jetskis, or boats, kayaks, canoes, etc. with any kind of motor (ex: gas and electric) are not permitted on the lake. The lake itself is owned by the Hidden Lake Association, Inc., and use of the lake by members of the association is subject to the bylaws. Please read below:

Motors. A friendly reminder that use of any motors on boats, canoes, jetskis, or other recreational vehicles such as snowmobiles in the winter, is prohibited.   
Section 41-A. The propelling of boats or other recreational vehicles (year round) on Hidden Lake by a gasoline engine, Diesel engine, a steam engine, an alcohol engine, a kerosene, or an electrical engine, whether of portable type or built-in, is prohibited. This shall not prohibit the use by the association of any power engine in a utility boat or a police boat.


Lycott Environmental 2014 Year-End Report concerning aquatic plant management is available in PDF format on the Meeting Minutes and Lake Report pages.

The 2015-16 Septic pumping list is available now on the Septic Pumping page. Postcards have been mailed out to all members who are due to have their systems pumped. Remember that this is a mandatory service that is provided by the Association and paid for out of tax receipts. Our contractor, Cahill Septic Service, will also inspect your system and provide a report to the Town of Haddam via Chatham Health.

A reminder that dogs and other pets are not permitted on the beach at any time, per our bylaws.

There have been reported incidents of non-members accessing the lake with kayaks, canoes, and boats brought in by car or truck. Besides the fact that these people are tresspassing on our lake, these incidents increase the risk of our lake becoming contaminated with invasive weeds such as Eurasian milfoil. Invasive weeds can take over a lake in a short period of time and are difficult and expensive to eradicate. If you witness an occurrence, try to obtain the registration number, vehicle description, and location, and notify the State Police that there are tresspassers on the lake (the lake is posted against tresspassing). We advise against confronting the violators yourself, based upon past experiences of some lake members. We would appreciate it if you would also notify the Association via the email link at the bottom of this page. Thanks for your help.

The Meeting Minutes and Annual Meeting pages are now password protected. If you would like a username and password to access these pages, please email the webmaster at the link shown near the bottom of this page. In your email, please include the property owner name, property address, and your name and address. Upon verification that you are a HLA member, we will send you the username and password to access these pages.

The Hidden Lake Association Board of Governors Meets monthly on the last Wednesday (except November and May) of the month at Burr Elementary School at 7:00 pm during the school year. The BOG does not normally meet during the month of December. Meetings are subject to cancellation or date changes depending upon BOG members' availability to meet a quorum. Meetings during the summer are usually held at BOG members' homes. BOG meetings are open to HLA members. If you would like to bring a matter before a meeting, or are interested in the time and date of a meeting, email us below.


Welcome to the website of the Hidden Lake Association. This site was created to help share information of interest to the residents and taxpayers who reside within the limits of the Hidden Lake Association boundaries.

We welcome feedback to help us design a site that will help meet the needs of all members of the Association. Please feel free to contact us with your suggestions and contributions.


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