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Waterford Beach Park, Waterford
Waterford Beach Park, Waterford
Waterford Beach Park offers visitors a  rare opportunity to experience an unmodified  natural beach with outstanding views of Long Island Sound and extensive tidal marsh.  This nearly 1/4 mile long sandy beach provides one of the best examples of an intact  dune system in the State. Municipal tennis courts nearby. Daily parking passes for non-residents can be purchased at the gate and seasonal passes sold through the Parks and Recreation Department. Parking is limited, so plan to arrive early on the weekends. Follow signs to the adjacnet Eugene O'Neil Theater to find this site.Consult the Town of Waterford's website or call the Parks and Recreation Department (860-444-5881) for a current fee schedule.

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Waterford, Connecticut
Yes. Contact Town of Waterford for fee schedule.
From the East: Take I-95 South to exit 84 South (Route 32). Route 32 becomes Eugene O'Neill Drive. Turn right onto Governor Winthrop Boulevard. Turn left onto Huntington Street. Turn right onto Jay Street. Jay Street becomes Truman Street. Turn right onto Bank Street. Turn left onto Route 213/Ocean Avenue for 1.9 miles. Turn right onto Route 213/Niles Hill Road. Route 213 becomes Great Neck Road.
From the West: Take I-95 North to exit 81. Turn left onto Parkway South. Turn right onto Cross Road. Turn slight left onto Boston Post Road. Turn right onto Avery Lane. Avery Lane becomes Route 213/Great Neck Road. Turn left onto Braman Road for 1.1 miles. Turn right onto Dimmock Road. Turn left onto Route 213/Great Neck Road.
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 Site Contact Information
Website -Town of Waterford
Address -24 Hartford Road
 Waterford, CT 06385
Picnic AreaPicnic Area
Sanitary Facilities (seasonal)Sanitary Facilities (seasonal)
Bird and WildlifeBird and Wildlife
Supervised SwimmingSupervised Swimming
Intertidal FlatIntertidal Flat
Fronting Long Island SoundFronting Long Island Sound
Rocky ShoreRocky Shore
Sandy BeachSandy Beach
Tidal WetlandTidal Wetland

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