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Great place to take in the water view

Nice beach with adjacent park and attractions there (sports fields, playground and the Beach House... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2018
Charles M
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Stratford, Connecticut
Nice Beach

Wasn’t very busy. Beautiful views. It is early fall so I don’t know how crowded it gets during the... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
JohnD2032016
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Seymour, Connecticut
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not sure what is like in the summer but on this early spring day it was easy to get to and was a great place to take a walk after lunch at Knapp's Landing.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Anne R
Reviewed March 19, 2019

If you want to have a quiet peaceful day at the beach steer clear of the pavilions. The town rents them out for parties and there are no limitations on the blaring music they play. You hear it up and down the beach and no...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kerry C
Reviewed October 7, 2018

This beach/park is a lot cleaner than it used to be and the bathrooms and parking lots have been upgraded. I wish the water was a little cleaner but do jump in to cool off while on my SUP

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kevin W
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Nice beach with adjacent park and attractions there (sports fields, playground and the Beach House Grill is at the entrance of the park area). Good open space and room for everyone. Ample parking and easy entry. Good for solo, group, family , just about any...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Charles M
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Great for everyone from young to old. Easy parking, great walking, NO fishing! NO pets! Ball fields, playground, facilities, bbq’s, shelters. See the great fireworks displays in July!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Y6781DCrobertb
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Wasn’t very busy. Beautiful views. It is early fall so I don’t know how crowded it gets during the summer months. We played the small 9 Hole par 3 golf course.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JohnD2032016
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

For a beach in the northeast which is not popular, this beach is excellent, fill with amenities golf, tennis, volleyball, soccer, bbq stands, a diner..just excellent.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank joegU6326MT
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

I love to gon sit by the water and just chill. Don't like when the teenagers come and blast their music but otherwise most are respectful there. I go all times of the year.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank dlmurphy01
Reviewed August 25, 2018

I really enjoy Short Beach. Well maintained and a nice play ground for kids. Fun to fish there as well. Pack a lunch and spend the day!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank cthonesttraveler
Reviewed July 15, 2018

We were looking for a beach outside of NY but not too far. Reviews of Sherwood Island Park were hit and miss especially the geese droppings and crowded on weekends review. My teenage daughter discovered Short Beach review and we took a chance. Paid out...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Beach Stickers for non-residents are $150/season or $20/day for Long Beach and Short Beach. 
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