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Nice Little Beach, too bad they let out of towners park on street and get in for free

I noticed that they have on street parking . We saw many out of towners parking there to get access... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2018
Allison B
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Nice but small

I grew up here. Beach is always clean and well kept. Too bad it's so small. In the summer it gets... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
Roanoke, Virginia
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Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Dirty dirty beach, sand isn’t even sand it’s just hard rock, and it’s in a shaky neighborhood. Ugly ugly “beach”

Reviewed 22 January 2018

Not very clean they don't really keep up with it like they should very small beach not very big at all.

Thank C8418DFandrewg
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Not a happy place.people are rude especially the town employees..can't have lunch on the beach ..I think it's to get you to go across the street and get lunch from the restaurant there... everyone's on edge it seems

5  Thank robbieheart1
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

I noticed that they have on street parking . We saw many out of towners parking there to get access to the beach. We decided to park in the lot. In addition to the Town Parking Sticker, we had to show ID verifying that we...More

2  Thank Allison B
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

I grew up here. Beach is always clean and well kept. Too bad it's so small. In the summer it gets packed fast. Resturant across the street is pricey but has good food. Neighborhood around the beach has gone down over the years so be...More

Thank paralegal4444
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Went with my granddaughter and a friend with her younger daughter. It was really clean. It wasnt over crowded. And its not really big so its easier with yoinger kids.

1  Thank DaLynnJay
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Clean beach smooth sand except near and in the water a little rocky. Small play area with swings on beach across the street a nice splash pad for the kids with a small sand area.

Thank Koreen G
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Looking to go to a romantic beach with your spouse to watch the sunset? This is the place to go! Although we went in October, the beach was very quiet and there was plenty of parking. I don't know how busy it will be in...More

Thank HTLee2014
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I have to preface this review by saying that although I have lived in CT most of my life I am not a huge fan of beaches on LI Sound. I much prefer ocean beaches. East Haven Beach is quite deep (street to water) but...More

Thank Heather02380
Reviewed 21 August 2017

splash park always full during hot days sandpiper next door come one come all you will come back the beach is cleaned daily the staff friendly the beach area has a long history there are lots of benches a covered area and lifeguards during season...More

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Peyton M
27 August 2017|
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Response from sglossa | Reviewed this property |
It is a public beach, but in order to get free parking across from the beach, you must be a resident with a sticker from the town, or a valid license stating your East Haven address. You can park on a side street, and walk... More
Sarah H
12 July 2017|
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Response from Valeria A | Reviewed this property |
There is no fee, you can't park there if you aren't a resident. They will tow you. You need to go to Fort Nathan Hale for free or pay for Lighthouse Park for a fee.