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Sherwood Island State Park

Sherwood Island Connector, Westport, CT 06880
+1 203-226-6983
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So calm and relaxing

We came here during the off season on a Sunday. Parking was easy and not crowded for a Saturday in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Thomas M
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Montgomery, New York
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Nice and relaxing view!

Good place to come and walk. There is also a beach and few disc golf baskets. Good place to walk... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2017
MahonenTravellingFIN
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Connecticut
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  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
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Sherwood Island Connector, Westport, CT 06880
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here during the off season on a Sunday. Parking was easy and not crowded for a Saturday in October. It was a peaceful place to have our lunch. We enjoyed the views and easy access to the beach. The Off season visit made...More

1  Thank Thomas M
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Good place to come and walk. There is also a beach and few disc golf baskets. Good place to walk around with kids, but could definitely benefit from playground.

Thank MahonenTravellingFIN
Reviewed 7 October 2017

A very pleasant place to go for a day trip in the Fall or Spring to soak up a little sun on the L.I Sound. Not sure I would want to go in the summer, based on the fairly large parking lot and relatively small...More

Thank charlyn56
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We had a great day at this state park. The beach is lovely. Oct 1 to May parking is free. The only thing is we couldn't find the 911 memorial that we saw signs for. The bathrooms were pretty rough but Chowdafest was going on...More

Thank Tamba5
Reviewed 1 October 2017

We drove to Sherwood Island State Park for Chowdafest. It is a pretty scenic drive through the Hudson River Valley from NJ. When we arrived at the park we had the view of a beautiful, long, sandy beach. The beach was clean and there were...More

1  Thank CCG1982
Reviewed 17 September 2017

$30 per day parking and $50 weekends and even charge after labor day. Shame on you Conn. in Hawaii all the beaches are free!

2  Thank kconley
Reviewed 13 August 2017

The problem my family had with our visit today was the litter and the filthy condition of the bathroom, which all point to the disrespectful visitors to what would otherwise be a nice little park. Trash on the beach, trash in the water - it's...More

4  Thank Christina V
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Great place to get some air and open views. Wheelchair accessible parking and paths. Free off season.

Thank Accessible4u
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Beautiful place to walk or to take a picnic, gorgeous views of Long Island Sound. The beach is really pretty. There is also a nature center open in season. Carload passes available.

Thank Exptraveler2013
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

If you visit this park in the fall or spring you are going to enjoy the place. It has nice paved paths along the shore and next to the grass fields. During the season they charge for parking and it gets pretty crowded and noisy.

Thank Tibi N
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Eastcoastgirl16
24 July 2016|
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Response from mikewatts1 | Reviewed this property |
Being on the "sound" it a protected waterway. There are no waves. It is however a wonderful beach in an upscale CT town.
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mariomom514
16 September 2015|
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Response from Bradt255 | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are allowed starting October 1. Its's a good size park and there are walking trails that you can take your dog on. I've been there with my dog and it's been really nice. Hope you enjoy your time there.
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