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Silver Sands State Park, Milford

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State Park · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Offering seemingly endless opportunities for exploring and general adventure, Silver Sands State Park features long stretches of beaches, sand dunes, salt marshes, and woods. The park was established following the 1955 hurricane that destroyed many local homes. Come for the swimming, hiking, and bird watching, and stay for the picnicking spots and long walks. The water is clear and warm, offering nature lovers a clear window into the world of seashells and schools of fish. A bird sanctuary makes up part of the park, and is the rumored home of Captain Kidd's buried treasure. Arrange your visit to Silver Sands State Park and discover more family-friendly attractions in Milford using our Milford road trip planner.
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  • Great state park to visit in the area. Grounds are well kept and you get a great view of Charles island. Parking fills up fast so be sure to get there early.  more »
  • We were looking for a great walking path (because we love to walk and we are visiting from out of town) and we found it here!! We actually walked 3.2 miles on the boardwalk!! GREAT scenery walking.....  more »
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  • Definitely a must visit destination if you're a nature and coastal lover. The boardwalks around the park near the waters offer some magnificent views. It's a great way to relax and enjoy the scenery. Parking is free (at least for now). It could be busy depending on the day you go.
  • What a beautiful place, not crowded at all! On the boardwalk you walk over a marshy area, we actually saw a crab snacking on the little fish in there. We also saw Rallus with some babies. Then we walked out on the sand bar! I highly recommend this place.

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