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Rocky Neck State Park, East Lyme
Rocky Neck State Park, East Lyme
Rocky Neck's varied terrain offers something for everyone. A wide sand beach and large stone pavilion will appeal to to all. The park’s diverse trail system provides interesting walks for viewing wildlife. Family camping at Rocky Neck is available at 160 wooded and open campsites. Saltwater fishing for mackerel, striped bass, blackfish and flounder from the beach and a stone jetty. A newly-constructed crabbing and wheel-chair accessible fishing pier located just off the main access road where it crosses Bride Brook provides additional water access. Camping reservations are required during the summer. Lifeguards not at all stations.

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 Location
View interactive map of Rocky Neck State Park Route 156 (PO Box 676 Niantic, CT)
East Lyme, Connecticut
Phone -(860) 739-5471
 Water Quality Report
State Swimming Area Water Quality Report
 Fees
State Park Fees
 Directions
From the East: Take I-95 South to exit 72 Turn left and take Route 156 east for 1/4 mile to the park. The park's street address is 244 West Main Street (Route 156).
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From the West: Take I-95 North to exit 72. Turn left and take Route 156 east for 1/4 mile to the park. The park's street address is 244 West Main Street (Route 156).
 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 -CT Department of Energy & Environmental Protection
Address -79 Elm Street
 Hartford, CT 06106-5127
 Facilities
Access PierAccess Pier
CampingCamping
Food ConcessionFood Concession
Handicapped AccessHandicapped Access
Picnic AreaPicnic Area
Sanitary Facilities (seasonal)Sanitary Facilities (seasonal)
RV CampingRV Camping
 Activities
Bird and WildlifeBird and Wildlife
CrabbingCrabbing
FishingFishing
Historic, Cultural InterestHistoric, Cultural Interest
Supervised SwimmingSupervised Swimming
Unsupervised SwimmingUnsupervised Swimming
TrailsTrails
 Environment
Fronting Long Island SoundFronting Long Island Sound
Rocky ShoreRocky Shore
Sandy BeachSandy Beach
Tidal RiverTidal River
Tidal WetlandTidal Wetland

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