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Silver Sands State Park

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Address: 1 Silver Sands Park Way, Milford, CT
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+1 203-735-4311
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Boardwalk

Even in the windy weather, a beautiful walk Would love to go back in the summertime. You can walk to the island that is connected to the beach. We actually kayaked there one... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Nimit P
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Even in the windy weather, a beautiful walk Would love to go back in the summertime. You can walk to the island that is connected to the beach. We actually kayaked there one summer

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Thank Nimit P
milford, United States
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great strides along the beach... the walkway nicely maintained, some liter along the way but great to bring the stroller and enjoy.

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Thank Angelique G
Milford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love going for walks at Silver Sands. Quiet, peaceful, great view of Charles Island and Long Island. In the summer, weekends are very busy and the park nears capacity. This is the only state park at this time that does not charge an entrance fee ( state is discussing charging).

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Thank Gary K
New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The beach and the boardwalk are very clean and inviting. We visited in the winter right before a storm and it was very windy. The sand was nice and golden, not too many shells. You get a nice view of the whole beach and the small island not too far off. The surrounding park has benches and picnic tables where... More 

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Thank Michafog13
Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easy walk on the boardwalk, with nice breezes off the Long Island sound. Time it with low tide, and walk out to Charles Island.

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Thank JohnW1959
Monroe, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

A gem close to home. This state park is still in the ruff., no concessions etc. If you want a place to relax during a nice day go to Silver Sands. We love to park and read a book and look out on the Sound. Lots of walkers . The summer weekend are very busy.

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Thank Joseph1319
Milford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

Beach, Boardwalk, Scenery. Low key outing. Limited activities but a nice place to just, relax. No Cost to get in.

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Thank colemanharbor
Shelton
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Hidden away off Route ! in milford is this gem of a beach. Great for all fun family activities and also no activity if that is what suits you..

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Thank Michael W
Milford, Connecticut
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Nice sandy beach and the water is clean. limited facilities but the entrance is free so what would you expect. Charles island is closed when it is warm enough to swim and it is easy to get stuck there at high tide. There is not much to see as all past structures have been flattened long ago by storms. There... More 

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Orange, CT
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

I love taking walks at Silver Sands State Park. Beautiful view and nice boardwalk. Make sure to bring your camera to capture the scenery. Easy free parking.

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