Connecticut Saltwater Shore Locations

boat launchBoat Launch
picnic areaPicnic Area
handicap accessHandicap Access
dock/pier accessPier/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.)

Branfordpicnic areadock/pier accesshandicap accessBranford PointHarbor St. , Branford
Branfordboat launchBranford River State Boat LaunchGoodsell Point Rd. , Branford
Branfordpicnic areadock/pier accessStony Creek Town Dock and BeachThimble Island Rd. and Indian Point Rd. , Branford
Bridgeportdock/pier accesshandicap accessPleasure Beach Fishing Pier1 Central Ave. & Long Beach St. , Bridgeport
Bridgeportboat launchpicnic areadock/pier accesshandicap accessSaint Mary’s by the SeaEames Blvd. (via Gilman St.)
Bridgeportboat launchpicnic areadock/pier accesshandicap accessSeaside ParkPark Ave., Bridgeport
Clintonpicnic areadock/pier accesshandicap accessClinton Landing53 East Main St., Clinton
Clintonpicnic areadock/pier accesshandicap accessClinton Town MarinaRiverside Dr., Clinton
Clintonboat launchClinton Town Marina Boat LaunchRiverside Dr., Clinton
Darienboat launchpicnic areahandicap accessPear Tree Point Beach ParkPear Tree Point Rd,. Darien
Darienpicnic areahandicap accessWeed BeachNearwater Ln., Darien
Deep RiverBrockway Ferry LandingBrockway Ferry Rd.
Deep Riverboat launchpicnic areadock/pier accesshandicap accessDeep River Town DockRiver St., Deep River
East Haddampicnic areahandicap accessGillette Castle State ParkRiver Rd., East Haddam
East HavenFarm River State ParkMansfield Grove Rd. and 140 Short Beach Rd., East Haven
East Lymepicnic areadock/pier accesshandicap accessCini Memorial ParkMain St., East Lyme
East Lymehandicap accessHole-in-the-Wall BeachBaptist Ln., East Lyme
East Lymepicnic areahandicap accessMcCook ParkMcCook Place, East Lyme
East LymeRailroad BeachOld Rope Ferry Road/Route 156
East Lymepicnic areadock/pier accesshandicap accessRocky Neck State ParkRoute 156, East Lyme
EssexAlt Water Access AreaCollins Ln., Essex
Essexhandicap accessBushnell ParkBushnell St., Essex
Essexboat launchdock/pier accesshandicap accessEssex Town DockMain St., Essex
Essexboat launchpicnic areadock/pier accesshandicap accessEssex Town ParkNott Ln., Essex
Essexhandicap accessLittle Point StreetLittle Point St., Essex
Essexdock/pier accessMack Lane Water Access AreaMack Ln., Essex
Essexboat launchNott Lane Open SpaceNott Ln., Essex
EssexNovelty Lane Water Access AreaNovelty Ln., Essex
Essexboat launchhandicap accessScholes Lane Water Access AreaScholes Ln., Essex
EssexTurtle Creek Wildlife SanctuaryFordham Rd., Essex
Fairfieldboat launchpicnic areahandicap accessAsh Creek Open SpaceRiverside Dr. and Turney Rd., Fairfield
Fairfieldpicnic areadock/pier accesshandicap accessJennings BeachSouth Benson Rd., Fairfield
Fairfieldpicnic areahandicap accessPenfield BeachFairfield Beach Rd., Fairfield
FairfieldPenfield ReefFairfield Beach Rd., Fairfield
Fairfieldhandicap accessPerry GreenHarbor Rd., Fairfield
FairfieldPerry’s Mill PondsSturges Rd., Fairfield
Fairfieldpicnic areahandicap accessRickards BeachFairfield Beach Rd., Fairfield
Grotonboat launchdock/pier accessBayberry Lane State Boat LaunchBayberry Ln., Groton
Grotonhandicap accessBluff Point State Park and ReserveDepot Rd., Groton
Grotonpicnic areahandicap accessCalf Pasture Overlook770 Shennecossett Road
Grotonpicnic areahandicap accessEastern Point BeachBeach Pond Rd., Groton
Grotonpicnic areahandicap accessFort Rachel Marine44 Water St. & Fort Rachel Place,Groton
Grotonhandicap accessFort Street LandingThames St. at Fort St.
