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Coastal Access SitePear Tree Point Beach Park
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View from Pear Tree Point Beach Park, Darien
View from Pear Tree Point Beach Park, Darien
Pear Tree Point Beach is an 8-acre beach loaded with amenities including picnic tables and grills, a bath house, a gazebo, and a concession stand in addition to two great beaches.  It also features an excellent boat launch ramp.

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 Location
View interactive map of Pear Tree Point Beach Park Pear Tree Point Road
Darien, Connecticut
 Fees
Yes. Contact City of Darien for fee schedule.
 Directions
From the East: Take I-95 South to Exit 11. At the end of the exit ramp, turn left onto Route 1/Boston Post Road and proceed 1.0 mile. Next, turn left onto Ring's End Road and follow .5 miles to its end. Then, turn right onto Goodwives River Road and continue .1 mile, at which point the road forks. Bear slightly to the right and embark upon Pear Tree Point Road and follow .6 miles. The entrance to Pear Tree Point Beach Park will be located on the right.
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From the West: Take I-95 North to Exit 10. At the end of the exit ramp, turn right onto Noroton Avenue, and proceed .5 miles. Next, turn left onto Route 1/Boston Post Road and continue .1 mile. Then, turn right onto Ring's End Road and follow .5 miles to its end. Turn right onto Goodwives River Road and proceed .1 mile, at which point the road forks. Bear slightly to the right and embark upon Pear Tree Point Road and follow .6 miles. The entrance to Pear Tree Point Beach Park will be located on the right.
 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 -City of Darien
Address -Town Hall, 2 Renshaw Road
 Darien, CT 06820
 Facilities
Boat Launch RampBoat Launch Ramp
Car-top Boat AccessCar-top Boat Access
Food ConcessionFood Concession
Handicapped AccessHandicapped Access
Picnic AreaPicnic Area
Sanitary Facilities (seasonal)Sanitary Facilities (seasonal)
 Activities
Bird and WildlifeBird and Wildlife
BoatingBoating
FishingFishing
Supervised SwimmingSupervised Swimming
Unsupervised SwimmingUnsupervised Swimming
 Environment
Harbor SettingHarbor Setting
Fronting Long Island SoundFronting Long Island Sound
Rocky ShoreRocky Shore
Sandy BeachSandy Beach
Tidal RiverTidal River
Tidal WetlandTidal Wetland

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