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Silver Sands State Park, Milford
(3.8/5 based on 260+ 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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  • If you have opportunity, attend the sunrise on the sound, the stretch of sea between Connecticut and Long Island, it is a beauty, and while walking, can see deer and birds of any kind
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  • My favorite place for a sunset walk on the boeardwalk while listening to the seagulls and smelling the sea air. 
  • we brought our metal detectors and while the adults were looking for treasures the kids were playing in the sand looking for crabs. the beach was a quiet place that's kept clean and it's a fun place f...  more »