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Sandy Point, West Haven
Sandy Point, West Haven
Sandy Point is a long stretch of sandy beach extending into New Haven Harbor that is popular for birding. To help you reach Sandy Point, some routes leading to this site are posted with the brown and white Long Island Sound Access sign Long Island Sound Access sign.
 Location
View interactive map of Sandy Point Beach Street
West Haven, Connecticut
 Fees
Yes. Contact City of West Haven for fee schedule.
 Directions
From the East: Take I-95 South to exit 44. Turn slight right onto Kimberly Avenue. Take a left onto First Avenue. First Avenue becomes Beach Street. Sandy Point will be on your left.
address
From the West: Take I-95 North to exit 44. Take the West Haven Ramp. Turn left onto Kimberly Avenue. Turn left onto First Avenue. First Avenue becomes Beach Street. Sandy Point will be on your left.
 Parking
Parking Lot
 Site Contact Information
Website -City of West Haven
Address -355 Main Street
 West Haven, CT 06516
 Facilities
Sanitary Facilities (seasonal)Sanitary Facilities (seasonal)
 Activities
Bird and WildlifeBird and Wildlife
FishingFishing
Unsupervised SwimmingUnsupervised Swimming
TrailsTrails
WalkwaysWalkways
 Environment
Intertidal FlatIntertidal Flat
Fronting Long Island SoundFronting Long Island Sound
Sandy BeachSandy Beach
Tidal RiverTidal River
Tidal WetlandTidal Wetland

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