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Clinton Town Beach, Clinton

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Beach · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park

A sandy beach facing the entrance to Clinton Harbor with views of Long Island Sound. Enjoy the beach at high tide, and walk out to the sand bar in low tide. There is a car-top boat access area for sea-kayaks, and a walkway for fishing off an old stone bridge that crosses the Hammock River. In season, food concessions and rest rooms available. ADA Compliant


From Memorial Day through Labor Day, beach passes are required from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. During the official season access to the Town Beach is restricted to beach passes (starting the third weekend in June through Labor Day). A Gatekeeper is on duty from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., daily, weather permitting. Passes are purchased from the Gatekeeper.

Beach Passes

Residential: $20 per car (sticker must be affixed to car)

Residential Senior Citizen: $10 per car (sticker must be affixed to car)

Non-Residents: $25 per day parking fee (no passes are issued)

Buses: $100 per day parking fee

Public Restrooms

Weekends: open from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm only from Memorial Day to the third weekend in June.

Daily: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm from the third weekend in June through Labor Day.

Portable restrooms are available year round.

Dog Policy

Dogs are restricted from all sandy areas year round (beach, playground, and pavilion areas). Tickets will be issued for violating this restriction. The Town Beach is well signed designating permitted and non-permitted areas; please adhere to the restrictions as indicated. Comfort stations are available in the permitted area and are maintained year round. Please clean up after your dog. State Law requires that all dogs must be on a leash at all times.
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