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Silver Sands State Park, Milford

(3.8/5 based on 280+ reviews on the web)
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. To visit Silver Sands State Park on your trip to Milford, use our Milford trip itinerary builder.
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  • Nice state park, with lots of parking. No cost free to get in. Room for sports, grills installed to use and porta pottys. Great water and Island views. No food sold 
  • Only positive is nice long boardwalk and free parking. Other than that it's an average beach with no other facilities or attractions. Being Milford on I-95, If city can develop it like Hammonasset sta...  more »
  • If you are seeking a location to get some exercise the boardwalk at Silver Sands is a great place. The City of Milford and the State of CT have done a great job converting a former garbage dump, yes d...  more »