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Jennings Beach

880 S Benson Rd, Fairfield, CT 06824-6950
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Parking fees are running a scam here

The beach itself was nice enough. All the amenities you would look for, clean bathrooms, nice... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Annette M
Surprisingly Good, Go on a Weekday if You Can

Pleasantly surprised with this beach. Large, clean and not terribly rocky. (There are some, don't... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Hilary M
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  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
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880 S Benson Rd, Fairfield, CT 06824-6950
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"long island sound"
in 8 reviews
"concession stand"
in 6 reviews
"snack bar"
in 5 reviews
"low tide"
in 4 reviews
"large parking lot"
in 2 reviews
"picnic tables"
in 2 reviews
"new england"
in 2 reviews
"off season"
in 2 reviews
"great place"
in 2 reviews
"marina"
in 6 reviews
"sand"
in 13 reviews
"summer"
in 11 reviews
"residents"
in 7 reviews
"shells"
in 5 reviews
"restrooms"
in 5 reviews
"shore"
in 4 reviews
"homes"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The beach itself was nice enough. All the amenities you would look for, clean bathrooms, nice beach, HOWEVER, the parking authority seems to be running a scam. I arrived at 9:00 AM on Sunday. There was no one at the gate to collect payment for...More

5  Thank Annette M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pleasantly surprised with this beach. Large, clean and not terribly rocky. (There are some, don't get me wrong, but I was able to walk around barefoot) Facilities are nice and right next to the beach so you don't have to trek far to bathrooms or...More

Thank Hilary M
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Reviewed June 25, 2018

I grew up going to the beach in Fairfield every Summer. Long Island Sound in this area is absolutely beautiful. The water is warm during the summer, and since it's in the sound, you can enjoy the experience of low tide even more.

4  Thank Willowkara
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Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

If you dont want to pay the parking fee you can go to the marina adjacent to the beach . There is a state lot at the marina called the open space lot .it is free to park here but a very long walk to...More

3  Thank Gilbert R
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Reviewed March 28, 2018

I spent time at Jennings beach during a recent visit to Fairfield, Ct. I am a shell collector and enjoyed a wonderful walk on the beach. I found lots of shells! The beach was clean and well maintained. We also enjoyed a walk out on...More

1  Thank Megrdillon
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Reviewed January 22, 2018

Have lived in town many years, just a beach... no scenic or memorable features like at nearby (Milford) or State Park beaches

Thank CrimsonEagleDelight
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Reviewed January 13, 2018

I enjoyed my time at Jennings Beach. The sand (at least away from the water) is nice and comfy. Also, there is a snack bar that serves lunch and frozen treats. There is a large pavilion that hosts events. I recommend this for anyone. You...More

1  Thank lukesawyer985
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Reviewed December 7, 2017

Very nice for children, wide, calm, there is a nice playground close to the parking.It is a place to rest and enjoy.

Thank Matilde I
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Reviewed December 5, 2017

It was off season when I went, but my dog was with me and everyone around was extremely friendly. It was quite and very empty. We enjoyed our time walking the beach alone.

Thank Brittani G
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Reviewed November 17, 2017

My son had his beautiful wedding here, with ceremony overlooking the water. Continues to be a great walking beach and family friendly.

Thank local853
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