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Address: Route 154, Old Saybrook, CT 06475
Phone Number: 860-395-3152

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Perfect at low tide.

They probably raised the admission fee due to families of 10 without any beach manners ruining the beach experience for others. The last time I was there last year I ended up... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
mary c
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South Windsor, Connecticut

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South Windsor, Connecticut
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

They probably raised the admission fee due to families of 10 without any beach manners ruining the beach experience for others. The last time I was there last year I ended up picking up trash that people left all over the beach and they were still there sitting on their blankets throwing potato chip and sandwich bags on the sand.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

My brother and I wanted to walk along the beach and feel the sand. This beach is nothing but rocks. They charge on the weekends, which we didn't pay cause we were there less then 5 mins and left.

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Wolcott, Connecticut
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

This beach is perfect for young families especially. Not much to walk when the tide is in, but when the tide is low, you can walk for miles

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Essex, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Small beach but when tide is low, you can walk out on the sand bars with your chairs and enjoy hours of fun while being away from the shore - kids love hunting for the little craps etc - fun - fun - fun for them. Bring your lunch and plan to spend the day. When the wind is up... More 

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Rocky Hill, Connecticut
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31 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We found a shed and seating arrangements for few people on the hallway of the beach. A nice sunset place. Good to go with family, good to go with snacks, coffee/tea to end the day. Children can do sand activities. It is a lovely small beach. Found very calm and quiet surrounding during this winter.

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Old Saybrook, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Low tide wonders for at least 1/2 mile. Little kids haven with water creatures galore. Sunsets that make you think your in Big Sur! And with the correct wind conditions Kite Surfers who can give the West coast boys a run for the #instagrams.

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7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

There's a lovely bench to sit on with a cup of coffee in the morning and take in the gorgeous surroundings before you stroll the beach. Unusual in that there is eel grass in the beach area - so there are birds and sea creatures around. Last time I was there I watched a cormorant on the end on the... More 

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Newburgh, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

This beach is ideal for people with small children. It sits in an inlet and when the tide is out you can walk at least a a half mile into the sound without the water reaching your thighs. My grand kids loved it. Most of the day was spent looking for hermit crabs and other "sea creatures". A kind gentleman... More 

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New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Good for the little ones, nothing special. Luckily we had a parking pass from our Inn. If I had to pay the $20 parking fee I would have been extremely upset for what you get.

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Larchmont, New York
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3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

This beach was so quaint, pretty and relaxing after a long drive in a summer afternoon. I suggest go in the afternoon for the breezy sunset.

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Address: Address: Route 154, Old Saybrook, CT 06475
Phone Number: 860-395-3152
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Old Saybrook

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