Connecticut Saltwater Shore Locations

AMENITIES KEY
boat launch Boat Launch
picnic area Picnic Area
handicap access Handicap Access
dock/pier access Pier/Dock Access
Enhanced Fishing Area

( ct-enhanced Enhanced Shore Fishing Access Sites are locations where smaller summer flounder – fluke (16 inch minimum length) and scup (9 inch minimum length) may be taken.)

TOWN AMENITIES COASTAL LOCATION ADDRESS
Branford picnic areadock/pier accesshandicap access Branford Point Harbor St. , Branford
Branford boat launch Branford River State Boat Launch Goodsell Point Rd. , Branford
Branford picnic areadock/pier access Stony Creek Town Dock and Beach Thimble Island Rd. and Indian Point Rd. , Branford
Bridgeport dock/pier accesshandicap access Pleasure Beach Fishing Pier 1 Central Ave. & Long Beach St. , Bridgeport
Bridgeport boat launchpicnic areadock/pier accesshandicap access Saint Mary’s by the Sea Eames Blvd. (via Gilman St.)
Bridgeport boat launchpicnic areadock/pier accesshandicap access Seaside Park Park Ave., Bridgeport
Clinton picnic areadock/pier accesshandicap access Clinton Landing 53 East Main St., Clinton
Clinton picnic areadock/pier accesshandicap access Clinton Town Marina Riverside Dr., Clinton
Clinton boat launch Clinton Town Marina Boat Launch Riverside Dr., Clinton
Darien boat launchpicnic areahandicap access Pear Tree Point Beach Park Pear Tree Point Rd,. Darien
Darien picnic areahandicap access Weed Beach Nearwater Ln., Darien
Deep River Brockway Ferry Landing Brockway Ferry Rd.
Deep River boat launchpicnic areadock/pier accesshandicap access Deep River Town Dock River St., Deep River
East Haddam picnic areahandicap access Gillette Castle State Park River Rd., East Haddam
East Haven Farm River State Park Mansfield Grove Rd. and 140 Short Beach Rd., East Haven
East Lyme picnic areadock/pier accesshandicap access Cini Memorial Park Main St., East Lyme
East Lyme handicap access Hole-in-the-Wall Beach Baptist Ln., East Lyme
East Lyme picnic areahandicap access McCook Park McCook Place, East Lyme
East Lyme Railroad Beach Old Rope Ferry Road/Route 156
East Lyme picnic areadock/pier accesshandicap access Rocky Neck State Park Route 156, East Lyme
Essex Alt Water Access Area Collins Ln., Essex
Essex handicap access Bushnell Park Bushnell St., Essex
Essex boat launchdock/pier accesshandicap access Essex Town Dock Main St., Essex
Essex boat launchpicnic areadock/pier accesshandicap access Essex Town Park Nott Ln., Essex
Essex handicap access Little Point Street Little Point St., Essex
Essex dock/pier access Mack Lane Water Access Area Mack Ln., Essex
Essex boat launch Nott Lane Open Space Nott Ln., Essex
Essex Novelty Lane Water Access Area Novelty Ln., Essex
Essex boat launchhandicap access Scholes Lane Water Access Area Scholes Ln., Essex
Essex Turtle Creek Wildlife Sanctuary Fordham Rd., Essex
Fairfield boat launchpicnic areahandicap access Ash Creek Open Space Riverside Dr. and Turney Rd., Fairfield
Fairfield picnic areadock/pier accesshandicap access Jennings Beach South Benson Rd., Fairfield
Fairfield picnic areahandicap access Penfield Beach Fairfield Beach Rd., Fairfield
Fairfield Penfield Reef Fairfield Beach Rd., Fairfield
Fairfield handicap access Perry Green Harbor Rd., Fairfield
Fairfield Perry’s Mill Ponds Sturges Rd., Fairfield
Fairfield picnic areahandicap access Rickards Beach Fairfield Beach Rd., Fairfield
Groton boat launchdock/pier access Bayberry Lane State Boat Launch Bayberry Ln., Groton
Groton handicap access Bluff Point State Park and Reserve Depot Rd., Groton
Groton picnic areahandicap access Calf Pasture Overlook 770 Shennecossett Road
Groton picnic areahandicap access Eastern Point Beach Beach Pond Rd., Groton
Groton picnic areahandicap access Fort Rachel Marine 44 Water St. & Fort Rachel Place,Groton
Groton handicap access Fort Street Landing Thames St. at Fort St.
