Silver Sands State Park, Milford

3.8
#2 of 11 in Beaches in Connecticut
Offering seemingly endless opportunities for exploring and general adventure, Silver Sands State Park features long stretches of beaches, sand dunes, salt marshes, and woods. The park was established following the 1955 hurricane that destroyed many local homes. Come for the swimming, hiking, and bird watching, and stay for the picnicking spots and long walks. The water is clear and warm, offering nature lovers a clear window into the world of seashells and schools of fish. A bird sanctuary makes up part of the park, and is the rumored home of Captain Kidd's buried treasure. Arrange your visit to Silver Sands State Park and discover more family-friendly attractions in Milford using our Milford road trip planner.
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  • Parking is free and, after leaving the parking lot, the paved & wooden walkways are well-kept. The walkways do drop abruptly into the sand, causing an unexpected drop & twisted ankle if you're not wat...  more »
  • Very nice beach and recreation area Might need a Milford CT resident sticker for parking Enjoy!! Not the Atlantic Ocean rather LI Sound so safe for young children  more »
  • Great views. The board walk is well maintained. The trails could use some work. Good place to run ‍♀️  more »

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