Grotonboat launchhandicap accessKenneth Streeter State Boat Launchoff Fairview Ave, Groton
Grotonboat launchMystic River State Boat LaunchRiver Rd., Groton
GrotonPalmer Court (Noank) Public AccessBetween 24 Palmer Court and 0 Riverview Ave., Groton
Grotonpicnic areahandicap accessUCONN-Avery Point1084 Shennecossett Road, Groton
Guilfordpicnic areahandicap accessChaffinch Island ParkChaffinch Island Rd., Guilford
GuilfordEast River PreserveSullivan Drive or Clapboard Hill Rd. Trailheads, Guilford
Guilfordboat launchEast River State Boat LaunchNeck Road (via Madison, no Guilford access)
Guilfordhandicap accessGreat Harbor Wildlife Management AreaTrolley Rd., Guilford
Guilfordboat launchpicnic areahandicap accessGuilford Town MarinaOld Whitfield St., Guilford
GuilfordTrolley Road Coastal Access110 Trolley Rd., Guilford
Ledyardpicnic areahandicap accessErickson ParkMilitary Highway, Ledyard
LedyardPoquetanuck Cove Car-top Boat LaunchDrawbridge Rd. off Rte. 12 bridge, Ledyard
LymeEly’s Ferry LandingEly’s Ferry Rd., Lyme
LymeSelden Neck State ParkEast of River Rd./Joshuatown Rd., Lyme
Madisondock/pier accesshandicap accessEast Wharf Beach122 East Wharf Rd., Madison
Madisonpicnic areadock/pier accesshandicap accessHammonasset Beach State ParkBoston Post Rd. (Rte. 1), Madison
Madisondock/pier accessWest Wharf BeachWest Wharf Rd., Madison
Milforddock/pier accessBelmont Avenue Fishing Access AreaBelmont St., Milford
Milfordhandicap accessConnecticut Audubon Coastal CenterEnd of Milford Point Rd., Milford
Milfordpicnic areadock/pier accesshandicap accessGulf BeachGulf St., Milford
Milfordboat launchdock/pier accesshandicap accessHousatonic River State Boat LaunchNaugatuck Ave., Milford
MilfordMariners Point Condominiums150 Trumbull Ave., Milford
Milfordpicnic areaSilver Sands State ParkSilver Sands Park Way, Milford
MilfordStewart B. McKinney National Wildlife Refuge-Milford Point UnitMilford Point Rd., Milford
Milfordpicnic areadock/pier accesshandicap accessWalnut Beach113 East Broadway, Milford
Milfordboat launchpicnic areadock/pier accesshandicap accessWilcox ParkShipyard Ln./New Haven Ave., Milford
Montvilleboat launchdock/pier accessTown of Montville Boat LaunchDock Rd., Uncasville
New Havendock/pier accesshandicap accessCriscuolo ParkChapel and James Streets, New Haven
New Havenpicnic areaEast Rock ParkEnglish Drive, New Haven
New Havenpicnic areahandicap accessEast Shore ParkWoodward Ave., New Haven
New Havenpicnic areadock/pier accesshandicap accessFort Nathan Hale ParkWoodward Road Ave., New Haven
New Havenboat launchpicnic areadock/pier accesshandicap accessLighthouse Point ParkLighthouse Rd., New Haven
New Havenhandicap accessLong Wharf Nature PreserveLong Wharf Drive, New Haven
New Havenhandicap accessQuinnipiac River ParkFront St., New Haven
New Havendock/pier accesshandicap accessThe Sound School Pier and Walkway17 Sea St., New Haven
New HavenWest River Memorial ParkE.T. Grasso Boulevard, New Haven
New Londonpicnic areadock/pier accesshandicap accessCity Pier and Waterfront ParkCaptain’s Walk/State St., New London
New Londondock/pier accesshandicap accessFort Trumbull State Park90 Walbach St., New London
New Londonpicnic areadock/pier accessRiverside ParkAdelaide St. and Crystal Ave., New London
New Londonboat launchhandicap accessThames River State Boat LaunchEnd of State Pier Road (under Gold Star Bridge), New London
North HavenQuinnipiac River Water Access AreaBanton St., North Haven
