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Sherwood Island State Park

Sherwood Island Connector, Westport, CT 06880
+1 203-226-6983
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A good place for a nice walk off season

If you visit this park in the fall or spring you are going to enjoy the place. It has nice paved... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Tibi N
Trumbull, Connecticut, United States
via mobile
Beautiful and thoughtful State park.

It's main attraction is the 9-11 Memorial. Pulls at your heart strings and begs for... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Westport, Connecticut
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  • Average11%
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8 Mar 2017
“Crisp clear day to walk the beach.”
26 Dec 2016
“Beautiful state park”
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Sherwood Island Connector, Westport, CT 06880
+1 203-226-6983
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you visit this park in the fall or spring you are going to enjoy the place. It has nice paved paths along the shore and next to the grass fields. During the season they charge for parking and it gets pretty crowded and noisy.

Thank Tibi N
Reviewed 11 April 2017

It's main attraction is the 9-11 Memorial. Pulls at your heart strings and begs for reflection. Many easy to walk hiking trails. Beautiful Long Island sound views. Friendly people. They all said Hi. Pleanty of parking spots. Worth more than one visit.

Thank 319kathleenw
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Great walking paths. Windy in winter months. Be advised that in the off season facilities are limited to one "family" bathroom.

Thank Nellie144
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is a terrific Conn state park, with Ct's 9/11 memorial. You can enjoy the beach, the playfields picnic sites to have a terrific day and right off of Exit 18 of I-95

Thank pharris99
Reviewed 26 December 2016

This is a peaceful state park with very moderate crowds and a great view. It's also nice in the off season, when the Connecticut weather suggests long walks on the beach without a plunge into the water,

1  Thank Dean H
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Something for everyone and every season. Really nice picnic areas, although some benches/tables are pretty shot. Very decent parking and easy to access off I-95. Beach is pretty decent and you can take a nice walk through the park to walk off those hot dogs...More

Thank Tim B
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We had never been here and were nearby and decided to visit. It is fall so there was no charge for entry. There is a runway and area for flying radio controlled planes. It was fun to watch. The beach is broad and compact with...More

Thank Fran F
Reviewed 6 October 2016

We have gone there just to walk and see the water and also for the ALS Associations "Walk for the Cure." Thanks! Most trails are paved and easy to use. Sights are always lovely. There is also the 9/11 Memorial which is nice to see.

Thank Nancy V
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

For somebody coming in from out of state (just north of NYC) for the day, it's a nice destination. Unlike community beaches in Conn, it's accessible even in the height of the summer season (for a price). Nice place to hang out on the beach,...More

Thank tw1898
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

The beach was not too crowded, even though we went on a Sunday. The reviews state an issue with the Canadian geese in the park and it is true. However people feed them, so I cannot see a solution there... but the problem is not...More

1  Thank Sophie G
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Are there waves in the ocean at this beach?
24 July 2016|
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Response from mikewatts1 | Reviewed this property |
Being on the "sound" it a protected waterway. There are no waves. It is however a wonderful beach in an upscale CT town.
Are dogs allowed and is there a walking trail for them?
17 September 2015|
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Response from Bradt255 | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are allowed starting October 1. Its's a good size park and there are walking trails that you can take your dog on. I've been there with my dog and it's been really nice. Hope you enjoy your time there.
What is the parking fee for non-residents?
17 July 2015|
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Response from Joe1234665 | Reviewed this property |
This is from the state site: Memorial Day-Labor Day, weekdays $9.57/CT vehicles, $15.95/out-of-state; weekends and holidays $13.83/CT vehicles, $23.40/out-of-state. Mid-Apr. to Memorial Day and Labor Day-Oct., weekdays... More