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Sherwood Island State Park

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I like this park

Something for everyone and every season. Really nice picnic areas, although some benches/tables... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2016
Tim B
Beautiful Fall Visit

We had never been here and were nearby and decided to visit. It is fall so there was no charge for... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2016
Fran F
East Haven, Connecticut
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All reviews off season long island sound nice beach nature center beautiful place to walk private beach summer days walk along the beach low tide many years picnic tables fairfield county compo beach geese memorial weekends paths
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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

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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
Reviewed 24 August 2016

First of all your on long island sound so the water can be iffy. On weekends and many summer days you'll get busloads of people from everywhere

Thank willgero
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Coming from the UK I was very impressed with this beautiful beach and walking areas. Very easy to get to. Only $9 to enter and park during the week. We brought our own lunch and as it was a little close easily found a nice...More

2  Thank Antonia S
Reviewed 11 August 2016

This is a beautiful park right on the sound with a lovely beach and plenty of picnic areas. There is a recently built new pavilion. However due to the hundreds of Canada geese roaming around the park is literally covered with feces from the geese....More

3  Thank helenjoe16
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Sherwood Island State Park has it all if you're looking for outdoor fun: the longest contiguous stretch of beachfront in Fairfield County, several miles of hiking trails, ball fields, grills and picnic tables and concession stands. The Sherwood Island Nature Center offers hands-on experiences with...More

Thank 61hope65
Reviewed 20 July 2016

This place is a great place to come and be alone or with others. Sand, Sun, skipping rocks and fishing - its all here. I came on a Sunday afternoon and only had to pay a $6 entrance fee - SCORE! I may not have...More

2  Thank Samantha N
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Pam M
30 July 2018|
Response from donalx | Reviewed this property |
I don't know but there are some charcoal grills there