Connecticut Saltwater Shore Locations


Connecticut Saltwater Access

AMENITIES KEY
Image – Boat Launch
Image – Pier or Dock Access
Image – Enhanced Shore Fishing Access Sites are locations where smaller summer flounder – fluke (17 inch minimum length) and scup (9 inch minimum length) may be taken.
Image – Picnic Tables Available
Image – Handicap Access Available
TOWN AMENITIES COASTAL LOCATION ADDRESS
Branford Image Image Image Image Branford Point Harbor St., Branford
Branford Image Branford River State Boat Launch Goodsell Point Rd., Branford
Branford Image Image Stony Creek Town Dock and Beach Thimble Island Rd. and Indian Point Rd., Branford
Bridgeport Image Image Image Pleasure Beach Fishing Pier 1 Central Ave. & Long Beach St., Bridgeport
Bridgeport Image Image Image Image Image Saint Mary’s by the Sea Eames Blvd. (via Gilman St.)
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Seaside Park Park Ave., Bridgeport
Clinton Image Image Image Clinton Landing 53 East Main St., Clinton
Clinton Image Image Image Clinton Town Marina Riverside Dr., Clinton
Clinton Image Clinton Town Marina Boat Launch Riverside Dr., Clinton
Darien Image Image Image Pear Tree Point Beach Park Pear Tree Point Rd,. Darien
Darien Image Image Weed Beach Nearwater Ln., Darien
Deep River Brockway Ferry Landing Brockway Ferry Rd.
Deep River Image Image Image Image Deep River Town Dock River St., Deep River
East Haddam Image Image 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 Image Image Image Image Cini Memorial Park Main St., East Lyme
East Lyme Image Image Hole-in-the-Wall Beach Baptist Ln., East Lyme
East Lyme Image Image Image McCook Park McCook Place, East Lyme
East Lyme Railroad Beach Old Rope Ferry Road/Route 156
East Lyme Image Image Image Image Rocky Neck State Park Route 156, East Lyme
Essex Alt Water Access Area Collins Ln., Essex
Essex Image Bushnell Park Bushnell St., Essex
Essex Image Image Image Essex Town Dock Main St., Essex
Essex Image Image Image Image Essex Town Park Nott Ln., Essex
Essex Image Little Point Street Little Point St., Essex
Essex Image Mack Lane Water Access Area Mack Ln., Essex
Essex Image Nott Lane Open Space Nott Ln., Essex
Essex Novelty Lane Water Access Area Novelty Ln., Essex
Essex Image Image Scholes Lane Water Access Area Scholes Ln., Essex
Essex Turtle Creek Wildlife Sanctuary Fordham Rd., Essex
Fairfield Image Image Image Image Ash Creek Open Space Riverside Dr. and Turney Rd., Fairfield
Fairfield Image Image Image Image Jennings Beach South Benson Rd., Fairfield
Fairfield Image Image Image Penfield Beach Fairfield Beach Rd., Fairfield
Fairfield Image Penfield Reef Fairfield Beach Rd., Fairfield
Fairfield Image Perry Green Harbor Rd., Fairfield
Fairfield Perry’s Mill Ponds Sturges Rd., Fairfield
Fairfield Image Image Rickards Beach Fairfield Beach Rd., Fairfield
Groton Image Image Bayberry Lane State Boat Launch Bayberry Ln., Groton
Groton Image Bluff Point State Park and Reserve Depot Rd., Groton
Groton Image Image Calf Pasture Overlook 770 Shennecossett Road
Groton Image Image Image Eastern Point Beach Beach Pond Rd., Groton
Groton Image Image Fort Rachel Marine 44 Water St. & Fort Rachel Place,Groton
Groton Image Fort Street Landing Thames St. at Fort St.
