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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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Pleasant and peaceful

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Joseph1319
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Monroe, Connecticut
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Monroe, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Milford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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Shelton
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Milford, Connecticut
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

How many state parks boast an island that you can actually walk to! Charles Island is the jewel in the crown of Silver Sands. Free parking to boot! Bring your picnic and chairs and watch the sailboats and kite boarders making the most of the breezes. If you plan it correctly you can walk out to the island at low... More 

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New Britain, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here one morning to meet the sun. Wasn't disappointed. Very clean. At low tide you can find countless amounts of shells. Great boardwalk.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

I've been going to this beach for a long time. It just gets better and better. Free parking. A beautiful clean beach & a boardwalk to walk to Walnut Beach.

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Milford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Nice state park, with lots of parking. No cost free to get in. Room for sports, grills installed to use and porta pottys. Great water and Island views. No food sold

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Milford, Connecticut
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Only positive is nice long boardwalk and free parking. Other than that it's an average beach with no other facilities or attractions. Being Milford on I-95, If city can develop it like Hammonasset state park, it will be a big crowd puller against those packed long island beaches and nice stop on I-95. Water is not great for swimming here.

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