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City beach with good sand, concession stand, and fishing is allowed.

Good place to watch the ferries go up and down Thames River. Concession stand has new management... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
Trod1952
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Groton, Connecticut
Great family beach

The sand is soft and the life guards are a welcome addition to our swimming safety...great food at... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2018
devele44
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Groton, Connecticut
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  • Excellent47%
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“snack bar” (7 reviews)
“thames river” (7 reviews)
LOCATION
Beach Pond Road, Groton, CT
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Good place to watch the ferries go up and down Thames River. Concession stand has new management after the family that did it for years decided to stop following a loss in the family. The beach is free during fall, winter and spring. Can be...More

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Reviewed 15 January 2018

The sand is soft and the life guards are a welcome addition to our swimming safety...great food at the snack bar during summer months...ample parking...and fishing is available there year round

Thank devele44
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

Didn't use the beach, but the adjacent park provides a wonderful spot to see the New London Harbour Lighthouse and the New London Ledge Lighthouse as well as the high speed (40 mph) ferry from Block Island and the car ferries sailing across the Long...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2017

Beach is very well maintained and the grounds and restaurant are just wonderful. Food is very inexpensive, staff is super friendly and the entire beach grounds are non-smoking, very nice.

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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Busy beach in the summer, parking rates apply mid June through Labor Day. If you go a lot, you can purchase a pass for the summer. Zberski house can be rented for small events. There is also a concession stand with the usual beach food....More

Thank Pamela T
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Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

This is for the locals: This beach is so expensive, we all know this. I never visit during the day but you used to be able to drive in after 6, not have to pay a beach fee and just get a nice dinner by...More

Thank kristineregine
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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

When people come to visit Mystic, they always wonder where the beaches are.... this is it. Our own little piece of paradise with a white sandy beach, playground and best beach food around. Handmade burgers and New England clam chowda that is better than any...More

1  Thank Jeannine B
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Cool breeze and a perfect place to view the sunset. Enjoying a walk and the view makes this place more beautiful

1  Thank vasu87
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Reviewed 6 April 2017

Small scenic outcropping in Groton. Beautiful camera shots with sea birds and water vegetation. Great place to be alone with your thoughts.

Thank PABuckeyeFans
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

I've live in Groton for years and have watched a inane rules, fear of law suits and lack of upkeep have taken all the fun out of Eastern Point Beach. Two beautiful rafts have disappeared after a brief stint, the waterline is often lined with...More

2  Thank orion1248
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