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Address: 244 W. Main St., East Lyme, CT 06357
Phone Number: +1 860-739-5471
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Perfect little beach

This place is perfect for just a day on the beach to get some sun. It's not quiet. Can be crowded at times. Is you are local and does not want to drive far to go to a bigger... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Joy G
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is perfect for just a day on the beach to get some sun. It's not quiet. Can be crowded at times. Is you are local and does not want to drive far to go to a bigger beach, this is perfect! There's a little food store that serves take out and some little ice cream stand. I recommended... More 

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Thank Joy G
Ware, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Rocky Neck is a small CT state park not far Off I-95. Rocky Neck reminds me of how things were many years ago along the CT shore when I grew up. There is a building made of field stone right by the railroad tracks that run to Providence and New York City. The beach is not expansive nor are the... More 

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Thank George G
Lyme, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

It is difficult to get to a beach in CT even though we are blessed with lovely beaches. BUT-the almighty dollar has prohibited most of the public from enjoying any beaches-much better a few rich people hog the beauty!! But here is a pristine white sugar sand beach which happens to be fairly close to us so I think we... More 

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Thank anneed
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

We came here for a day from Kent. Brought a picnic and sat on gym mats on the white sand. Beach was quite empty(perfect) calm sea, light breeze and very relaxing. The train flew by once or twice but it doesn't bother anyone, unless you're someone looking to complain. The only downside was the portable toilets....they were bad!!!!! Apart from... More 

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Thank TheBigfella601
Hampton Bays, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Pros: Camp sites were nice, large amount of space and you were not on top of other campers. Different types of campsites - ones with lots of trees to being in a field. Close walk to the beach. Also had a hiking trail that was easy and had some nice viewing of coastal birds and wildflowers. Watch out for poison... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely for children. Gentle waves. Too crowded in later afternoon. Beautiful beach. There's a loud train that passes a couple of times per hour.

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Thank Jessica L
Hamden, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Like I said, best beach in CT. Clear water and white sand(where am I???) The waves are not big and the atmosphere is calm. The tide is often low, so you can walk out pretty far without even being knee deep. There's a pavilion at one end that's nice for parties and such. I personally like the other end as... More 

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Thank Christina R
Seymour, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Beautiful beach! One of the best in CT. They also have a nice camping area a little ways from the beach. The pavilion is nice too especially for parties just be sure to book ahead!

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Thank margyyyxo
Shelton, Connecticut
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

The beach with a beautiful boardwalk, sand like sugar and well groomed was worth the trip.The water was clear and sandy below water surface without rocks or shells to step on. Beautiful boardwalk to walk on till you pick a spot to sit. Lifeguards are on duty there. There is a concession stand which has great food. Easy on and... More 

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Thank May G
Niantic, Connecticut, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

I live very close to this park and love it! It is a beautiful beach with a boardwalk. I also bird there quite a bit. There are also nature trails and a Pavilion with a beautiful lawn. There is camping there also though I haven't camped there - I live only 5 minutes away. The snack stand is run by... More 

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