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Sherwood Island State Park

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Address: Sherwood Island Connector, Westport, CT 06880
Phone Number: 203-226-6983
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Wed - Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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LOVELY, SIMPLE STATE PARK ON THE SHORE

I've been going to this state park on the Long Island Sound since I was a kid. The beach hasn't changed much. The roads through the park have, although the parking lots seem... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
Elizabeth M
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new canaan ct
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new canaan ct
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

I've been going to this state park on the Long Island Sound since I was a kid. The beach hasn't changed much. The roads through the park have, although the parking lots seem much the same. There is still a combination of fields and woods, and surrounding this small peninsula where it joins the land is a marshy area good... More 

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Greenwich, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Beautiful Connecticut state park with a very nice beach. Make sure you bring old sneakers if you plan to go in the water, as the beach is very rocky.

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Rhinebeck, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Nice state park with beach. Changing rooms/bathrooms are decent. Beach is nice with tons of shells. Is very crowded on weekends in summer months. Visited once in off season and brought a dog. Entrance fee is a little steep on weekends. Lots of picnic areas with shade.

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Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

I love to take walks at Sherwood Island. And take my doggy when able. In the summer the beach is also great. Wish they could've improved the pavilion by now though.

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White Plains, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

I have been going to Sherwood Island since 1968, beautiful park on Long Island Sound. As are most beaches in Ct. the shore can be a little rocky. Pleanty of picnicing areas, a well kept bathhouse and pleant of parking all make for a great park.

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Hartsdale, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I grew up going to Sherwood as a young child, all the way through my teens. I went for a while after I got married but then we got too busy for it. I decided to bring my almost 3 year old here this past summer, thinking she should experience some of the local beaches. I was shocked to see... More 

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New London, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

This is a nice place to go for a relaxing outdoor stroll or walk your dog, but be aware that pets are only permitted for part of the year (they're not allowed during the summer season).

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Pompano Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Go to Sherwood Island any time of the year and take a walk through the nature trails. If you're lucky, you may see an Osprey and even an Owl or any number of other beautiful birds. After that, take a walk along the beach and enjoy the wonderful salty air....it's just so relaxing!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Sherwood Island is a great place to spend a day at the beach, take a walk, or visit the Nature Center with your kids. We had so much fun on our first visit, we bought a season pass. Great to see our tax dollars going for this!

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Norwalk, CT
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We live in Norwalk, so we visit SI regularly in all seasons. It is DEFINITLEY more of a spring or summer attraction. It is FREEZING in winter, the beach and snack bar are closed, and there is snow, ice, mush, and mud EVERYWHERE. It's better to come back in summer when it's warm and all the facilities are open and... More 

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Additional Information about Sherwood Island State Park

Address: Address: Sherwood Island Connector, Westport, CT 06880
Phone Number: 203-226-6983
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Westport
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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