Groton boat launchhandicap access Kenneth Streeter State Boat Launch off Fairview Ave, Groton
Groton boat launch Mystic River State Boat Launch River Rd., Groton
Groton Palmer Court (Noank) Public Access Between 24 Palmer Court and 0 Riverview Ave., Groton
Groton picnic areahandicap access UCONN-Avery Point 1084 Shennecossett Road, Groton
Guilford picnic areahandicap access Chaffinch Island Park Chaffinch Island Rd., Guilford
Guilford East River Preserve Sullivan Drive or Clapboard Hill Rd. Trailheads, Guilford
Guilford boat launch East River State Boat Launch Neck Road (via Madison, no Guilford access)
Guilford handicap access Great Harbor Wildlife Management Area Trolley Rd., Guilford
Guilford boat launchpicnic areahandicap access Guilford Town Marina Old Whitfield St., Guilford
Guilford Trolley Road Coastal Access 110 Trolley Rd., Guilford
Ledyard picnic areahandicap access Erickson Park Military Highway, Ledyard
Ledyard Poquetanuck Cove Car-top Boat Launch Drawbridge Rd. off Rte. 12 bridge, Ledyard
Lyme Ely’s Ferry Landing Ely’s Ferry Rd., Lyme
Lyme Selden Neck State Park East of River Rd./Joshuatown Rd., Lyme
Madison dock/pier accesshandicap access East Wharf Beach 122 East Wharf Rd., Madison
Madison picnic areadock/pier accesshandicap access Hammonasset Beach State Park Boston Post Rd. (Rte. 1), Madison
Madison dock/pier access West Wharf Beach West Wharf Rd., Madison
Milford dock/pier access Belmont Avenue Fishing Access Area Belmont St., Milford
Milford handicap access Connecticut Audubon Coastal Center End of Milford Point Rd., Milford
Milford picnic areadock/pier accesshandicap access Gulf Beach Gulf St., Milford
Milford boat launchdock/pier accesshandicap access Housatonic River State Boat Launch Naugatuck Ave., Milford
Milford Mariners Point Condominiums 150 Trumbull Ave., Milford
Milford picnic area Silver Sands State Park Silver Sands Park Way, Milford
Milford Stewart B. McKinney National Wildlife Refuge-Milford Point Unit Milford Point Rd., Milford
Milford picnic areadock/pier accesshandicap access Walnut Beach 113 East Broadway, Milford
Milford boat launchpicnic areadock/pier accesshandicap access Wilcox Park Shipyard Ln./New Haven Ave., Milford
Montville boat launchdock/pier access Town of Montville Boat Launch Dock Rd., Uncasville
New Haven dock/pier accesshandicap access Criscuolo Park Chapel and James Streets, New Haven
New Haven picnic area East Rock Park English Drive, New Haven
New Haven picnic areahandicap access East Shore Park Woodward Ave., New Haven
New Haven picnic areadock/pier accesshandicap access Fort Nathan Hale Park Woodward Road Ave., New Haven
New Haven boat launchpicnic areadock/pier accesshandicap access Lighthouse Point Park Lighthouse Rd., New Haven
New Haven handicap access Long Wharf Nature Preserve Long Wharf Drive, New Haven
New Haven handicap access Quinnipiac River Park Front St., New Haven
New Haven dock/pier accesshandicap access The Sound School Pier and Walkway 17 Sea St., New Haven
New Haven West River Memorial Park E.T. Grasso Boulevard, New Haven
New London picnic areadock/pier accesshandicap access City Pier and Waterfront Park Captain’s Walk/State St., New London
New London dock/pier accesshandicap access Fort Trumbull State Park 90 Walbach St., New London
New London picnic areadock/pier access Riverside Park Adelaide St. and Crystal Ave., New London
New London boat launchhandicap access Thames River State Boat Launch End of State Pier Road (under Gold Star Bridge), New London
North Haven Quinnipiac River Water Access Area Banton St., North Haven