Groton Image Image Kenneth Streeter State Boat Launch off Fairview Ave, Groton
Groton Image Mystic River State Boat Launch River Rd., Groton
Groton Palmer Court (Noank) Public Access Between 24 Palmer Court and 0 Riverview Ave., Groton
Groton Image Image Image UCONN-Avery Point 1084 Shennecossett Road, Groton
Guilford Image Image Image Chaffinch Island Park Chaffinch Island Rd., Guilford
Guilford East River Preserve Sullivan Drive or Clapboard Hill Rd. Trailheads, Guilford
Guilford Image East River State Boat Launch Neck Road (via Madison, no Guilford access)
Guilford Image Great Harbor Wildlife Management Area Trolley Rd., Guilford
Guilford Image Image Image Guilford Town Marina Old Whitfield St., Guilford
Guilford Trolley Road Coastal Access 110 Trolley Rd., Guilford
Ledyard Image Image 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 Image Image East Wharf Beach 122 East Wharf Rd., Madison
Madison Image Image Image Image Hammonasset Beach State Park Boston Post Rd. (Rte. 1), Madison
Madison Image West Wharf Beach West Wharf Rd., Madison
Milford Image Belmont Avenue Fishing Access Area Belmont St., Milford
Milford Image Image Connecticut Audubon Coastal Center End of Milford Point Rd., Milford
Milford Image Image Image Image Gulf Beach Gulf St., Milford
Milford Image Image Image Housatonic River State Boat Launch Naugatuck Ave., Milford
Milford Mariners Point Condominiums 150 Trumbull Ave., Milford
Milford Image Image Silver Sands State Park Silver Sands Park Way, Milford
Milford Stewart B. McKinney National Wildlife Refuge-Milford Point Unit Milford Point Rd., Milford
Milford Image Image Image Walnut Beach 113 East Broadway, Milford
Milford Image Image Image Image Wilcox Park Shipyard Ln./New Haven Ave., Milford
Montville Image Image Town of Montville Boat Launch Dock Rd., Uncasville
New Haven Image Image Image Criscuolo Park Chapel and James Streets, New Haven
New Haven East Rock Park English Drive, New Haven
New Haven Image Image East Shore Park Woodward Ave., New Haven
New Haven Image Image Image Image Fort Nathan Hale Park Woodward Road Ave., New Haven
New Haven Image Image Image Image Lighthouse Point Park Lighthouse Rd., New Haven
New Haven Image Long Wharf Nature Preserve Long Wharf Drive, New Haven
New Haven Image Quinnipiac River Park Front St., New Haven
New Haven Image Image 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 Image Image Image Image City Pier and Waterfront Park Captain’s Walk/State St., New London
New London Image Image Image Fort Trumbull State Park 90 Walbach St., New London
New London Image Image Riverside Park Adelaide St. and Crystal Ave., New London
New London Image Image 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 Image Image Image Image Calf Pasture Beach Calf Pasture Beach Rd., Norwalk
Norwalk Community Beach Rowayton Ave., Norwalk
Norwalk Grassy Island Norwalk Harbor, Norwalk
Norwalk Harborview/T.J. Marina Cove Ave. and ThiRoad St., Norwalk
Norwalk Image Image Image Maritime Aquarium Park 10 North Water St., Norwalk
Norwalk Image Image Image Oyster Shell at Heritage Park Putnam Ave., Norwalk
Norwalk Image Image Public Boat Slips and Moorings at Veterans Memorial Park Seaview Ave., Norwalk
Norwalk Shea/Ram Island Norwalk Harbor, Norwalk
Norwalk Image Image Image Sheffield Island Lighthouse Sheffield Island, Norwalk
Norwalk Sono Harbor Associates Waterfront Overlook 50 Water St., Norwalk
Norwalk The Plains Island Norwalk Harbor, Norwalk
Norwalk Thomas Place Estate Wilson Ave. and Bluff Ave., Norwalk
Norwalk Image Image Image Image Veteran’s Memorial Park Seaview Ave., Norwalk
Norwich Greeneville Dam Fishing Area Roosevelt Ave., Norwich
Norwich Image Heritage Riverfront Park Walkway Chelsea Harbor Drive to Sherman St., Norwich
Norwich Image Image Image Howard T. Brown Park Chelsea Harbor Drive, Norwich
Old Lyme Image Image Image Image CT DEEP Marine Headquarters-Ferry Landing Park Ferry Road at CT DEEP Marine Headquarters, Old Lyme
