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Address: 98 Neptune Ave, New London, CT 06320-2835
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+1 860-447-3031
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New England's finest beach and boardwalk attractions including mini golf...

New England's finest beach and boardwalk attractions including mini golf course, rides, water slides, kiddy spray park, olympic pool, arcade, gift shop, food concessions, cafe with restaurant, banquet and catering facilities, picnic area, health club, nature walk

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Nice beach, nice pool.

Took my daughter to this beach to waste some time. You pay to park weekdays $16 weekends $23. You also pay for the pool and the rides and whatever else is available on the... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2016
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Fairland, Oklahoma, United States
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287 reviews
107 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Thus was a beautiful, picturesque beach. Apparently nobody goes to the beach after labor day as the beach was empty except for the gulls. Walking the boardwalk was nice and relaxing just breathing the ocean air. Good stop, just wish there were so.e businesses open.

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2 Thank Kelly B
David S, General Manager at Ocean Beach Park, responded to this review

Thanks for your thoughts. The park does officially close every season on Labor Day so we hope you can come back for the more full experience next season! Nice to hear you were able to enjoy your walk More 

Cos Cob, Connecticut
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

What a surprise Ocean Beach Park was! We planned a three day trip to New London with our grandsons, aged 7, 10 and 14. There's so much for families to do in the surrounding area, but this place is a great destination by itself. The absolute best part for the kids was the water slide park. For $15 each, the... More 

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Thank Dale B
David S, General Manager at Ocean Beach Park, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review. Its so nice to hear of Grandparents bring the kids here to enjoy a family day. We hope to see you all again next summer! More 

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5 reviews
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We visited place today. Read online about the swimming pool they have and wanted to do some swimming. A bit of disappointment was that area in the park where the pool is located was closed and no info was given on their homepage!?! They didn't take any entrance fee, so that's understandable...

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Thank Konsta P
David S, General Manager at Ocean Beach Park, responded to this review

Hello and thanks for your review. Unfortunately anytime a storm is coming we do have to close the pool for safety reasons. I hope that you were able to enjoy the rest of the park and that we see you again soon! Thanks again! More 

north conway,nh
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

We had a great family day here! We almost didn't come because my husband doesn't generally like beach days. He loved this place! The beach is beautiful and it was busy, but not crowded. The waterslides were fun for my husband and I. Our toddler loved the playground, the splash pad, the pool, and the beach. My husband and I... More 

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Thank Angie B
David S, General Manager at Ocean Beach Park, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your wonderful review. We really appreciate you sharing your family experience. Your husband has great taste :) We hope to see you again soon! More 

New York City, New York
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20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Took my daughter to this beach to waste some time. You pay to park weekdays $16 weekends $23. You also pay for the pool and the rides and whatever else is available on the boardwalk. This particular beach must have sea lice aka: little jelly larvae because my daughter and I both got sting-like reactions (itchy/burning) after entering the beach... More 

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Thank tukytukytuky
David S, Manager at Ocean Beach Park, responded to this review

Hello and thanks for your thoughts. Unfortunately we did have some jellyfish this year. They sometimes come in late August sometimes for a week or two but haven't been here in a couple of years. We're happy to hear you were able to use the pool to cool off. Thanks Again! More 

Weatherford, Texas
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Went here with friends for a few hours. $23 per car on the weekends. Ample parking. Beach was crowded, but it wasn't so bad that we couldn't find a place to spread out. Plenty of personal space. The amenities are decent, but there is a constant line for the women's restroom. The people were generally nice and respectful, which the... More 

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David S, General Manager at Ocean Beach Park, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and thoughts. We hope that you are able to make it back again! More 

tolive
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58 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Beautiful sands, plenty of volleyball courts on the beach, has a nice and short walking trail. We even saw a few purple jellyfish on shore. Highly recommend the right end of the beach area , closer to the walking trail, because it is way less crowded. The splashpad and playground are fun. Too bad the Olympic sizes pool was close... More 

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David S, General Manager at Ocean Beach Park, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review. We hope your day was enjoyable with a good volleyball game as well. We hope to see you soon! More 

Boston, United States
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19 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Overall this is a nice family beach with available refreshments and bathrooms. The water is generally calm but the sand could be better maintained to remove some small pieces of debris and broken glass that can cause injury. The park does have a little estuary area that kids can explore and if you want to pay extra you can use... More 

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Thank Edward Y
David S, Manager at Ocean Beach Park, responded to this review

Hello and thanks for your review. We do sift our sand daily to remove any debris but also understand sometimes people leave garbage behind. We will constantly try to provide the cleanest and best beach experience possible and appreciate your thoughts. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Vail, Colorado
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50 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Take the family and enjoy a day at the beach. Beautiful sand, water and you can walk and play all day long. Jump in the Olympic size swimming pool if the ocean is not your thing. Plenty of food and drink available and fun for the family.

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David S, Manager at Ocean Beach Park, responded to this review

Hello and thanks so much for your review. We truly appreciate that you have choices to make, chose Ocean Beach Park, and had such nice words to say. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Boston, MA
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90 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Lovely, old-fashioned boardwalk and beach in the heart of Southeastern Connecticut. Even in the off season, it's delightful to stroll around here.

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David S, General Manager at Ocean Beach Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words about Ocean Beach Park. We hope to have the good fortune to see you again here soon! More 

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