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Address: 244 W. Main St., East Lyme, CT 06357
Phone Number: 860-739-5471
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8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Nature Day Trip

Though a little chilly, another great off-season day trip. Bridges and overlooks for viewing local wildlife, lots of places to walk and picnic.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
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Boston, MA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Though a little chilly, another great off-season day trip. Bridges and overlooks for viewing local wildlife, lots of places to walk and picnic.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

This is great park on the water with beach access. It is fairly large with plenty of area for hiking or just hanging out on the beach. The parking lot is only a short walk to the beach. We were there during the off-season so the concession stand was closed. The pavillion was intriguing but closed for the off-season.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

The park has approx 4 miles of easy trails. Some trails provide great marsh views and you can often see several types of ducks, egrets, herons, osprey, etc. Nice beach with concession stand. Camping allowed in the park.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Been here over the years and it's still the same in terms of being quiet with plenty of space to relax and enjoy the calm waters. There is a picnic area to relax there and have food...also places to bbq...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

I've been to Rocky neck numerous times, there is no charge in the winter, and a nice place to take a stroll, after parking, there is a short walk through a tunnel under the railroad to the beach and pavilion , which is and impressive stone structure. there is a large grass meadow, and trails to explore, and numerous picnic... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I stay away during summer months except to ride my bicycle. The is a great place to come clear your mind in the off season...just don't try to battle the crowds on a summer weekend. I live nearby so visit all the time. Great place to walk the dogs. Beautiful views and trails. Another bonus to off season...no charge at... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We were here during the off season.. businesses were all closed as expected for this time of year. The beach is a very nice size beach area.. very nice sand.. very clean even during the off season.. plenty of parking and easy access to beach and ocean

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We went in late September so the "beach crowd" was not there and it was so peaceful and beautiful. We took many pictures of different water birds and scenery. It is a great place to just chill or walk or bike ride. There was no fee for parking when we went. Not sure what it is like in the middle... More 

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Norwalk, CT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We visited Rocky Neck beach over the summer. Great beach, decent waves, and wonderful sand for building sandcastles. Beware of the trains that run behind the beach!

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Longueuil, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I used to come here when I was younger with my parents. Back then there were rules and at 10PM it was lights out. Now it is much different. On weekends people are noisy and even after 10 PM they keep on going. Last year we were next to a noisy group that were even climbing in trees to cut... More 

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