Norwalkpicnic areadock/pier accesshandicap accessCalf Pasture BeachCalf Pasture Beach Rd., Norwalk
Norwalkpicnic areaCommunity BeachRowayton Ave., Norwalk
NorwalkGrassy IslandNorwalk Harbor, Norwalk
NorwalkHarborview/T.J. MarinaCove Ave. and ThiRoad St., Norwalk
Norwalkdock/pier accesshandicap accessMaritime Aquarium Park10 North Water St., Norwalk
Norwalkpicnic areadock/pier accesshandicap accessOyster Shell at Heritage ParkPutnam Ave., Norwalk
Norwalkpicnic areadock/pier accessPublic Boat Slips and Moorings at Veterans Memorial ParkSeaview Ave., Norwalk
NorwalkShea/Ram IslandNorwalk Harbor, Norwalk
Norwalkpicnic areadock/pier accesshandicap accessSheffield Island LighthouseSheffield Island, Norwalk
NorwalkSono Harbor Associates Waterfront Overlook50 Water St., Norwalk
NorwalkThe Plains IslandNorwalk Harbor, Norwalk
Norwalkpicnic areaThomas Place EstateWilson Ave. and Bluff Ave., Norwalk
Norwalkboat launchpicnic areadock/pier accesshandicap accessVeteran’s Memorial ParkSeaview Ave., Norwalk
NorwichGreeneville Dam Fishing AreaRoosevelt Ave., Norwich
Norwichhandicap accessHeritage Riverfront Park WalkwayChelsea Harbor Drive to Sherman St., Norwich
Norwichboat launchdock/pier accesshandicap accessHoward T. Brown ParkChelsea Harbor Drive, Norwich
Old Lymepicnic areadock/pier accesshandicap accessCT DEEP Marine Headquarters-Ferry Landing ParkFerry Road at CT DEEP Marine Headquarters, Old Lyme
Old Lymeboat launchFour Mile River State Boat LaunchOakridge Drive, Old Lyme
Old Lymeboat launchhandicap accessGreat Island State Boat LaunchSmith Neck Rd., Old Lyme
Old LymeGreat Island Wildlife Management AreaWest of boat launch (across tidal river) at the end of Smith Neck Rd., Old Lyme
Old LymeLieutenant River State Boat LaunchRoute 156 Bridge, Old Lyme
Old LymePilgrim LandingNeck Rd., Old Lyme
Old Lymepicnic areaSmith Neck Town LandingSmith Neck Rd., Old Lyme
Old Lymepicnic areahandicap accessSound View Beachsouthern end of Hartford Ave., Old Lyme
Old Lymepicnic areaWatch Rock ParkJoel Drive., Old Lyme
Old Saybrookboat launchdock/pier accesshandicap accessBaldwin Bridge State Boat LaunchFerry Rd. (under Baldwin Bridge), Old Saybrook
Old SaybrookFenwick Grove Coastal Forest580 Maple Ave., Old Saybrook
Old Saybrookdock/pier accesshandicap accessOld Saybrook Town Dockend of Sheffield St., Old Saybrook
Old Saybrookhandicap accessSouth Cove CausewayRte. 154 over South Cove, Old Saybrook
PrestonPoquetanuck Cove Water AccessRte. 2A, Preston
Sheltonpicnic areaSouth Bank Open Space610 River Rd., Shelton
Sheltonboat launchpicnic areahandicap accessSunnyside Boat Ramp418 River Rd., Shelton
Stamforddock/pier accesshandicap accessAvalon Communities on Stamford HarborSouthfield Ave., Shelton
Stamfordpicnic areadock/pier accesshandicap accessCove Island ParkCove Rd., Stamford
Stamfordpicnic areadock/pier accessCummings ParkShippan Ave., Stamford
Stamfordpicnic areadock/pier accesshandicap accessVillage at Stamford LandingSouthfield Ave., Stamford
Stoningtonboat launchhandicap accessBarn Island State Boat LaunchEnd of Palmer Neck Rd., Stonington
StoningtonBarn Island Wildlife Management AreaEnd of Palmer Neck Rd., Stonington
Stoningtonpicnic areadock/pier accesshandicap accessMystic River ParkCottrell St., Stonington
StoningtonPawcatuck River Wildlife Management AreaRiver Rd., Stonington
Stoningtonpicnic areahandicap accessStonington PointWater St., Stonington
Stoningtonpicnic areadock/pier accesshandicap accessStonington Town Dock Fishing Pier and MemorialNorthwest St., Stonington