Norwalk picnic areadock/pier accesshandicap access Calf Pasture Beach Calf Pasture Beach Rd., Norwalk
Norwalk picnic area Community Beach Rowayton Ave., Norwalk
Norwalk Grassy Island Norwalk Harbor, Norwalk
Norwalk Harborview/T.J. Marina Cove Ave. and ThiRoad St., Norwalk
Norwalk dock/pier accesshandicap access Maritime Aquarium Park 10 North Water St., Norwalk
Norwalk picnic areadock/pier accesshandicap access Oyster Shell at Heritage Park Putnam Ave., Norwalk
Norwalk picnic areadock/pier access Public Boat Slips and Moorings at Veterans Memorial Park Seaview Ave., Norwalk
Norwalk Shea/Ram Island Norwalk Harbor, Norwalk
Norwalk picnic areadock/pier accesshandicap access Sheffield Island Lighthouse Sheffield Island, Norwalk
Norwalk Sono Harbor Associates Waterfront Overlook 50 Water St., Norwalk
Norwalk The Plains Island Norwalk Harbor, Norwalk
Norwalk picnic area Thomas Place Estate Wilson Ave. and Bluff Ave., Norwalk
Norwalk boat launchpicnic areadock/pier accesshandicap access Veteran’s Memorial Park Seaview Ave., Norwalk
Norwich Greeneville Dam Fishing Area Roosevelt Ave., Norwich
Norwich handicap access Heritage Riverfront Park Walkway Chelsea Harbor Drive to Sherman St., Norwich
Norwich boat launchdock/pier accesshandicap access Howard T. Brown Park Chelsea Harbor Drive, Norwich
Old Lyme picnic areadock/pier accesshandicap access CT DEEP Marine Headquarters-Ferry Landing Park Ferry Road at CT DEEP Marine Headquarters, Old Lyme
Old Lyme boat launch Four Mile River State Boat Launch Oakridge Drive, Old Lyme
Old Lyme boat launchhandicap access Great Island State Boat Launch Smith Neck Rd., Old Lyme
Old Lyme Great Island Wildlife Management Area West of boat launch (across tidal river) at the end of Smith Neck Rd., Old Lyme
Old Lyme Lieutenant River State Boat Launch Route 156 Bridge, Old Lyme
Old Lyme Pilgrim Landing Neck Rd., Old Lyme
Old Lyme picnic area Smith Neck Town Landing Smith Neck Rd., Old Lyme
Old Lyme picnic areahandicap access Sound View Beach southern end of Hartford Ave., Old Lyme
Old Lyme picnic area Watch Rock Park Joel Drive., Old Lyme
Old Saybrook boat launchdock/pier accesshandicap access Baldwin Bridge State Boat Launch Ferry Rd. (under Baldwin Bridge), Old Saybrook
Old Saybrook Fenwick Grove Coastal Forest 580 Maple Ave., Old Saybrook
Old Saybrook dock/pier accesshandicap access Old Saybrook Town Dock end of Sheffield St., Old Saybrook
Old Saybrook handicap access South Cove Causeway Rte. 154 over South Cove, Old Saybrook
Preston Poquetanuck Cove Water Access Rte. 2A, Preston
Shelton picnic area South Bank Open Space 610 River Rd., Shelton
Shelton boat launchpicnic areahandicap access Sunnyside Boat Ramp 418 River Rd., Shelton
Stamford dock/pier accesshandicap access Avalon Communities on Stamford Harbor Southfield Ave., Shelton
Stamford picnic areadock/pier accesshandicap access Cove Island Park Cove Rd., Stamford
Stamford picnic areadock/pier access Cummings Park Shippan Ave., Stamford
Stamford picnic areadock/pier accesshandicap access Village at Stamford Landing Southfield Ave., Stamford
Stonington boat launchhandicap access Barn Island State Boat Launch End of Palmer Neck Rd., Stonington
Stonington Barn Island Wildlife Management Area End of Palmer Neck Rd., Stonington
Stonington picnic areadock/pier accesshandicap access Mystic River Park Cottrell St., Stonington
Stonington Pawcatuck River Wildlife Management Area River Rd., Stonington
Stonington picnic areahandicap access Stonington Point Water St., Stonington
Stonington picnic areadock/pier accesshandicap access Stonington Town Dock Fishing Pier and Memorial Northwest St., Stonington
