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Hammonasset Beach State Park, Madison
(4.2/5 based on 380+ reviews on the web)
Visit Connecticut’s largest shoreline park with its 2 mi (3.2 km) long beach. and swim, surf, or relax under the sun at Hammonasset Beach State Park. Stroll along the boardwalk for scenic views of the sea, or extend your stay by camping in the park, whose abundance of large, well-maintained campsites are perfect for nature-lovers. The park offers plenty of bathrooms and shower facilities, as well as jogging paths and coastal trails. Pop into the open-air amphitheater, which occasionally projects outdoor movies. To visit Hammonasset Beach State Park on your trip to Madison, use our Madison vacation route planner.
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  • Gotta go, beautiful. State park put above and beyond the norm . Take family kids and enjoy everyday.. 
  • Growing up going to Madison all of the time, Hammonasset was always a great destination where it definitely feels like summer. Food stands, people, it's a great place to come with family. The beaches ...  more »
  • This is a state park that not only provides access to Long Island Sound but the Megs Point Nature Center, campgrounds, and hiking & biking trails. There is a reservation system for the campgrounds.