Old Lyme Image Four Mile River State Boat Launch Oakridge Drive, Old Lyme
Old Lyme Image Image 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 Smith Neck Town Landing Smith Neck Rd., Old Lyme
Old Lyme Image Image Sound View Beach southern end of Hartford Ave., Old Lyme
Old Lyme Watch Rock Park Joel Drive., Old Lyme
Old Saybrook Image Image Image 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 Image Image Image Old Saybrook Town Dock end of Sheffield St., Old Saybrook
Old Saybrook Image Image South Cove Causeway Rte. 154 over South Cove, Old Saybrook
Preston Poquetanuck Cove Water Access Rte. 2A, Preston
Shelton South Bank Open Space 610 River Rd., Shelton
Shelton Image Image Image Sunnyside Boat Ramp 418 River Rd., Shelton
Stamford Image Image Avalon Communities on Stamford Harbor Southfield Ave., Shelton
Stamford Image Image Image Cove Island Park Cove Rd., Stamford
Stamford Image Image Cummings Park Shippan Ave., Stamford
Stamford Image Image Image Village at Stamford Landing Southfield Ave., Stamford
Stonington Image Image Barn Island State Boat Launch End of Palmer Neck Rd., Stonington
Stonington Barn Island Wildlife Management Area End of Palmer Neck Rd., Stonington
Stonington Image Image Image Image Mystic River Park Cottrell St., Stonington
Stonington Pawcatuck River Wildlife Management Area River Rd., Stonington
Stonington Image Image Image Stonington Point Water St., Stonington
Stonington Image Image Image Image Stonington Town Dock Fishing Pier and Memorial Northwest St., Stonington
Stratford Image Image Image Birdseye Street Boat Launch Birdseye St., Stratford
Stratford Image Bond’s Dock Stratford Ave. and Shore Rd., Stratford
Stratford Image Long Beach Oak Bluff Drive, Stratford
Stratford Image Point-No-Point Beach Drive, Stratford
Stratford Image Russian Beach Beach Drive, Stratford
Stratford Image Image Image Short Beach Park Dorne Drive, Stratford
Stratford Image Image Image The Dock Shopping Center 955 Ferry Boulevard., Stratford
Waterford Image Dock Road State Boat Launch Dock Road/Pleasure Beach, Waterford
Waterford Image Image Image Harkness Memorial State Park off Great Neck Rd./Rte. 213, Waterford
Waterford Jordan Cove Water Access 3 Reed Ave., Waterford
Waterford Jordan Mill Park 15-17 Trumbull Lane, Waterford
Waterford Image Image Image Mago Point Park River St., Waterford
Waterford Image Image Niantic River State Boat Launch Second St., Waterford
Waterford Waterford Beach Park 305 Great Neck Rd., Waterford
West Haven Image Image Altschuler Beach Altschuler St., West Haven
West Haven Baybrook Beach New Haven Ave., West Haven
West Haven Image Image Bradley Point Park Captain Thomas Boulevard., West Haven
West Haven Image Image Image City Boat Ramp Beach St., West Haven
West Haven Dawson Avenue Beach/Abbott Park Dawson Ave. and Ocean Ave., West Haven
West Haven Image Image Morse Beach Morse Ave./Beach St., West Haven
West Haven Image Image Oak Street Beach Oak St., West Haven
West Haven Image Image Peck Beach Peck Ave./Beach St., West Haven
West Haven Image Sandy Point Beach St., West Haven
West Haven Image Sandy Point Bird Sanctuary Beach St., Sandy Point, West Haven
West Haven Image 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 Image Kirtland Landing Old Clinton Rd., Westbrook
Westport Image Image Burying Hill Beach and Wetlands Beachside Ave., Westport
Westport Image Canal Road Water Access Area Canal Rd. and Cockenoe Drive, Westport
Westport Cockenoe Island Cockenoe Island, Westport
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Compo Beach and Marina Compo Beach Rd., Westport
Westport Compo Colonial Cemetery Compo Beach Rd., Westport
Westport Image Image Grace Salmon Park Imperial Ave., Westport
Westport Longshore Club Park and Marina mouth of the Saugatuck River, Westport
Westport Image Image Pasacreta Park 185-225 Riverside Ave., Westport
Westport River House Tavern 313-315 Riverside Ave., Westport
