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Nice family beach. Gentle waves lapping the shore. Large sand area. Flat and sloping in other... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2018
janhanbanana
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Fairfield, Connecticut
So Peaceful

I went to Jennings beach while visiting Fairfield, Ct. I love being able to walk along the beach... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Megrdillon
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Greeley, Colorado
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 25 June 2018

I grew up going to the beach in Fairfield every Summer. Long Island Sound in this area is absolutely beautiful. The water is warm during the summer, and since it's in the sound, you can enjoy the experience of low tide even more.

4  Thank Willowkara
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Reviewed 31 July 2018

The beach itself was nice enough. All the amenities you would look for, clean bathrooms, nice beach, HOWEVER, the parking authority seems to be running a scam. I arrived at 9:00 AM on Sunday. There was no one at the gate to collect payment for...More

6  Thank Annette M
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I went to Jennings beach while visiting Fairfield, Ct. I love being able to walk along the beach and enjoy the peace and serenity there! It was a chilly walk but the sun was out and that helped keep me warm. I enjoyed being able...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2018

The beach was clean, the water was clear and temperature was wonderful for late September. The bathrooms were very clean.

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Reviewed 2 September 2018

Nice family beach. Gentle waves lapping the shore. Large sand area. Flat and sloping in other places. Lifeguards and full service snack counter. Bathrooms. Parking is the issue if you have not purchased a season pass. Daily fees are high. Parking further away and walking...More

2  Thank janhanbanana
Reviewed 31 July 2018

The beach itself was nice enough. All the amenities you would look for, clean bathrooms, nice beach, HOWEVER, the parking authority seems to be running a scam. I arrived at 9:00 AM on Sunday. There was no one at the gate to collect payment for...More

6  Thank Annette M
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Pleasantly surprised with this beach. Large, clean and not terribly rocky. (There are some, don't get me wrong, but I was able to walk around barefoot) Facilities are nice and right next to the beach so you don't have to trek far to bathrooms or...More

Thank Hilary M
Reviewed 25 June 2018

I grew up going to the beach in Fairfield every Summer. Long Island Sound in this area is absolutely beautiful. The water is warm during the summer, and since it's in the sound, you can enjoy the experience of low tide even more.

4  Thank Willowkara
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

If you dont want to pay the parking fee you can go to the marina adjacent to the beach . There is a state lot at the marina called the open space lot .it is free to park here but a very long walk to...More

3  Thank Gilbert R
Reviewed 29 March 2018

I spent time at Jennings beach during a recent visit to Fairfield, Ct. I am a shell collector and enjoyed a wonderful walk on the beach. I found lots of shells! The beach was clean and well maintained. We also enjoyed a walk out on...More

1  Thank Megrdillon
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Have lived in town many years, just a beach... no scenic or memorable features like at nearby (Milford) or State Park beaches

Thank CrimsonEagleDelight
Reviewed 13 January 2018

I enjoyed my time at Jennings Beach. The sand (at least away from the water) is nice and comfy. Also, there is a snack bar that serves lunch and frozen treats. There is a large pavilion that hosts events. I recommend this for anyone. You...More

1  Thank lukesawyer985
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