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Sherwood Island State Park

Sherwood Island Connector, Westport, CT 06880
+1 203-226-6983
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It's the People, Not the Park

The problem my family had with our visit today was the litter and the filthy condition of the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Christina V
New Milford, Connecticut
Lovely place by the sound

Great place to get some air and open views. Wheelchair accessible parking and paths. Free off... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2017
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  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“off season” (18 reviews)
“nice beach” (11 reviews)
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Sherwood Island Connector, Westport, CT 06880
+1 203-226-6983
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The problem my family had with our visit today was the litter and the filthy condition of the bathroom, which all point to the disrespectful visitors to what would otherwise be a nice little park. Trash on the beach, trash in the water - it's...More

1  Thank Christina V
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Great place to get some air and open views. Wheelchair accessible parking and paths. Free off season.

Thank Accessible4u
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Beautiful place to walk or to take a picnic, gorgeous views of Long Island Sound. The beach is really pretty. There is also a nature center open in season. Carload passes available.

Thank Exptraveler2013
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

If you visit this park in the fall or spring you are going to enjoy the place. It has nice paved paths along the shore and next to the grass fields. During the season they charge for parking and it gets pretty crowded and noisy.

Thank Tibi N
Reviewed 11 April 2017

It's main attraction is the 9-11 Memorial. Pulls at your heart strings and begs for reflection. Many easy to walk hiking trails. Beautiful Long Island sound views. Friendly people. They all said Hi. Pleanty of parking spots. Worth more than one visit.

Thank 319kathleenw
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Great walking paths. Windy in winter months. Be advised that in the off season facilities are limited to one "family" bathroom.

Thank Nellie144
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is a terrific Conn state park, with Ct's 9/11 memorial. You can enjoy the beach, the playfields picnic sites to have a terrific day and right off of Exit 18 of I-95

Thank pharris99
Reviewed 26 December 2016

This is a peaceful state park with very moderate crowds and a great view. It's also nice in the off season, when the Connecticut weather suggests long walks on the beach without a plunge into the water,

1  Thank Dean H
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Something for everyone and every season. Really nice picnic areas, although some benches/tables are pretty shot. Very decent parking and easy to access off I-95. Beach is pretty decent and you can take a nice walk through the park to walk off those hot dogs...More

Thank Tim B
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We had never been here and were nearby and decided to visit. It is fall so there was no charge for entry. There is a runway and area for flying radio controlled planes. It was fun to watch. The beach is broad and compact with...More

Thank Fran F
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24 July 2016|
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Response from mikewatts1 | Reviewed this property |
Being on the "sound" it a protected waterway. There are no waves. It is however a wonderful beach in an upscale CT town.
17 September 2015|
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Response from Bradt255 | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are allowed starting October 1. Its's a good size park and there are walking trails that you can take your dog on. I've been there with my dog and it's been really nice. Hope you enjoy your time there.