Westport Image Image Riverside Town Park 401-405 Riverside Ave., Westport
Westport Image Saugatuck River Access 83 Riverside Ave., Westport
Westport Saugatuck River Boardwalk 8-26 Wilton Rd., Westport
Westport Image Saugatuck River State Boat Launch Elaine Rd., Westport
Westport Image Image Image 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
TOWN AMENITIES COASTAL LOCATION
Branford Image Image Image Image Branford Point
Branford Image Branford River State Boat Launch
Branford Image Image Stony Creek Town Dock and Beach
Bridgeport Image Image Image Pleasure Beach Fishing Pier
Bridgeport Image Image Image Image Image Saint Mary’s by the Sea
Bridgeport Image Image Image Image Image Seaside Park
Clinton Image Image Image Clinton Landing
Clinton Image Image Image Clinton Town Marina
Clinton Image Clinton Town Marina Boat Launch
Darien Image Image Image Pear Tree Point Beach Park
Darien Image Image Weed Beach
Deep River Brockway Ferry Landing
Deep River Image Image Image Image Deep River Town Dock
East Haddam Image Image Gillette Castle State Park
East Haven Farm River State Park
East Lyme Image Image Image Image Cini Memorial Park
East Lyme Image Image Hole-in-the-Wall Beach
East Lyme Image Image Image McCook Park
East Lyme Railroad Beach
East Lyme Image Image Image Image Rocky Neck State Park
Essex Alt Water Access Area
Essex Image Bushnell Park
Essex Image Image Image Essex Town Dock
Essex Image Image Image Image Essex Town Park
Essex Image Little Point Street
Essex Image Mack Lane Water Access Area
Essex Image Nott Lane Open Space
Essex Novelty Lane Water Access Area
Essex Image Image Scholes Lane Water Access Area
Essex Turtle Creek Wildlife Sanctuary
Fairfield Image Image Image Image Ash Creek Open Space
Fairfield Image Image Image Image Jennings Beach
Fairfield Image Image Image Penfield Beach
Fairfield Image Penfield Reef
Fairfield Image Perry Green
Fairfield Perry’s Mill Ponds
Fairfield Image Image Rickards Beach
Groton Image Image Bayberry Lane State Boat Launch
Groton Image Bluff Point State Park and Reserve
Groton Image Image Calf Pasture Overlook
Groton Image Image Image Eastern Point Beach
Groton Image Image Fort Rachel Marine
Groton Image Fort Street Landing
Groton Image Image Kenneth Streeter State Boat Launch
Groton Image Mystic River State Boat Launch
Groton Palmer Court (Noank) Public Access
Groton Image Image Image UCONN-Avery Point
Guilford Image Image Image Chaffinch Island Park
Guilford East River Preserve
Guilford Image East River State Boat Launch
Guilford Image Great Harbor Wildlife Management Area
Guilford Image Image Image Guilford Town Marina
Guilford Trolley Road Coastal Access
Ledyard Image Image Erickson Park
Ledyard Poquetanuck Cove Car-top Boat Launch
Lyme Ely’s Ferry Landing
Lyme Selden Neck State Park
Madison Image Image East Wharf Beach
Madison Image Image Image Image Hammonasset Beach State Park
Madison Image West Wharf Beach
Milford Image Belmont Avenue Fishing Access Area
Milford Image Image Connecticut Audubon Coastal Center
Milford Image Image Image Image Gulf Beach
Milford Image Image Image Housatonic River State Boat Launch
Milford Mariners Point Condominiums
Milford Image Image Silver Sands State Park
Milford Stewart B. McKinney National Wildlife Refuge-Milford Point Unit
Milford Image Image Image Walnut Beach
Milford Image Image Image Image Wilcox Park
Montville Image Image Town of Montville Boat Launch
New Haven Image Image Image Criscuolo Park
New Haven East Rock Park
New Haven Image Image East Shore Park
New Haven Image Image Image Image Fort Nathan Hale Park
New Haven Image Image Image Image Lighthouse Point Park
New Haven Image Long Wharf Nature Preserve
New Haven Image Quinnipiac River Park
New Haven Image Image The Sound School Pier and Walkway
New Haven West River Memorial Park
New London Image Image Image Image City Pier and Waterfront Park
New London Image Image Image Fort Trumbull State Park
