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Address: 244 W. Main St., East Lyme, CT 06357
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My boyfriend and I stopped here on our way to Mystic. It was off season so nothing extra was open, which is fine for us, we prefer a more quiet nature experience. The beach was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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North Arlington, New Jersey
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North Arlington, New Jersey
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20 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I stopped here on our way to Mystic. It was off season so nothing extra was open, which is fine for us, we prefer a more quiet nature experience. The beach was nice and there was lots of rocks to climb on and around. There was some nice trails behind the beach that were easy to walk... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We adore this campground, come multiple times a year. It's always clean & rangers are friendly. Wish the beach was open to more than fisherman at night.

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Thank Brianna T
New Hartford, Connecticut
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56 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017

My wife and I made a quick stop at Rocky Neck to see what it looked like. I was somewhat disappointed in it's location by the train tracks. It felt very cramped.

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Thank Steve N
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

This place is perfect for just a day on the beach to get some sun. It's not quiet. Can be crowded at times. Is you are local and does not want to drive far to go to a bigger beach, this is perfect! There's a little food store that serves take out and some little ice cream stand. I recommended... More 

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Ware, Massachusetts
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65 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Rocky Neck is a small CT state park not far Off I-95. Rocky Neck reminds me of how things were many years ago along the CT shore when I grew up. There is a building made of field stone right by the railroad tracks that run to Providence and New York City. The beach is not expansive nor are the... More 

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Thank George G
Lyme, Connecticut
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198 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

It is difficult to get to a beach in CT even though we are blessed with lovely beaches. BUT-the almighty dollar has prohibited most of the public from enjoying any beaches-much better a few rich people hog the beauty!! But here is a pristine white sugar sand beach which happens to be fairly close to us so I think we... More 

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Thank anneed
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

We came here for a day from Kent. Brought a picnic and sat on gym mats on the white sand. Beach was quite empty(perfect) calm sea, light breeze and very relaxing. The train flew by once or twice but it doesn't bother anyone, unless you're someone looking to complain. The only downside was the portable toilets....they were bad!!!!! Apart from... More 

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Hampton Bays, New York
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Pros: Camp sites were nice, large amount of space and you were not on top of other campers. Different types of campsites - ones with lots of trees to being in a field. Close walk to the beach. Also had a hiking trail that was easy and had some nice viewing of coastal birds and wildflowers. Watch out for poison... More 

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Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely for children. Gentle waves. Too crowded in later afternoon. Beautiful beach. There's a loud train that passes a couple of times per hour.

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Hamden, Connecticut
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68 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Like I said, best beach in CT. Clear water and white sand(where am I???) The waves are not big and the atmosphere is calm. The tide is often low, so you can walk out pretty far without even being knee deep. There's a pavilion at one end that's nice for parties and such. I personally like the other end as... More 

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