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Cove Island Park

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This is one of my favorite places to visit when in Stamford. You can hang out on the beach or go... read more

Reviewed December 11, 2018
Great place in Stamford for kids

It is a great place for kids, the LO loves the play area . The park is great to bike, run and bbq... read more

Reviewed December 11, 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

This is one of my favorite places to visit when in Stamford. You can hang out on the beach or go into the water. Beautiful views even in the off months.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

It is a great place for kids, the LO loves the play area . The park is great to bike, run and bbq. It has enough parking but gets busy in the summer.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jahangir A
Reviewed November 26, 2018

We wished itd been warmer on our visit but we all bundled up for a good walk around and were able to burn off some extra pie from dinner without feeling like we was in the woods or having to sweat in a gym. A...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank petebuccantini
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Very nice park on the water. Excellent walking trails. Clean. Fee for parking on the grounds May thru Sept. enforced 24/7. Cove Island Park has it all including developed recreation facilities such as a 1-mile loop walking/running trail, children's play area, a roller blade/cycling path...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank gwschiff
Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

An absolutely fantastic place to go for a jog/walk. The views of the coast and waterways are gorgeous. The park has plenty of places to sit and relax or just watch the tide go in and out. Got a good 5 mile walk in with...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MattRoelandts
Reviewed October 6, 2018

Since it is restricted in the Summer, I miss perhaps the best season. It is a lovely place to walk-very flat-and enjoy the views of the water.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 29dora
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Beautiful views of the LI Sound, great sunrise and sunsets(perfect with friends and something to quench your thirst)... Wonderful Children's Playground. Adequate Stationary Exercise Circuit. Great place to walk and jog. Two beaches to enjoy in the summer time. Free late September to April. May...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank anndzenutis
Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

I visited friends in Darien for Thanksgiving, and this is one of the places they showed me. It may be lovely in the Summer, but in late November, it just looked cold.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank califcasl
Reviewed September 8, 2018

Great place to view the sound and go for a walk - very close to downtown. Something for everyone. Always a good time

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank dynoflash
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Best place on the waterfront. I have been visiting this park for last 20 years and never get enough of it. Soundwater maintains a museum and learning center for kids. Beautiful beaches, swimming allowed. Free rides in a tiny train on the weekends. Also, do...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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April 8, 2018|
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Response from DcMbb | Reviewed this property |
I took the bus and it was free to get in. I went in October though, not summer. I didn't pay attention to any fee signs, either because they were only for cars or because I was visiting beyond the dates for which they apply... More
July 27, 2017|
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I believe you need a Connecticut fishing license to fish.