Hammonasset Beach State Park
3 miles long sandy beach, cycling trails, nature reserve center, bird watching, pretty walks and incredible sunsets all year around.
Fun beach with bathrooms and changing rooms. Can get crowded on the weekends, and parking can be expensive for cars without Connecticut license plates.
Bike to the beach and campground, go fishing or swimming, collect shells, or people watch. Free to drive in for CT residents.
State Park - free admission. Gorgeous beaches, trails, Nature Center. Great for walking, biking, dog-walking, hiking.