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Rocky Neck State Park

244 W. Main St., East Lyme, CT 06357
+1 860-739-5471
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Our Favorite State Park

Rocky Neck State Park is both my and my wife's favorite Connecticut State Park. It has a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Dennis A
Great Little Beach

The sandy beach is small but very pretty. The surrounding park has some great rock outcroppings to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Killingworth, CT
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  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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244 W. Main St., East Lyme, CT 06357
+1 860-739-5471
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Rocky Neck State Park is both my and my wife's favorite Connecticut State Park. It has a relatively large beach. There are two bath houses with bathroom facilities and showers. One is located at the west end of the beach and the other is at...More

Thank Dennis A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The sandy beach is small but very pretty. The surrounding park has some great rock outcroppings to hike on and take beautiful photographs. It's often crowded here in the summer, but not in the off-season.

Thank v0yageur22
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came from Maryland on the weekend and it cost $22 for an out of state vehicles. Parking was fairly easy and we were able to walk to the beach. The beach was very crowded, but that was to be expected. There are lifeguards. I...More

Thank kim591
Reviewed 5 August 2017

The beach is not very big but the sand is clean and there is a boardwalk that goes along the back. There is a train that goes by about every 15 minutes. It looks like with all the parking spots that the beach could get...More

Thank Joe M
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Coming in at 2.5 hours from NYC area it is a stretch to say that it is in the NYC area. But if you live in New York City, you know that a trip to the good beaches on Long Island can take just as...More

Thank blacklionattacks
Reviewed 24 July 2017

We arrived early afternoon, so the early morning beach goers and 3 bus loads of kids were packing up for the day. The beach was clean with warm water and nice soft sand. The rest rooms were clean . No lifeguards thanks to our governor....More

Thank Mary Jane G
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We went to this beach recently and was glad it wasn't closed due to bacteria. Parking is pricey and if you like brown cold water, this is the place for you. No toys or rafts allowed in the water....I'm 34 years old and I was...More

3  Thank MarknJulie51212
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

I did a pig roast here for friends and the grounds are beautiful. There is a small beach and lots of picnic areas. The views are amazing. Get there early to get a good spot!

1  Thank TaraMahn
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Came with friends who rave about this place and swear it's the best beach in CT. I have been as a child growing up but this was the first visit with kids of my own. Parking was $15 for me (NY) but $9 for CT...More

Thank Krbfleming
Reviewed 23 June 2017

The beach gets crowded with mostly families. It is a small beach so when adults decide that being by the beach is not relaxing enough for them, that they have to light up to relax more...everyone around them notices and is bothered. There really should...More

2  Thank taxatty1111
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29 August 2017|
Response from TaraMahn | Reviewed this property |
I am not familiar with the cabins. Sorry.
18 August 2017|
Response from gregmNY | Reviewed this property |
not that I know of. they sells snacks and drinks abd have showers. But never seen umbrella rentals
13 August 2017|
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Response from Maria S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they are roomy and there are several of them.