Silver Sands State Park, Milford

4.2
#1 of 11 in Things to do in Milford
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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  • I came here on a Saturday morning and there was plenty of parking available. The beach wasn't too busy and there was plenty of space for people to lay out. I noticed there was a decent amount of garba...  more »
  • My wife and I enjoy walking from the parking lot of Silver sands, the boardwalk paralleling Long Island Sound, to Walnut Beach Fishing Pier, then back to Silver Sands parking lot, which is abouit 1.5m...  more »
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  • Not a bad Beach it's a bit Rocky for my taste. But if you move over to the more private side the sand is better. Last time I went it was free however they look like they were building a place where they would collect money for parking. If I have to pay for parking at a State Beach I would recommend going to one that had more sand and less rocks
  • Love Silversands!!! Relaxing walk in the boardwalk with a few stops to look for shells. Very peaceful the day we want. Parking is great . Overall this is a gorgeous place to visit and have a relaxing time p, even a picnic!

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