New London Image Image Riverside Park
New London Image Image Thames River State Boat Launch
North Haven Quinnipiac River Water Access Area
Norwalk Image Image Image Image Calf Pasture Beach
Norwalk Community Beach
Norwalk Grassy Island
Norwalk Harborview/T.J. Marina
Norwalk Image Image Image Maritime Aquarium Park
Norwalk Image Image Image Oyster Shell at Heritage Park
Norwalk Image Image Public Boat Slips and Moorings at Veterans Memorial Park
Norwalk Shea/Ram Island
Norwalk Image Image Image Sheffield Island Lighthouse
Norwalk Sono Harbor Associates Waterfront Overlook
Norwalk The Plains Island
Norwalk Thomas Place Estate
Norwalk Image Image Image Image Veteran’s Memorial Park
Norwich Greeneville Dam Fishing Area
Norwich Image Heritage Riverfront Park Walkway
Norwich Image Image Image Howard T. Brown Park
Old Lyme Image Image Image Image CT DEEP Marine Headquarters-Ferry Landing Park
Old Lyme Image Four Mile River State Boat Launch
Old Lyme Image Image Great Island State Boat Launch
Old Lyme Great Island Wildlife Management Area
Old Lyme Lieutenant River State Boat Launch
Old Lyme Pilgrim Landing
Old Lyme Smith Neck Town Landing
Old Lyme Image Image Sound View Beach
Old Lyme Watch Rock Park
Old Saybrook Image Image Image Baldwin Bridge State Boat Launch
Old Saybrook Fenwick Grove Coastal Forest
Old Saybrook Image Image Image Old Saybrook Town Dock
Old Saybrook Image Image South Cove Causeway
Preston Poquetanuck Cove Water Access
Shelton South Bank Open Space
Shelton Image Image Image Sunnyside Boat Ramp
Stamford Image Image Avalon Communities on Stamford Harbor
Stamford Image Image Image Cove Island Park
Stamford Image Image Cummings Park
Stamford Image Image Image Village at Stamford Landing
Stonington Image Image Barn Island State Boat Launch
Stonington Barn Island Wildlife Management Area
Stonington Image Image Image Image Mystic River Park
Stonington Pawcatuck River Wildlife Management Area
Stonington Image Image Image Stonington Point
Stonington Image Image Image Image Stonington Town Dock Fishing Pier and Memorial
Stratford Image Image Image Birdseye Street Boat Launch
Stratford Image Bond’s Dock
Stratford Image Long Beach
Stratford Image Point-No-Point
Stratford Image Russian Beach
Stratford Image Image Image Short Beach Park
Stratford Image Image Image The Dock Shopping Center
Waterford Image Dock Road State Boat Launch
Waterford Image Image Image Harkness Memorial State Park
Waterford Jordan Cove Water Access
Waterford Jordan Mill Park
Waterford Image Image Image Mago Point Park
Waterford Image Image Niantic River State Boat Launch
Waterford Waterford Beach Park
West Haven Image Image Altschuler Beach
West Haven Baybrook Beach
West Haven Image Image Bradley Point Park
West Haven Image Image Image City Boat Ramp
West Haven Dawson Avenue Beach/Abbott Park
West Haven Image Image Morse Beach
West Haven Image Image Oak Street Beach
West Haven Image Image Peck Beach
West Haven Image Sandy Point
West Haven Image Sandy Point Bird Sanctuary
West Haven Image Savin Rock Conference Center Water Access
West Haven Seabluff Beach
West Haven South Street Beach
Westbrook Image Kirtland Landing
Westport Image Image Burying Hill Beach and Wetlands
Westport Image Canal Road Water Access Area
Westport Cockenoe Island
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Compo Beach and Marina
Westport Compo Colonial Cemetery
Westport Image Image Grace Salmon Park
Westport Longshore Club Park and Marina
Westport Image Image Pasacreta Park
Westport River House Tavern
Westport Image Image Riverside Town Park
Westport Image Saugatuck River Access
Westport Saugatuck River Boardwalk
Westport Image Saugatuck River State Boat Launch
Westport Image Image Image Sherwood Island State Park
Westport Sherwood Mill Pond Walkway
Westport Waterfront Walkway 285 Riverside
Westport Waterfront Walkway 341 Riverside

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