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View of pavillion and sandy beach at Short Beach Park, Stratford
View of pavillion and sandy beach at Short Beach Park, Stratford
Short Beach Park is a large park area with many amenities including a par-3 golf course, miniature golf, platform tennis, basketball courts, beach volleyball, playscape, swimming and passive recreation. To help you reach Short Beach Park, some routes leading to this site are posted with the brown and white Long Island Sound Access sign Long Island Sound Access sign.

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 Location
View interactive map of Short Beach Park Dorne Drive
Stratford, Connecticut
 Fees
Yes. Contact Town of Stratford for fee schedule.
 Directions
From the East: Take I-95 South to exit 32. Turn left onto Linden Avenue. Make another left onto West Broad Street. You will go through a roundabout. Turn right onto Route 113/Main Street, follow for 2.1 miles. Turn left onto Short Beach Road. Stay straight to go onto Dorne Drive. Follow Dorne Drive and it will put you into Short Beach Park.
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From the West: Take I-95 North to exit 30. Take the ramp to Sikorsky Memorial Airport. Take a slight right onto Laorship Boulevard/Route 113. Stay straight to go onto Access Road. Make a right onto Main Street. Take a left onto Short Beach Road. Stay straight to go onto Dorne Drive. Follow Dorne Drive and it will put you into Short Beach Park.
 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 Stratford
Address -1 Dorne Drive
 Stratford, CT
 Facilities
Food ConcessionFood Concession
Handicapped AccessHandicapped Access
Picnic AreaPicnic Area
Sanitary Facilities (seasonal)Sanitary Facilities (seasonal)
 Activities
Bird and WildlifeBird and Wildlife
FishingFishing
Supervised SwimmingSupervised Swimming
TrailsTrails
WalkwaysWalkways
 Environment
Intertidal FlatIntertidal Flat
Sandy BeachSandy Beach
Tidal RiverTidal River

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