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Branford Point, Branford
Branford Point, Branford
Branford Point lookout allows for a nearly 360 degree view of Branford Harbor.  Views vary from marinas and recreational boaters using the harbor to the Town Beach.  Parking is free, but limited.   Fishing is permitted from the stone lookout but the adjacent public dock provides more area to fish from.

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Branford, Connecticut
From the East: Take I-95 South to exit 54. Turn left onto Cedar Street and follow for .7 miles. Turn right at the end of Cedar Street onto Main Street and travel .1 mile to Kirkham Street. Turn left onto Kirkham Street and follow for .5 miles. Then turn left onto Harbor Street and follow .8 miles to its end.
From the West: Take I-95 North to exit 53. Turn slightly to the right onto the Branford Connector and follow for .6 miles. Next, make a slight right onto West Main Street heading West for an extremely short distance to the next stop light. Then turn left onto Short Beach Road and follow for .4 miles. Turn left onto Stannard Avenue and proceed .6 miles, at which point one can turn right onto Harbor Street. Follow Harbor Street .3 miles to its end.
Parking Lot
The site includes 2 handicapped parking spaces with a paved ramp readily available for wheelchair accessibility. Also, there are 2 handicapped parking spaces in the adjacent parking lot for pier/dock access, although one could use those spaces to access the Branford Point overlook site.
 Site Contact Information
Website -Town of Branford
Address -46 Church Street
 Branford, CT 06405
Access PierAccess Pier
Handicapped AccessHandicapped Access
Picnic AreaPicnic Area
Bird and WildlifeBird and Wildlife
Bluff, EscarpmentBluff, Escarpment
Harbor SettingHarbor Setting
Rocky ShoreRocky Shore
Tidal RiverTidal River

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