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Silver Sands State Park

1 Silver Sands Park Way, Milford, CT
+1 203-735-4311
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Free beach without sticker

Nice shoreline beach, accessed without need for permit or cash. Great view of Charles Island and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Milford, Connecticut
via mobile
Not A Fan Of Port A Pots

This is a more remote ocean front park. It only has port a pot restrooms. There is a nice boardwalk... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mansfield, Ohio
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  • Excellent46%
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  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“low tide” (53 reviews)
“walnut beach” (56 reviews)
“charles island” (86 reviews)
1 Silver Sands Park Way, Milford, CT
+1 203-735-4311
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice shoreline beach, accessed without need for permit or cash. Great view of Charles Island and nice boardwalk. No permanent washrooms, just porta potties.

Thank jmurphybrown
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a more remote ocean front park. It only has port a pot restrooms. There is a nice boardwalk you can walk right beside the beach on. I don't think pets are allowed there. There were some picnic tables and a few benches.

Thank FromSea2ShiningC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This beach is easy to get to as it's just off route 1 in Milford. The parking can be a bit iffy on a hot August day, but I have always been able to find a parking spot. The facilities are minimal. There are only...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful sky, amazing view of Charles Island. Beautiful park. Great place to walk the water so clean. Gorgeous sand and shells. Great place to go miles of beach and walkway

Thank delorest19
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

The Silver Sands State Park is extremely well kept and clean and certainly feels like a safe place to enjoy a walk on the beach. There's ample parking and the walkways are even and wheelchair accessible. It wasn't the case during our visit, but apparently...More

Thank DadaSuzzy
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We stopped by for a little walk on or visit through Milford. The parking was easy to get to from 95. We got a 2-3 mile walk in early on the boardwalk and beach. It's a very flat walk and easy. A great way to...More

Thank issfke
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Very brief visit in passing. Unimpressed. Limited signage, poor parking facilities. Just a stretch of beach really.

Thank jandlUk
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

We wanted some lazy time during our road trip of New Hampshire and took time out at Silver Sands, I loved the tranquility of the area, the boardwalks make for easy access, the beach is clean and there is plenty of car parking too.

Thank KVJ166
Reviewed 8 September 2017

This beach is very clean and free all year long. A nice boardwalk that goes to Walnut beach. low tide you can walk out to the island as long as it is permitted.

1  Thank JenAries321
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This is a beautiful beach with an interesting history. It is a state park set on many acres of property which is home to deer and rabbits and probably a fox or two. At one time there were residences here which were taken over by...More

Thank decostanza
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William O
10 August 2017|
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Response from Valeria A | Reviewed this property |
porta potties
Jihong M
9 August 2017|
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Response from Gary K | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can see sunrise from Silver Sands. The only problem is you have to park on East Broadway and walk a short distance to Silver Sands. The Silver Sands parking lot doesn't open until 8 AM. You can also see sunrise... More
2 August 2017|
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Response from timer56 |
No. Leashed dogs are not permitted on the beach.