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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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  • The sky over Hammonasset Beach is constantly changing and always beautiful. There is a very long stretch of wide sandy beach and a 1/2 mile or so of rocky shore line as well. The bird life is excellen...  more »
  • The beach was crowded beautifully maintained and not (May). The whole site is in TOP condition. Ticket prices are slightly higher, but the Park is also well maintained.
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  • The state of Connecticut seems to spend generously on this state park and its paid off. The walking paths, beaches, nature center and open areas are well worth a trip in the off season. Whether you ar...  more »