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Address: 98 Neptune Avenue, New London, CT 06320
Phone Number: +1 860-447-3031
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Activities: Swimming
Description: New England's finest beach and boardwalk attractions including mini golf...
New England's finest beach and boardwalk attractions including mini golf course, rides, water slides, kiddy spray park, olympic pool, arcade, gift shop, food concessions, cafe with restaurant, banquet and catering facilities, picnic area, health club, nature walk
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The beach is very enjoyable and offers several amusements primarily for children. There is also a mini-golf course, an arcade, and small restaurants that offer good food, drinks... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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Arkansas
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59 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

The beach is very enjoyable and offers several amusements primarily for children. There is also a mini-golf course, an arcade, and small restaurants that offer good food, drinks and a spectacular view.

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Windham, Connecticut
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106 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

We like going to ocean beach instead of rocky neck. I think the water is super clear for what it can be here in CT. they have a lot to do for the younger kids. Pool, water slides, and some amusement park rides. They also have a gift shop, restaurant and bar. Also an ice cream shop. Overall nice place... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Spent two days on beach. Fairly clean and water was refreshing compared to the water on Jersey beaches. Pricey parking ($18) . Also has an amusement park for kids as well as a free splash area. An Olympic size swimming pool but $7.00 a head to get in. Food also high priced. Most bring their own food and drink. Still... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I have guarded for this beach for three years. Overall, an awesome beach with awesome well trained lifeguards and maintenance workers that bend over backwards to maintain the very busy beach/Boardwalk/bathrooms. The only suggestion I have would be for everyone to come over more.

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Virginia
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20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Had a great time beach was small but clean. So many things for little ones to do. Fireworks and laser show was beautiful

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East Hartford, CT
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We went on a Monday and it was a nice time to go. $17 to park isn't too bad. It is a very clean beach and plenty of room to spread out and relax. The sand itself is nice but walking into the ocean has a ton of rocks. Feet ached a few days after. Food was good. A little... More 

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David S, General Manager at Ocean Beach Park, responded to this review

Thanks so much for visiting and for your comments. We hope to see you again soon! More 

common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

nice place to fly kites and walk/run. Kids loved it. Cannot bring your dog - this was a disappointment for us.

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David S, General Manager at Ocean Beach Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We truly apreciate it! More 

Hartford, Connecticut
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11 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Very nice powdery sand, clean and not to deep water. It is crowded around July august weekends, need to park in streets. To get closer parking , reach in early. Bathrooms are not that clean on busy days. It has some picnic tables and nice playground with water splash pad for young kids.

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David S, General Manager at Ocean Beach Park, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your comments. We are happy to hear you enjoyed the beach. As you mention, we also recommend that people arrive early on weekends where there is plenty of sunshine. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Oakdale, Connecticut, United States
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235 reviews
146 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I had not been here in about 3 years. We attended as a special event was planned here, so we also were able to enjoy the regular events as well. Water slides, amusement rides, mini golf, arcade, pool, splash pad, play scape, food stands, and more accompany the white sand beach on Long Island Sound. On this day there as... More 

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David S, General Manager at Ocean Beach Park, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments and for coming back after three years. We've missed you! More 

Stormville, New York
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We visited this beach on a non-holiday weekend in July (the 12th). There is only one road into the parking lot, so we were basically trapped. One road in, with only one lane on the road. I feel for the people whose houses are on that road! We should have had a one hour trip to this beach, but waiting... More 

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David S, General Manager at Ocean Beach Park, responded to this review

I'm sorry that you didn't have a great experience in traveling here. The day you came happened to be the busiest day we have had here in decades, a very unusal situation for us. I do want to offer the following information that I hope is helpful if you decide to try us again. There are several roads leading toward... More 

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Address: 98 Neptune Avenue, New London, CT 06320
Phone Number: +1 860-447-3031
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New London
Average Prices: USD 17 - 17

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