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Cove Island Park

Weed Avenue, Stamford, CT 06901
+1 203-977-4140
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It is a very pretty beach

This is great for families. In addition to the beach, there is a walking path, a bicycle path, a... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
pvp727
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Stamford, Connecticut
The Crown Jewel of Stamford

Beautiful beach with a mile long walking/running path. There is also a great playground and nature... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
lottie992017
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Stamford, Connecticut
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“li sound” (6 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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Weed Avenue, Stamford, CT 06901
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+1 203-977-4140
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

This is great for families. In addition to the beach, there is a walking path, a bicycle path, a concession stand, a field to play lawn sports.

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Beautiful beach with a mile long walking/running path. There is also a great playground and nature center. Something wonderful for the entire family.

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Having lived in Minneapolis for many years, walking around one of two beautiful lakes was a regular for me. Was glad to discover Cove Island Park when we moved to Stamford, as it offers a nice path with a water view for walking. However, it...More

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Reviewed 26 November 2017

It was a cool, dreary, November day. The walkway to get to the beach was flooded, so we didn't get to see much of the park. I can't say it was bad or good. From what I saw, it was an average park. I might...More

Thank FromSea2ShiningC
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

Lovely nature reserve with trails right next door, so you can walk the beach, walk the fields looking at the water, sit and watch the boats come and go from the marina, or go walk the nature trails on the other side.

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Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Beach was cleaned up after Hurricane Sandy and has never looked better. It has a great hiking/ biking trail and is beautiful to walk around the entire park. There's also a bird sanctuary past all the boats and the skating rink that is a very...More

Thank suzyfun
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

Great spot for walking, birding, taking in the view or having a picnic or barbeque on the Long Island Sound.

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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

This is a great place for waking an beaching. The walk around the park is about 1 mile. Beautiful views. Dogs are welcome and there is plenty of parking. In season there is a refreshment stand. The are a couple of water fountains and even...More

Thank Laben J
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

We had just a few hours and ran from the hotel to this park. Well worth the trip. Nice stroll and lots of shells on the beach!

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Reviewed 21 August 2017

We were babysitting our great granddaughter and took our granddaughters car that has a season pass on a Monday, otherwise $25 parking fee in season, Plenty of walking/biking/running trails and their is a tram (free) that seems to run about every 15 minutes to take...More

Thank DickandPaulineP
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TREK39
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Response from DcMbb | Reviewed this property |
I took the bus and it was free to get in. I went in October though, not summer. I didn't pay attention to any fee signs, either because they were only for cars or because I was visiting beyond the dates for which they apply... More
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