Stratford boat launchdock/pier accesshandicap access Birdseye Street Boat Launch Birdseye St., Stratford
Stratford dock/pier access Bond’s Dock Stratford Ave. and Shore Rd., Stratford
Stratford Long Beach Oak Bluff Drive, Stratford
Stratford Point-No-Point Beach Drive, Stratford
Stratford Russian Beach Beach Drive, Stratford
Stratford picnic areahandicap access Short Beach Park Dorne Drive, Stratford
Stratford picnic areadock/pier accesshandicap access The Dock Shopping Center 955 Ferry Boulevard., Stratford
Waterford boat launch Dock Road State Boat Launch Dock Road/Pleasure Beach, Waterford
Waterford picnic areahandicap access Harkness Memorial State Park off Great Neck Rd./Rte. 213, Waterford
Waterford Jordan Cove Water Access 3 Reed Ave., Waterford
Waterford picnic area Jordan Mill Park 15-17 Trumbull Lane, Waterford
Waterford picnic areahandicap access Mago Point Park River St., Waterford
Waterford boat launchhandicap access Niantic River State Boat Launch Second St., Waterford
Waterford picnic area Waterford Beach Park 305 Great Neck Rd., Waterford
West Haven dock/pier accesshandicap access Altschuler Beach Altschuler St., West Haven
West Haven picnic area Baybrook Beach New Haven Ave., West Haven
West Haven handicap access Bradley Point Park Captain Thomas Boulevard., West Haven
West Haven boat launchdock/pier accesshandicap access City Boat Ramp Beach St., West Haven
West Haven Dawson Avenue Beach/Abbott Park Dawson Ave. and Ocean Ave., West Haven
West Haven picnic areahandicap access Morse Beach Morse Ave./Beach St., West Haven
West Haven picnic areadock/pier accesshandicap access Oak Street Beach Oak St., West Haven
West Haven dock/pier accesshandicap access Peck Beach Peck Ave./Beach St., West Haven
West Haven Sandy Point Beach St., West Haven
West Haven Sandy Point Bird Sanctuary Beach St., Sandy Point, West Haven
West Haven handicap access Savin Rock Conference Center Water Access Rock St., West Haven
West Haven Seabluff Beach Captain Thomas Boulevard/Ocean Ave, West Haven
West Haven South Street Beach South St./Ocean Ave., West Haven
Westbrook boat launch Kirtland Landing Old Clinton Rd., Westbrook
Westport picnic areahandicap access Burying Hill Beach and Wetlands Beachside Ave., Westport
Westport handicap access Canal Road Water Access Area Canal Rd. and Cockenoe Drive, Westport
Westport picnic area Cockenoe Island Cockenoe Island, Westport
Westport boat launchpicnic areadock/pier accesshandicap access Compo Beach and Marina Compo Beach Rd., Westport
Westport Compo Colonial Cemetery Compo Beach Rd., Westport
Westport picnic areahandicap access Grace Salmon Park Imperial Ave., Westport
Westport picnic area Longshore Club Park and Marina mouth of the Saugatuck River, Westport
Westport picnic areahandicap access Pasacreta Park 185-225 Riverside Ave., Westport
Westport River House Tavern 313-315 Riverside Ave., Westport
Westport picnic areahandicap access Riverside Town Park 401-405 Riverside Ave., Westport
Westport handicap access Saugatuck River Access 83 Riverside Ave., Westport
Westport Saugatuck River Boardwalk 8-26 Wilton Rd., Westport
Westport boat launch Saugatuck River State Boat Launch Elaine Rd., Westport
Westport picnic areahandicap access Sherwood Island State Park Exit 18 off I-95, Westport
Westport Sherwood Mill Pond Walkway 33-35 Old Mill Rd., Westport
Westport Waterfront Walkway 285 Riverside 285 Riverside Ave., Westport
Westport Waterfront Walkway 341 Riverside 341 Riverside Ave., Westport

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