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Silver Sands State Park

1 Silver Sands Park Way, Milford, CT 06460
+1 203-735-4311
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Beautiful walk along the beach, made it half was to the island and turned back as the sun set

I would love to return here in the summer. This is a beautiful spot for any activity - a romantic... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Christenthia L
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Wonderful boardwalk.

If you get there at low tide you can walk a sandbar to Charles Island. The boardwalk is lovely and... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2018
CTMermaid
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Trumbull, Connecticut
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“low tide” (55 reviews)
“walnut beach” (56 reviews)
“charles island” (92 reviews)
LOCATION
1 Silver Sands Park Way, Milford, CT 06460
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+1 203-735-4311
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"low tide"
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"walnut beach"
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"charles island"
in 92 reviews
"porta potties"
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"sand bar"
in 24 reviews
"great boardwalk"
in 22 reviews
"long island sound"
in 28 reviews
"silver sands"
in 59 reviews
"sea shells"
in 5 reviews
"great place to walk"
in 11 reviews
"nice walk"
in 13 reviews
"state park"
in 20 reviews
"horseshoe crabs"
in 6 reviews
"beach area"
in 10 reviews
"small island"
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"picnic tables"
in 13 reviews
"bird sanctuary"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would love to return here in the summer. This is a beautiful spot for any activity - a romantic stroll, an upbeat run, a quite place to sit and watch the sun set or listen to birds or read. And of course, I’m sure...More

Thank Christenthia L
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

If you get there at low tide you can walk a sandbar to Charles Island. The boardwalk is lovely and the parking excellent. Worth a visit.

Thank CTMermaid
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

This beach was amazing and clean and a good place to walk and unwind. We walked several miles and when its low tide you can actually walk over to a separate island. It was really a beautiful place and we are looking forward to going...More

Thank Donna A
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

This beach is a little small by the standards of beaches on the northeast, but it has a nice board walk and a small community nearby. You can see Charles island from the beach. The sand is a little rocky there is always a pile...More

Thank martingreen2017
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

I grew up 4 blocks from this beach it is one of kind the chicken lady is no longer there you can walk the sand bar and around the island but the island is off limits

2  Thank edwardbN7977UG
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Reviewed 11 February 2018

Silver Sands is a fantastic getaway and still free! You can walk to Charles Island at low tide, but be careful and know exactly when the tide changes. You can also take a lovely walk on the wooden boardwalk, and see lots of sea birds.

1  Thank Nancy T
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

I'm so grateful that I live nearby and am able to come here often. Parking is free and the boardwalk is well-kept. The boardwalk leads to Walnut Beach. It is great to walk or run. The beach is nice too and you can see Charles...More

Thank Catherine D
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

I love to start the say with a view of the rising sun. It is a beautiful reminder that there is beauty waiting for us to discover. Each sunrise is a promise of a better today. Silver Sands park provides a long stretch of beach...More

Thank Jeff C
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Reviewed 29 December 2017

Parking is free and, after leaving the parking lot, the paved & wooden walkways are well-kept. The walkways do drop abruptly into the sand, causing an unexpected drop & twisted ankle if you're not watching. The only toilet was a portable type in the parking...More

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Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Very nice beach and recreation area Might need a Milford CT resident sticker for parking Enjoy!! Not the Atlantic Ocean rather LI Sound so safe for young children

Thank dgarz0ne
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ilovenature2014
2 April 2018|
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Response from John W | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can, but it is dangerous. People have drowned doing this and misjudging the current even if the water is low..
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Jessica B
9 March 2018|
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Response from Catherine D | Reviewed this property |
I don't know what the exact rules are, but I've seen people walk their dogs on the boardwalk and on the Walnut Beach side. I don't think people really care as long as you clean up after your dog.
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William O
10 August 2017|
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Response from Valeria A | Reviewed this property |
porta potties
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