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“Definitely not the Jersey Shore!” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Silver Sands State Park

Silver Sands State Park
East Broadway, Milford, CT
203 735-4311
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Ranked #2 of 9 Attractions in Milford
Type: Beaches, State Parks, Outdoors
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New Jersey, USA
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 attraction reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Definitely not the Jersey Shore!”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

Definitely not the Jersey Shore, but it was nice. There were a lot of flies and litter though. And parking is really far. There are only "porta johns" if you need to use the facilities and no snack bar or even a water fountain.

Visited July 2013
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Connecticut
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78 reviews 78 reviews
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Reviews in 31 cities Reviews in 31 cities
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
“Beautiful stop on the Connecticut coast”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

This state park is lovely. There is a nice boardwalk (in the process of being rebuilt after sustaining hurricane damage), picnic tables in a field looking out towards the ocean and a wide beach filled with shells of all kinds. At low tide you can walk out on a sand bar to a mall island where it is locally rumored that Captain Kidd buried some of his treasures. A wonderful adventure for grown-ups and kids alike. This is a not to be missed attraction!

Visited July 2013
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Richmond
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“Shells and tidal pools”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

This is a great place to take kids to look for snails horseshoe crabs hermit crabs and other little critters at low tide. Never been out on the island because the tide is coming on when I'm there. Tons of rocks and shells to check out.

Visited August 2012
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Chennai (Madras), India
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“Beach for relaxation”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

It is a beach developed on the back waters. Has good facility for seating to have our food etc during our visit. But the maintenance is very poor. You can walk through the cause way in the mornings when there is low tide, to the Island and can come back in the evening. However it is now closed till September. If maintained properly, it will be one of the best places for relaxation.

Visited July 2013
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Nokomis, Florida
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“Great Beach With Free Parking”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

Not very often can you come across a beach area with free parking and a wonderful vibe. Silver Sands in the Milford area is one of them. I was able to spend an entire day there many times and this last visit was most impressive as they have extended a walk through area along the beach. The place is not as crowded as many other beaches and is easilt accessible from 95,

Visited June 2013
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