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Boardwalk at Ocean Beach Park, New London
Boardwalk at Ocean Beach Park, New London
Ocean Beach Park provides the total beach experience including a rare wide sandy beach, 1/2 mile boardwalk, a water slide, and nature walk with an observation platform in a reclaimed dune area. Other facilities includes an Olympic size outdoor pool, a large pavilion, and new fenced in playscape. Visitors can view the New London Ledge Lighthouse while walking the boardwalk or sandy beach. There is a platform (funded by the LIS license plate fund) for wildlife observation and a nature walk along Alewife Cove. Fee to access site. For more information and to check the current fee schedule see Ocean Beach Park.


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 Location
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New London, Connecticut
 Fees
Yes. Contact City of New London for fee schedule.
 Directions
From the East: Take I-95 South to exit 84 South which will put you on Route 32. Route 32 becomes Eugene O'Neill Drive. Then turn right onto Governor Winthrop Boulevard. Turn left onto Huntington Street and then a right onto Jay Street. Jay Street Becomes Truman Street in which you will take a right onto Bank Street. Turn left on Ocean Avenue. Follow until end and it will put you at Ocean Beach Park.
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From the West: Take I-95 North to exit 83. Stay straight onto Huntington Street. Turn right onto Jay Street. Jay Street becomes Truman Street. Turn right onto Bank Street. Then take a left onto Ocean Avenue. Follow until end and it will put you at Ocean Beach Park.
 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 New London
Address -120 Broad Street
 New London, CT
 Facilities
Food ConcessionFood Concession
Handicapped AccessHandicapped Access
Picnic AreaPicnic Area
Sanitary Facilities (seasonal)Sanitary Facilities (seasonal)
 Activities
Bird and WildlifeBird and Wildlife
Supervised SwimmingSupervised Swimming
TrailsTrails
WalkwaysWalkways
 Environment
Fronting Long Island SoundFronting Long Island Sound
Sandy BeachSandy Beach
Tidal WetlandTidal Wetland

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