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Quiet walk

If youre looking for a quiet walk or a day with the little ones, this place is great. They are... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dimitry K
SeaTac, Washington
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lovely park

Currently in the midst of "improvements", but a wonderful board walk along the edge of LI Sound... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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1 Silver Sands Park Way, Milford, CT 06460
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Currently in the midst of "improvements", but a wonderful board walk along the edge of LI Sound, shore birds to see

Thank cruisingqueen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was a great place to explore, and see animals with my 10yr old! Millions of shells on the beach to look at, and she found hermit crabs during low tide.

Thank Vacation268237
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If youre looking for a quiet walk or a day with the little ones, this place is great. They are expanding it as well. A myriad of wild plants, insects, birds and seashells will give your kid something to do while you enjoy some rare...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful day at the beach. For families, couples and friends. At low tide you can actually walk over to an island. Water was warm today. Also heard the fishing is fab

Thank Mr10701
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

Too hot to stay in the city so we drove an easy 30 minutes from New Haven. The parking was free with plenty of space. We walked along the boardwalk for about a mile until we came to Walnut beach. Stayed for the afternoon, even...More

Thank Gaynor B
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

Very nice beach and boardwalk, water seemed clean. A very nice area to visit. We didn’t stay long because the beach was closing shortly after we arrived!

Thank SDP556
Reviewed August 30, 2018

if you want to run without pets and people getting in the way then silver sands is the place to go. It has a great boardwalk and in the mornings its the best time.

Thank TinaConnecticut
Reviewed August 27, 2018

A great place to go for an afternoon stroll to relax and take in the breezes off long island sound.The weekends are usually packed with beach goers enjoying nice weather.Stay all day or go for a walk along the boardwalk either way take in all...More

Thank Lj G
Reviewed August 20, 2018

Nice sandy beach with a gong boardwalk.Awesome place to stroll the beach and enjoy the sights. Plenty of parking and picnic tables

1  Thank Cath430
Reviewed August 16, 2018

Silver Sands State Park just keeps on getting better and better! Beautiful area, lots of walking areas to enjoy the views and the water. Great place for a picnic, watch the tides go in and out, and of course the beautiful sunsets!

Thank 841kathyk
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June 25, 2018|
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Response from 2see2sea | Reviewed this property |
When I went a few weeks ago they did not have a park entrance fee and we did not have to pay to park! :D It looks like they're doing construction to the parking lot so this may change, but when I went it was free!
April 2, 2018|
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Response from John W | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can, but it is dangerous. People have drowned doing this and misjudging the current even if the water is low..
Jessica B
March 9, 2018|
Response from Catherine D | Reviewed this property |
I don't know what the exact rules are, but I've seen people walk their dogs on the boardwalk and on the Walnut Beach side. I don't think people really care as long as you clean up after your dog.