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Address: 1 Barnum Dyke, Bridgeport, CT 06604-5211
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Beautiful Beach

Loved the beach! Because we came from out of state, the entrance fee was $40 for the day which we decided not to pay. We found parking elsewhere and walked in. Lots of shells... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 July 2015
901dalel
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Wausau, Wisconsin

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Bridgeport, Connecticut
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

Sure, you think you know CT pretty well, have been all around this state. But have you been to this 3-miles of public shoreline? A City of Bridgeport Park, Seaside requires an entry fee for cars; but cyclists and walkers enter for free.

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1 Thank Pete S
Bridgeport, Connecticut
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13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015

It's an ok beach they have fixed it up thru the years a little.After Labor day you dont have to pay to get in.

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2 Thank Manny G
Asbury Park, New Jersey
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015

The "Gathering of the Vibes" music festival is in this park midsummer every year. The park is a long stretch right on the water (of Long Island Sound). The water is pleasantly cool at the start of August. There is often a cool breeze off the water. The park facilities are unremarkable except for a statue of P.T. Barnum. Seaside... More 

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Thank MrFabulous2000
Bridgeport, Connecticut
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

Love going with my friends. We spend our weekends here having fun. The beach isn't the most amazing place, but it is fun.

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Thank RontaviaThomas
Queens, New York
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2015

Beautiful and clean park. We can fishing, BBQ or enjoy the beach. We have a great time, enjoy with family and friends. We come back

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Thank Zugevi
Wausau, Wisconsin
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015

Loved the beach! Because we came from out of state, the entrance fee was $40 for the day which we decided not to pay. We found parking elsewhere and walked in. Lots of shells, horseshoe crabs, and a sandy area to relax.

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3 Thank 901dalel
Figueira da Foz, Portugal
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229 reviews
101 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2015 via mobile

Nice Park, with a nice beach. Don't expect a paradise ... ! I've been there in 2004, but as far i as know, it stills friendly !

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1 Thank PauloMystical
Bridgeport, Connecticut
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20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015

This is my park/beach for BPT. I have always had really wonderful beach experience. Seaside is a great beach and park to just relax at. Feel like getting wet? Having a swim, There are lifeguards on duty during the Summer. Parking is ample. Per usual not residents will pay an get in fee, sorry do not know current amount !

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Thank Swashbuckler2015
Connecticut
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25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2015

Go during the week if possible; very quiet; not congested - a peaceful place with no amenities but sand, sky & water.

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Thank OboeJoe
Wellington, Florida
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23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2015

A great little beach with great access. Enjoyed the view and the peacefulness. It was a very cool May morning (50 degrees) but it was comfortable.

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1 Thank ashleyshowme

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