Stratfordboat launchdock/pier accesshandicap accessBirdseye Street Boat LaunchBirdseye St., Stratford
Stratforddock/pier accessBond’s DockStratford Ave. and Shore Rd., Stratford
StratfordLong BeachOak Bluff Drive, Stratford
StratfordPoint-No-PointBeach Drive, Stratford
StratfordRussian BeachBeach Drive, Stratford
Stratfordpicnic areahandicap accessShort Beach ParkDorne Drive, Stratford
Stratfordpicnic areadock/pier accesshandicap accessThe Dock Shopping Center955 Ferry Boulevard., Stratford
Waterfordboat launchDock Road State Boat LaunchDock Road/Pleasure Beach, Waterford
Waterfordpicnic areahandicap accessHarkness Memorial State Parkoff Great Neck Rd./Rte. 213, Waterford
WaterfordJordan Cove Water Access3 Reed Ave., Waterford
Waterfordpicnic areaJordan Mill Park15-17 Trumbull Lane, Waterford
Waterfordpicnic areahandicap accessMago Point ParkRiver St., Waterford
Waterfordboat launchhandicap accessNiantic River State Boat LaunchSecond St., Waterford
Waterfordpicnic areaWaterford Beach Park305 Great Neck Rd., Waterford
West Havendock/pier accesshandicap accessAltschuler BeachAltschuler St., West Haven
West Havenpicnic areaBaybrook BeachNew Haven Ave., West Haven
West Havenhandicap accessBradley Point ParkCaptain Thomas Boulevard., West Haven
West Havenboat launchdock/pier accesshandicap accessCity Boat RampBeach St., West Haven
West HavenDawson Avenue Beach/Abbott ParkDawson Ave. and Ocean Ave., West Haven
West Havenpicnic areahandicap accessMorse BeachMorse Ave./Beach St., West Haven
West Havenpicnic areadock/pier accesshandicap accessOak Street BeachOak St., West Haven
West Havendock/pier accesshandicap accessPeck BeachPeck Ave./Beach St., West Haven
West HavenSandy PointBeach St., West Haven
West HavenSandy Point Bird SanctuaryBeach St., Sandy Point, West Haven
West Havenhandicap accessSavin Rock Conference Center Water AccessRock St., West Haven
West HavenSeabluff BeachCaptain Thomas Boulevard/Ocean Ave, West Haven
West HavenSouth Street BeachSouth St./Ocean Ave., West Haven
Westbrookboat launchKirtland LandingOld Clinton Rd., Westbrook
Westportpicnic areahandicap accessBurying Hill Beach and WetlandsBeachside Ave., Westport
Westporthandicap accessCanal Road Water Access AreaCanal Rd. and Cockenoe Drive, Westport
Westportpicnic areaCockenoe IslandCockenoe Island, Westport
Westportboat launchpicnic areadock/pier accesshandicap accessCompo Beach and MarinaCompo Beach Rd., Westport
WestportCompo Colonial CemeteryCompo Beach Rd., Westport
Westportpicnic areahandicap accessGrace Salmon ParkImperial Ave., Westport
Westportpicnic areaLongshore Club Park and Marinamouth of the Saugatuck River, Westport
Westportpicnic areahandicap accessPasacreta Park185-225 Riverside Ave., Westport
WestportRiver House Tavern313-315 Riverside Ave., Westport
Westportpicnic areahandicap accessRiverside Town Park401-405 Riverside Ave., Westport
Westporthandicap accessSaugatuck River Access83 Riverside Ave., Westport
WestportSaugatuck River Boardwalk8-26 Wilton Rd., Westport
Westportboat launchSaugatuck River State Boat LaunchElaine Rd., Westport
Westportpicnic areahandicap accessSherwood Island State ParkExit 18 off I-95, Westport
WestportSherwood Mill Pond Walkway33-35 Old Mill Rd., Westport
WestportWaterfront Walkway 285 Riverside285 Riverside Ave., Westport
WestportWaterfront Walkway 341 Riverside341 Riverside Ave., Westport

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