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Parker Harding Plaza, Westport
Parker Harding Plaza, Westport
Parker Harding Plaza is located in downtown Westport.  The waterfront walkway and wooden boardwalk, which extend onto a peninsula, offer great views of the Saugatuck River and associated wetlands.  The site is convenient to shopping and other waterfront public access sites.  Parker Harding Plaza is located adjacent to the <a href=site.asp?siteid=348>Gorham Island</a> public access site. To help you reach Parker Harding Plaza, 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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Westport, Connecticut
From the East: Take I-95 South. Take exit 18 to Sherwood Island State Park and continue 0.16 miles. Take the ramp to US-1/Westport and continue 0.09 miles. Take the Sherwood Island Connector/Route 476 North and continue 0.98 miles. Turn left onto Post Road E/US-1 South and continue 1.39 miles. Turn right onto Main Street and continue 0.19 miles. Turn left onto Parker Harding Plz.
From the West: Take I-95 North. Take the Route 136 exit 17 to Route 33/Westport/Saugatuck and continue 0.27 miles. Turn slight left onto Saugatuck Avenue/Route 136. Continue to follow Saugatuck Avenue and continue 0.41 miles. Saugatuck Avenue becomes Riverside Avenue/Route 33 and continue 1.21 miles. Turn right onto US-1/Post Road West and continue 0.13 miles. Turn left onto Parker Harding Plz.
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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 Westport
Address -260 South Compo Road
 Westport, CT 06880
Food ConcessionFood Concession
Handicapped AccessHandicapped Access
Picnic AreaPicnic Area
Bird and WildlifeBird and Wildlife
Historic, Cultural InterestHistoric, Cultural Interest
Tidal RiverTidal River

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