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Silver Sands State Park

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Address: 1 Silver Sands Park Way, Milford, CT
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Great boardwalk for walking

If you are seeking a location to get some exercise the boardwalk at Silver Sands is a great place. The City of Milford and the State of CT have done a great job converting a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Milford, Connecticut
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Milford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice state park, with lots of parking. No cost free to get in. Room for sports, grills installed to use and porta pottys. Great water and Island views. No food sold

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Milford, Connecticut
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Only positive is nice long boardwalk and free parking. Other than that it's an average beach with no other facilities or attractions. Being Milford on I-95, If city can develop it like Hammonasset state park, it will be a big crowd puller against those packed long island beaches and nice stop on I-95. Water is not great for swimming here.

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Milford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you are seeking a location to get some exercise the boardwalk at Silver Sands is a great place. The City of Milford and the State of CT have done a great job converting a former garbage dump, yes dump into a scenic location its views to Charles Island and dunes.

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Milford, Connecticut
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The boardwalk at Silver Sands is a wonderful way to get some exercise and see nature at the same time. The boardwalk extends to Walnut Beach where there is a large pavilion as well as picnic tables (note: you can park at Walnut Beach for free if you have a permit sticker). The beach itself is not large and the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great views, great walking environment for people of all ages. What a transformation since 15+ years ago when the place was a mess.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I cannot give an impartial review of this area since my earliest memories were looking out on the expanse of water while walking along the sand to the island. Please be careful to look up when low tide is, and then make sure you leave the main shore well BEFORE low tide. Thus you will leave a safe margin of... More 

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Bridgeport, connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This beach is very nice with a lovely boardwalk. We love to go walking and swimming. My Fiancé likes to fish out there. Best part is the free parking. I enjoy it every time.

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Trumbull, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the only free beaches in this area that doesn't require a beach sticker. We love to go down here and take a walk along the beach. Boardwalk is fairly new and perfect if you don't want to walk. Beach area is wide. Two negatives is that if you are going to the beach for the day,... More 

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Madison, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I used to live on silver sands beach. It was always clean, I could walk my dog here, walk out to Charles island, my family could have picnics, cook outs, it was great in the summer because it was one of the more quiet beaches. Perfect place to be!

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New Haven, CT
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Fabulous boardwalk for long or shorter walks with plenty of free parking. Beautiful view of beach...beach is also great during season with lifeguards. Few barbecue grills also! Good handicap access also!

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