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Avery Point Light

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1084 Shennecossett Rd, Groton, CT 06340-6061
+1 860-405-9262
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Awesome scenic park and lighhouse and grounds!

Love the artwork on the grounds, the scenery can't be beat, and the pathway with inspiring donation... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Karen H
great views of the L I Sound..

The views were fantastic. the grounds were very well kept.A wedding was going on.. It looked... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jim M
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Hicksville, New York
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Attractively styled lighthouse which was in operation from 1944 to 1967.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“uconn campus” (10 reviews)
“brick path” (5 reviews)
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1084 Shennecossett Rd, Groton, CT 06340-6061
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Love the artwork on the grounds, the scenery can't be beat, and the pathway with inspiring donation bricks and stone seatings along the grounds.

Thank Karen H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The views were fantastic. the grounds were very well kept.A wedding was going on.. It looked great.We had a great walk

Thank Jim M
Reviewed June 16, 2017

I came here for a work dinner function at the mansion as I had never heard of this place before then. Since then I have been back 4 times and likely more in the future. I will admit, part of this is because of pokemon...More

Thank Curious_Chemist
Reviewed June 14, 2017

UConn campus is emptied for the summer so there was a ton of parking and a very nice brick path along the water that my wife handled with her rollator without any issues. Path goes for awhile and ends at the Lighthouse ... and you...More

Thank rlcaroti1918
Reviewed June 13, 2017

This property is actually part of University of Connecticut campus. Parking is free on weekends. We were there on a Saturday morning in June and pretty much had the vast ground to ourselves and a few other groups plus a few fishermen by the shore....More

Thank gl0baltr0tter
Reviewed May 9, 2017

Just finished having my daughters wedding at the Branford House here. This is a beautiful mansion to have a party at. we had the ceremony by the water so the waves were in the background for the ceremony and the mansion was the background for...More

1  Thank Robert K
Reviewed April 29, 2017

Nice to walk on. Free. Follow path around the waters edge. It gets windy ladies! There are rocky side u can walk out on...so wear good shoes. Its a nice bonus for older kids to walk on the rocks. Nice for pictures too. Not packed...More

Thank Tabatha F
Reviewed March 14, 2017

Enjoy the Waterview, the great architecture and art sculptures. Great place for a picnic and some local history.

Thank bayberry39
Reviewed December 25, 2016

The lighthouse isn't much to look at - in fact - you can't even go into it - and it's small. But it's the mansion next door that will get your attention. The doors were unlocked when I wandered by, so I was able to...More

Thank Sekjr
Reviewed December 17, 2016 via mobile

What an amazing view! One of my favorite things about Connecticut is the shoreline and all of the attractions. Avery Point is a great place to go if you need to relax or do some thinking. A hidden gem in our state!

Thank Nelson5454
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