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Sherwood Island State Park

 
Westport, CT 06880
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Connecticut's first state park is still one of its finest. Have a leisurely lunch in the shade of the picnic grove, swim in Long Island sound, or view marsh life from the observation platform at Sherwood Island. Activities include: Field Sports, Saltwater Fishing, Interpretive Programs, Saltwater Swimming, Picnicking and Nature Center. Facilities include: Bathrooms, Food Concession, Picnic Shelter, Picnic Tables, Showers.

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March 20, 2012, 10:06 a.m. - bill benj permalink
Love this park. Best in CT.
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Emily C.
Aug. 24, 2017
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Beautiful beach, great amenities - I'm so jealous of my sister who lives 10 minutes away! Expansive sandy beach, tons of parking, and reasonably...
Colette H.
June 24, 2017
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Great place! It's a nice spacious beach with great amenities. I was impressed for a beach. It's quiet and not too loud, which is always good. It was easy...
Kelly S.
June 7, 2017
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The park is enormous, with everything from beaches to swim in, trails along the shore to walk on, and biking paths, barbecue areas. Relatively clean...
 
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Arlene Peterson
Arlene Peterson
The 911 Memorial overlooking the water is very moving. It was tastefully done, and very meditative. It is on the corner of the west beach side.
 
Z M
Z M
Take a boat here :p
 
Mayttee Flaz
Mayttee Flaz
I loved this place it was great even though you have to pay $15 for parking but then again I guess that's how it's kept so clam and clean.
 
Lisa A. Travis
Lisa A. Travis
Love this place so many great memories
 
Loni French
Loni French
Ride your bike here and you don't have to pay for parking!
 
Tyler Bierman
Tyler Bierman
Do a barrel rolll
 
John Dudek
John Dudek
Nice fishing location. Lots of shells. No alcohol aloud. Cops were criusin
 
Jenn B.
Jenn B.
$22 for parking. Ridiculous. Park is beautiful tho
 
Vinti Singh
Vinti Singh
The entrance to the boating office is BEFORE the toll booth.
 
Greg
Greg
Attend the annual car show here Dubs On Defrost. First weekend in April.
 
Jim 'Jimbo' Zarifis
Jim 'Jimbo' Zarifis
Get a season pass. Free to get in and beautiful beach. Very underrated
 
Aleksey
Aleksey
Nice and quiet beach with calm and clean water. I never seen any crowds here.
 
barbee
barbee
Nice to look at for a drive by but not paying $22 to park!
 
William Schueler
William Schueler
The ride was excellent everyone should try
 
Christine Trisha
Christine Trisha
Had a really great time clean and tables are close to beach
 
Viviana E
Viviana E
Really went downhill since a few years back. Sad.
 
Lilith Cutler
Lilith Cutler
There is too much goose poop and too little trash bins.
 
Mary Geake
Mary Geake
Get a car load of people to come in. $22 is expensive! Unless ur all adults & there is at least 4 of u.
 
Ashley Rose Pliskin
Ashley Rose Pliskin
Not the friendliest people there but very cold water and lots of wind. Hope you bring a hat!!!!
 
Franklyn Ballentine Jr.
Franklyn Ballentine Jr.
Buy a state park pass. If you go to the CT state parks a lot, it will be worth it
 
 
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