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Hole-in-the-Wall Beach, East Lyme
Hole-in-the-Wall Beach, East Lyme
Stroll this small crescent beach and the adjacent McCook Park trails followed by a dip at the beach's shallow waters that's perfect for youngsters still learning to swim. You must obtain a parking pass at the Parks and Recreation offices (Tel. 860-739-5828) located at the Library and Community Center building on Society Road (Monday-Friday) to access the parking lot for the Park. On weekends, passes may be purchased at the Beach's support building located at the entrance to the beach. This site previously provided access to the western terminus of the Niantic Bay Boardwalk which was damaged by recent storms and is scheduled to reopen summer/fall of 2014. . Car-top boat access is allowed ONLY to the left (east side) of the jetty at this beach.

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 Location
View interactive map of Hole-in-the-Wall Beach Baptist Lane
East Lyme (Niantic), Connecticut
 Fees
Yes. Contact Town of East Lyme for fee schedule.
 Directions
From the East: Take I-95 South to exit 74. Turn left onto Route 161/Flanders Road, which turns into Pennsylvania Avenue. Follow to end where it meets Main Street. Turn right onto Main Street, continue west for approximately .3 miles, then turn left onto Baptist Lane, proceeding to the end of the road.
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From the West: Take I-95 North to exit 72, which is the Rocky Neck Connector. Turn right onto the Rocky Neck Connector. Follow .5 miles until the intersection with Route 156/West Main Street. Turn left onto West Main Street. Continue on West Main Street for approximately 2.9 miles. West Main Street becomes Main Street. Turn right onto Baptist Lane, proceeding to the end of the road.
 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 East Lyme
Address -108 Pennsylvania Avenue
 Niantic, CT 06357
 Facilities
Handicapped AccessHandicapped Access
Sanitary Facilities (seasonal)Sanitary Facilities (seasonal)
 Activities
CrabbingCrabbing
FishingFishing
Supervised SwimmingSupervised Swimming
Unsupervised SwimmingUnsupervised Swimming
 Environment
Harbor SettingHarbor Setting
Fronting Long Island SoundFronting Long Island Sound
Sandy BeachSandy Beach

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