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Walnut Beach

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Address: 113 E Broadway, Milford, CT 06460-6102
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This beach is really pretty. Dogs aren't allowed on it because it's not safe for them. The seaweed can make them really sick if they eat it. Of course, the ocean is gorgeous... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Shannon K
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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38 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This beach is really pretty. Dogs aren't allowed on it because it's not safe for them. The seaweed can make them really sick if they eat it. Of course, the ocean is gorgeous. Incredible views here.

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24 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

This beach is a nice beach. In my opinion one of the nicest in CT. The people are very friendly. The only down side is if you plan on staying the day you have to pay $15 to park unless you are a resident. There is street parking but it is only for two hours and the police do check.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Great place to bring your family. It is clean and has a beautiful boardwalk that brings you to silver sands state park.

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Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Walnut Beach, in Milford, CT, is a great spot for a family day or play date. There is ample nearby parking, both for residents and non-residents (non-residents have a fee or can park on the street for free!), bathrooms, and plenty of room on the beach to spread out and enjoy. It is a great meeting spot for families of... More 

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denver, co
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

I visited a half dozen beaches after dropping my child off at Smith. Walnut Beach was the best with Norwalk being the worst. Ample parking. Nice boardwalk, great sand at Walnut (Silver Sands has more rocks and shells), easy to find parking.

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1 Thank itwasfunwhileitlaste
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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

We walked the beach at low tide and took advantage of the chance to walk the path to Charles island while the ridge of sand and rock was above water. It was a fun outing for our young grandkids on a sunny afternoon.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Gorgeous view of the water and nature! Beautifully maintained board walk. You can see tons of fish and turtles in the water. The subset was exceptional!

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Milford, Connecticut, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

Walnut Beach is one of Milford, CT's "town beaches". It has minimal facilities (restrooms / rinsing showers), but is easy to get to, clean and reasonably quiet. The parking is adequate, and boardwalk-type access makes it handicapped accessible. Milford residents park at no charge with current sticker, but non-residents have to pay a $15/day fee (2016 rate), which is the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Great little beach! Clean, safe and fun for the entire family. Water is not cold!!! Affordable parking, food truck and ice cream truck.

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Milford, Michigan, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Growing up in the Midwest I am use to clean clear sweet waters of the Great Lakes. The first time I swallowed salt water, (accidently of course) I chocked for ten minutes. My wife enjoyed that experience more than I did.

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