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Wetlands at Burying Hill Beach and Wetlands, Westport
Wetlands at Burying Hill Beach and Wetlands, Westport
Burying Hill Beach and Wetlands is located across the street from Greens Farms Academy, walking distance to Greens Farms railroad station and adjacent to <a href=site.asp?siteid=560>Sherwood Island State Park</a> beach.  A small quiet beachfront overlooking Long Island Sound with picnic tables and grills.  A parking fee is required from Memorial Day to October 1st. To help you reach Burying Hill Beach and Wetlands, 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 Burying Hill Beach and Wetlands Beachside Avenue
Westport, Connecticut
 Fees
Yes. Contact Town of Westport for fee schedule.
 Directions
From the East: Take I-95 South to exit 18 to Sherwood Island State Park and continue 0.16 miles. Take the ramp to US-1/Westport and continue 0.09 miles. Stay on Sherwood Island Connector/Route 476 North 0.08 miles. Turn right onto Nyala Farms Road and continue 0.20 miles. Turn right onto Greens Farms Road and continue 0.61 miles. Greens Farms Road becomes Beachside Avenue and continue 0.21 miles.
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From the West: Take I-95 North to exit 18 to Sherwood Island State Park and continue 0.22 miles. Turn left onto Sherwood Island Connector/Route 476 North and continue 0.25 miles. Turn right onto Nyala Farms Road and continue 0.20 miles. Turn right onto Greens Farms Road and continue 0.61 miles. Greens Farms Road becomes Beachside Avenue and continue 0.21 miles.
 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 Westport
Address -260 South Compo Road
 Westport, CT 06880
 Facilities
Handicapped AccessHandicapped Access
Picnic AreaPicnic Area
Sanitary Facilities (seasonal)Sanitary Facilities (seasonal)
 Activities
Bird and WildlifeBird and Wildlife
CrabbingCrabbing
FishingFishing
Historic, Cultural InterestHistoric, Cultural Interest
Supervised SwimmingSupervised Swimming
WalkwaysWalkways
 Environment
Bluff, EscarpmentBluff, Escarpment
Fronting Long Island SoundFronting Long Island Sound
Rocky ShoreRocky Shore
Sandy BeachSandy Beach
Tidal RiverTidal River
Tidal WetlandTidal Wetland

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