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Chaffinch Island Park, Guilford
Chaffinch Island Park, Guilford
Lovely municipal park suitable for passive recreational use with few facilities. Site offers views of the mouth of the West River, Long Island Sound and Faulkner’s Island.

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 Location
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Guilford, Connecticut
 Fees
None
 Directions
From the East: Take I-95 South to exit 58. Turn left off the exit onto Route 77 South (Church Street). Travel south on Route 77 for approximately 0.8 miles to the center of Guilford. Turn right onto Broad Street and then take a quick left onto Whitfield Street driving around the Guilford Town Green. Continue south on Whitfield Street for approximately 0.2 miles. Turn right onto Route 146 (Water Street) and travel approximately 1 mile. Turn a slight left onto Mulberry Point Road. Travel on Mulberry Point Road for approximately 0.5 miles. Turn left onto Chaffinch Island Road. Travel approximately 0.7 miles to the end of Chaffinch Island Road where Chaffinch Island Park is located.
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From the West: Take I-95 North to exit 58. Travel for approximately 0.3 miles and turn right off the exit onto Route 77 South (Church Street). Travel south on Route 77 for approximately 0.8 mile to the center of Guilford. Turn right onto Broad Street and then take a quick left onto Whitfield Street driving around the Guilford Town Green. Continue south on Whitfield Street for approximately 0.2 miles. Turn right onto Route 146 (Water Street) and travel approximately 1 mile. Turn a slight left onto Mulberry Point Road. Travel on Mulberry Point Road for approximately 0.5 miles. Turn left onto Chaffinch Island Road. Travel approximately 0.7 miles to the end of Chaffinch Island Road where Chaffinch Island Park is located.
 Parking
Parking Lot
 Accessibility
Parts of the site offering views of the water are wheelchair accessible. Some facilities/uses listed may not be fully accessible to the mobility-impaired.
 Site Contact Information
Website -Town of Guilford
Address -32 Church Street
 Guilford, CT 06437
 Facilities
Handicapped AccessHandicapped Access
Picnic AreaPicnic Area
Sanitary Facilities (seasonal)Sanitary Facilities (seasonal)
 Activities
Bird and WildlifeBird and Wildlife
CrabbingCrabbing
FishingFishing
 Environment
Harbor SettingHarbor Setting
Intertidal FlatIntertidal Flat
Fronting Long Island SoundFronting Long Island Sound
Sandy BeachSandy Beach
Tidal RiverTidal River
Tidal WetlandTidal Wetland

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