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Ocean Beach Park

98 Neptune Ave, New London, CT 06320-2835
+1 860-447-3031
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awesome day

great family place loved the nature trail be sure to walk through found a spot to jump off marsh... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
Kerry C
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Plainville
Great summer visit!

Enjoyable day at the beach. We didn't use any of the amenities (other than rest room and show/rinse... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Grampywraith
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Pittsfield, Massachusetts
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New England's finest beach and boardwalk attractions including mini golf course, rides, water slides, kiddy spray park, olympic pool, arcade, gift shop, food concessions, cafe with restaurant, banquet and catering facilities, picnic area, health club, nature walk
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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“mini golf” (31 reviews)
“water slides” (35 reviews)
“ocean beach” (52 reviews)
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98 Neptune Ave, New London, CT 06320-2835
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+1 860-447-3031
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

great family place loved the nature trail be sure to walk through found a spot to jump off marsh and water was deep enough to dive and jump lots of mussels and crabs to find rides for little ones pool was nice good place for...More

Thank Kerry C
David S, General Manager at Ocean Beach Park, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Thanks so much for your great review. We sincerely appreciate it. We do ask that you don't jump of dive from the marsh so please do be careful

Reviewed 9 August 2017

Enjoyable day at the beach. We didn't use any of the amenities (other than rest room and show/rinse station). Sand is clean and awesome. View is to die for ---- watched sailboats, speed boats, wave runners, ferries, etc... lots to see! At low tide the...More

Thank Grampywraith
David S, General Manager at Ocean Beach Park, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Thanks so much for your great review and description of the park. So nice to hear you enjoyed your experience and come back on a regular basis. We look forward to your next trip!

Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Here's the thing, Ocean Beach has been around for a very very long time. It's a simple Boardwalk with some activities to do with a quiet little beach attached to it. It gives you a great idea of what New England is all about. My...More

1  Thank Emilyblueeyes19
David S, General Manager at Ocean Beach Park, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Thanks so much for your great review and description of OPP. Love hearing that your grandparents met here. That's just awesome! We hope to see you here again soon!

Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Great park. Make sure to bring ur own food to eat. Staff were great especially lifeguards. Prizes for water slide were reasonable for the Olympic pool size $8 seems a bit much our family didn't budge in. Arcades are great!

Thank Luis S
David S, General Manager at Ocean Beach Park, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Thanks so much for your review and thoughts! We appreciate it

Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

I was truly impressed, it wasn't what I remembered, I used to go when I was a kid. It was so much better the sand the boardwalk the pool (did not use pool or other attractions) my family and I enjoyed the beach instead. I...More

2  Thank fdjr
David S, General Manager at Ocean Beach Park, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2017

Thanks so much for your thoughts...nice to hear from someone who returned after visiting as a kid. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 22 July 2017

Just wondering if we are able to enjoy time on the beach in early Sept? Planning a trip to Mystic after the crowds of summer have gone, would still enjoy some salt air and sun.More

Thank threezacharm714
David S, General Manager at Ocean Beach Park, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2017

Hello, Our season ends on Labor Day every year so there are no lifeguards so no swimming is allowed after that day. The attractions etc also close then. The beach, park and boardwalk are available all year during sunlight hours. We hope to see you...More

Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Had a nice day. We were able to swim and pick some nice shells and rocks. Lots of parking. Lifeguards were attentive. The only thing I did not like were the bathrooms. Disgusting and there was even a worker in there bit sure why it...More

1  Thank Stacey H
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

As a family we first visited this beach at the weekend, it was packed. We still found space to set up our towels and umbrella. We didn't have to wait long for food or for drinks. The queues for the bathrooms were long. But as...More

Thank lennie21
David S, General Manager at Ocean Beach Park, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2017

Thanks so much for your review and comments. We appreciate it and hope you can visit again soon!

Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

It's a 5 stars so much fun the water slide was crazy what an amazing place to have fun with family and friends we will back back for sure...So much to write but you have to experience it for yourself...Go visit you won't regret it...

Thank Toni T
David S, General Manager at Ocean Beach Park, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2017

Thanks so much for your great review and comments. We appreciate your recommendation to visit!

Reviewed 5 July 2017

Visited Ocean Beach with my family on the 4th of July as we were staying in the area from out of state and wanted to try a Connecticut beach. Ocean Beach is very pretty with plenty of amenities, but apparently is incredibly crowded on holidays....More

1  Thank Karen K
David S, General Manager at Ocean Beach Park, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2017

Thanks so much for your review. fyi July 4th this year was our busiest day in decades so your experience with those crowds is unusual. We hope to see you again soon!

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sharonlaflamme
6 September 2017|
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Response from Kerry C | Reviewed this property |
I went on a weekday fee was $17 not sure after labor day you can check there website
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c0leman5
21 August 2017|
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Response from David S | Property representative |
Hello, We do allow boogie boards and flotation devices at the beach as long as they are used safely and don't affect the safety or enjoyment of your kids or others. We always caution people that they are not safety devices... More
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charitylee6
15 August 2017|
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Response from David S | Property representative |
Thanks for the help! We do have changing rooms and technically the beach is at the mouth of Long Island sound so we enjoy the salt water of the Atlantic with calmer water than some other places. We hope to see you soon!
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