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Address: East Lyme, CT
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+1 860-739-5828

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Nice beach, less crowded but no shade

Although we were camping at Rocky Neck State Beach Park, the beach there was so crowded we decided to check out other near by beaches. We had to pay to park here, but the beach... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 August 2016
Carol Ann P
Palmer, Massachusetts
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Palmer, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

Although we were camping at Rocky Neck State Beach Park, the beach there was so crowded we decided to check out other near by beaches. We had to pay to park here, but the beach was nice, and definitely less crowded. However, there wasn't any shade, so we got pretty burned even with sunscreen.

Thank Carol Ann P
East Freetown
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

We didn't get to visit the beaches but we did use the grounds.. Had a get together and used one of the pavilions.. grounds were clean and well kept. from what we saw the beaches looked very inviting

Thank John L
Lisbon, CT
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

A fun place for the family. Clean. Nice playground. Beach with lifegaurd. Loved sitting on the benches on the hill overlooking the ocean.

Thank sjkrkk
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Visited with our 2 year old son and he loved it! Lots to do for his age and up. We had a great time! The beach looked clean...we'd like to come back when it's warm enough to swim!

Thank Rachel Z
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

Nice clean well maintained, with lifeguard. Nice playground at top of the park. Great place to relax. Very busy on weekends and holidays, get there early. The view of the Power plant takes a little bit of the beauty of this location.

Thank David C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

McCook Beach provided a nice place for the family to have fun. The beach is quaint yet not crowded. The water was warm and there were not much waves. McCook's offers a playground up the hill from the beach which is a short 2 min walk. It gave my girls a nice break from the beach.

1 Thank Daniel C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2015

nice long Island sound view, small payment for parking, play grounds there up the hill. restrooms available

1 Thank Seabees0
Waterford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015

I attended a music festival there. Tents were set up on the grassy area adjacent to the playground above the beach. Parking was free for people attending the festival. It was a great play to hear live music and enjoy the beautiful views with friendly people. I love this park.

Thank Ann S
Groton, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2015

Years had passed since I visited this small Niantic village beach and park. A fenced area requiring a hefty per day parking fee of $25 for non-residents and a $10 fee for residents. A parking permit can be obtained from the town's Park and Rec. Office. Seasonal restrooms as well as playground area for children and picnic tables. Gorgeous views... More 

3 Thank carole c
Boston, MA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2015

Great little park and beach-- the offseason allows visitors to skip the fee to park. A nice sheltered little beach, great for finding shells, digging in the sand, or just watching the waves. Atop the hill is a large well-kept playground that overlooks the beach and gives spectacular views. A great way to spend a warm spring day!

Thank sunflower75

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