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Hammonasset Beach State Park

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Address: 1288 Boston Post Rd, South of I-95 Exit 62, Madison, CT 06443
Phone Number: 203-245-2785
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Sandy beach ideal for walking.

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A day at the beach with the family Arrival at 9am this place is beautiful in New England area, this place get pad around 12noon no shades, need to bring you unbrella beach... Sand... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Jose L
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A day at the beach with the family Arrival at 9am this place is beautiful in New England area, this place get pad around 12noon no shades, need to bring you unbrella beach... Sand is full of sea shells recomend you water shoes specialy for kids, shallow waters, bathrooms are clean nice to spend the day at the beach.!!

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Thank Jose L
Warwick, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

What a great beach! It was so clean we loved every second of our trip and can't wait to go back! We were there camping and love how close everything and how relaxing of a trip it was.

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Thank ngaffney13
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very clean and well kept beaches, bathrooms, and picnic areas. It was our first time visiting the beach and we were pleasantly surprised. We visited on a weekday and only paid $9 (CT resident) for the entrance to the park and it was well worth the money. They had plenty of parking space and the beach/sand was very enjoyable. They... More 

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Thank Autumn K
Kent, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The beach is clean with Pavilions, boardwalks and concession stands. Can be very crowded during peak so get there early. Also, the beach is rocky in case you want to bring wet shoes, especially for walking the coast.

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Thank Nikki J
Madison, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Beautiful beach, camping sites, open fields, walkways, easy access-facilities. Clean, orderly, staff is professional and helpful. Has a nature building which is fascinating. Just an overall great place for the whole family.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I spent the day here and enjoyed it greatly. The sand has a lot of shells so use your flip flops or walk with caution since there is no Boardwalk. It wasn't too crowded even on a hot Saturday. I had plenty of room! Lots of families and not too loud.

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1 Thank mal016
Danielson, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love this beach. Drive about an hour from northeastern CT every summer. Long beach, beautiful scenery. Some rocks and shells on the beach but good swimming and people watching. Only $9 for CT residents to get in for the day. Newly renovated bathrooms, outdoor showers and concessions.

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Thank Christine D
Columbia, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautifull campground. I was there in september of 2015 and it was nice and quiet. Some trees but mostly open. Very clean showers and toilets.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well if you're staying at the Madison Beach hotel that's kind of just kind of gets you away from that for a little bit but you're still able to walk and you're like in the forest and then you're like on the water so it's pretty cool. I definitely recommend for people that love to feel like they're in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A gorgeous, peaceful and relaxing day spent at this beach for our anniversary! The bathrooms were immaculate and so was the beach. The sand was soft and perfect to sprawl out on a towel. Will be returning very soon.

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