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Mack Lane Water Acess Area, Essex
Mack Lane Water Acess Area, Essex
Launch a car-top boat here and paddle away an afternoon in this scenic tidal river.  An access pier makes this a good fishing spot.  Visitors should bring binoculars to watch birds and other wildlife at this site.  Exercise caution:  steep slopes must be negotiated carefully. To help you reach Mack Lane Water Access Area, 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
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Essex, Connecticut
 Fees
None
 Directions
From the East: Take I-95 South to Exit 69, and travel onto Route 9 North. Proceed on Route 9 North for 3.4 miles. Take Exit 3, and at the end of the exit ramp, turn right onto Route 154/Middlesex Turnpike/Saybrook Road. Proceed approximately .3 miles and then turn left onto South Main Street. Continue an extremely short distance and then turn right onto Mack Lane. Follow Mack Lane to the end to access this site.
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From the West: Take I-95 North to Exit 69, and travel onto Route 9 North. Proceed on Route 9 North for 3.4 miles. Take Exit 3, and at the end of the exit ramp, turn right onto Route 154/Middlesex Turnpike/Saybrook Road. Proceed approximately .3 miles and then turn left onto South Main Street. Continue an extremely short distance and then turn right onto Mack Lane. Follow Mack Lane to the end to access this site.
 Parking
On street parking
 Site Contact Information
Website -Town of Essex
Address -Essex Town Hall, P.O. Box 98
 Essex, CT 06426
 Facilities
Access PierAccess Pier
Car-top Boat AccessCar-top Boat Access
 Activities
Bird and WildlifeBird and Wildlife
BoatingBoating
CrabbingCrabbing
FishingFishing
 Environment
Tidal RiverTidal River

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