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Silver Sands State Park

1 Silver Sands Park Way, Milford, CT
+1 203-735-4311
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favorite shoreline park

Silver Sands is a fantastic getaway and still free! You can walk to Charles Island at low tide, but... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nancy T
Beach and Boardwalk

I'm so grateful that I live nearby and am able to come here often. Parking is free and the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Catherine D
Milford, Connecticut
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  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
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“low tide” (53 reviews)
“walnut beach” (56 reviews)
“charles island” (89 reviews)
1 Silver Sands Park Way, Milford, CT
+1 203-735-4311
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Silver Sands is a fantastic getaway and still free! You can walk to Charles Island at low tide, but be careful and know exactly when the tide changes. You can also take a lovely walk on the wooden boardwalk, and see lots of sea birds.

Thank Nancy T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm so grateful that I live nearby and am able to come here often. Parking is free and the boardwalk is well-kept. The boardwalk leads to Walnut Beach. It is great to walk or run. The beach is nice too and you can see Charles...More

Thank Catherine D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love to start the say with a view of the rising sun. It is a beautiful reminder that there is beauty waiting for us to discover. Each sunrise is a promise of a better today. Silver Sands park provides a long stretch of beach...More

Thank Jeff C
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Parking is free and, after leaving the parking lot, the paved & wooden walkways are well-kept. The walkways do drop abruptly into the sand, causing an unexpected drop & twisted ankle if you're not watching. The only toilet was a portable type in the parking...More

Thank ItIsSunny
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Very nice beach and recreation area Might need a Milford CT resident sticker for parking Enjoy!! Not the Atlantic Ocean rather LI Sound so safe for young children

Thank dgarz0ne
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Great views. The board walk is well maintained. The trails could use some work. Good place to run 🏃‍♀️

Thank cathyklim
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

Long Island sound! Clean on sand and beach, huge walkway. Summers over concert series! Has a pavilion for consents. Food trucks and the Greek spot close by.

Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Nice shoreline beach, accessed without need for permit or cash. Great view of Charles Island and nice boardwalk. No permanent washrooms, just porta potties.

Thank jmurphybrown
Reviewed 26 November 2017

This is a more remote ocean front park. It only has port a pot restrooms. There is a nice boardwalk you can walk right beside the beach on. I don't think pets are allowed there. There were some picnic tables and a few benches.

Thank FromSea2ShiningC
Reviewed 14 November 2017

This beach is easy to get to as it's just off route 1 in Milford. The parking can be a bit iffy on a hot August day, but I have always been able to find a parking spot. The facilities are minimal. There are only...More

Thank John W
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William O
10 August 2017|
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Response from Valeria A | Reviewed this property |
porta potties
Jihong M
9 August 2017|
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Response from Gary K | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can see sunrise from Silver Sands. The only problem is you have to park on East Broadway and walk a short distance to Silver Sands. The Silver Sands parking lot doesn't open until 8 AM. You can also see sunrise... More
2 August 2017|
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Response from timer56 |
No. Leashed dogs are not permitted on the beach.