Rocky Neck State Park, East Lyme

3.8
#3 of 12 in Nature in Mystic Country
Rocky Neck State Park is located in East Lyme. Arrange your visit to Rocky Neck State Park and discover more family-friendly attractions in East Lyme using our East Lyme online holiday planner .
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  • I absolutely love this beach. It is gorgeous, the sand is smooth which is not an easy find in CT. There is a long jetty that you can walk out on and go crabbing of just check out the sites. The train ...  more »
  • We absolutely love this beach! It would be a regular stop if I wasn't dead set on hitting a new beach on each travel. Close to parking area and beautiful beach.  more »
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  • Coming from NY, I thought $22 was a little steep for a state park; $12 is the usual price up here. However, the beach was nice, clean, and quite relaxing. We went on a busy Saturday, so there were lots of families, but we still found a nice spot in the sand and I didn't feel concerned about leaving any of my things on the beach while we were in the water. The water was also clean. It was a lovely experience and I'd go back again.
  • I've been going there from central MA for 24 years now. Easy 1 hour drive down 395/95. Park is routinely well maintained. The beach is long and sandy, and in general has small waves making it great for small kids. Not many shells to pick up but at low tide, the east beach has an outlet stream from the salt marshes, wide shallow sandbars and if you have sharp eyes, many tiny hermit crabs to study.

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