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Ocean Beach Park

98 Neptune Ave, New London, CT 06320-2835
+1 860-447-3031
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Wonderful beaches, family fun, clean water and great location

Love this place, clean water, easy to get to from southern Connecticut, lots of family activities... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2015
Kishka2014
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Connecticut
Nice mix of nature and humanity.

The boardwalk was in excellent condition and made a great walk with views of the beach and the... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2015
OmaJoan
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Catskill
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New England's finest beach and boardwalk attractions including mini golf course, rides, water slides, kiddy spray park, olympic pool, arcade, gift shop, food concessions, cafe with restaurant, banquet and catering facilities, picnic area, health club, nature walk
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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“mini golf” (32 reviews)
“water slides” (27 reviews)
“nice beach” (23 reviews)
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98 Neptune Ave, New London, CT 06320-2835
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+1 860-447-3031
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Reviewed 21 August 2015

Love this place, clean water, easy to get to from southern Connecticut, lots of family activities, big pool, always worth the trip.

Thank Kishka2014
David S, General Manager at Ocean Beach Park, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2015

Thanks so much for sharing your thoughts! We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 19 August 2015

The boardwalk was in excellent condition and made a great walk with views of the beach and the ocean. Very hot day and shade well provided with benches and covered area. Picnic area for families and play ground for the kids.

Thank OmaJoan
David S, General Manager at Ocean Beach Park, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2015

Thanks so much for sharing your positive experience here with others We truly appreciate it!

Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

This is another beach I visited that is family oriented. The beaches are clean. It's so nice to see the boats docked out on the water. It has small waves. It has picnic areas, volley ball nets, playground, pool, little water area for kiddies. They...More

Thank Renay V
David S, General Manager at Ocean Beach Park, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2015

Thanks so much for visiting and posting your review. We know you have many choices so appreciate that you spent family time here. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 14 August 2015

Very easy to find, lists of signage. Yes, you pay to park but that is common nowadays. The beach is wide and a little deeper than other local beaches. Lifeguards posted, trashcans, bathrooms ( fairly clean for the amount of people), concession stand and boardwalk...More

1  Thank mnj87
David S, General Manager at Ocean Beach Park, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2015

Thanks for your visit and review. We appreciate it. We are pleased that you had a good time here and hope you will consider us again!

Reviewed 13 August 2015

Great place to spend the day on the beach. Was a little expensive to park, but the facilities are very good. Nice soft sandy beach with very clear water for Long Island Sound. The kids loved the water slides as well. Showers were not to...More

2  Thank Fool for the Beach
David S, General Manager at Ocean Beach Park, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2015

Hello and thanks for your review. We hope that you will join us again. fyi there are outdoor showers outside the pool area, at the spray park and at the north end of the beach. We also have indoor showers at the pool area for...More

Reviewed 12 August 2015

I visited Ocean Beach Park on a Friday in in July, 2015. The park is very clean. The bathrooms were clean and functional. The sand is very soft and the water is the clearest I have ever seen for Long Island Sound. The splash pad...More

Thank RocketmanMC
David S, General Manager at Ocean Beach Park, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2015

Thank you for sharing your thoughts. A good family experience is what we strive to provide so your remarks are especially appreciated. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 10 August 2015

Ocean Beach Park is one of the better places to be when you have little ones and its summertime. The park offers a beach, concession stands, changing/bathrooms, amusement rides, and an Olympic size swimming pool. There is a fee you have to pay at the...More

1  Thank Josue C
David S, General Manager at Ocean Beach Park, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2015

Thanks so much for your positive remarks regarding Ocean Beach Park. fyi, we do offer season passes that make coming here much more affordable and include all of our nightly entertainment as well. Please feel free to call us so we can explain further. We...More

Reviewed 6 August 2015

This place has just a few kiddie rides. We went evening and the water part was closed. The beach is okay but the sand becomes really rocky at the water and is very uncomfortable.More

2  Thank BASLOL
David S, General Manager at Ocean Beach Park, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2015

Hello and thanks for your review. We actually have 15 rides here in the park this season including our Carousel, kiddy ferris wheel, roller coaster, mini twister, boat ride, swing ride, octopus, bees ride, car and bikes ride, kiddy whip, scrambler, helicopter, train, bumper boats...More

Reviewed 5 August 2015

This is our favorite beach. It is so clean and beautiful. There is a fee to park that includes admission into beach. They offer other amusements for additional fees. It can get quite expensive. It would be nice to see them offer some kind of...More

2  Thank Danielle G
David S, General Manager at Ocean Beach Park, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2015

Thanks so much for your review. We especially appreciate that you commented that we are a clean beach. Our staff works hard to make that happen so we all really thank you for noticing the efforts! We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 4 August 2015 via mobile

Went to Cruise Night on a recent Monday night. Nice to see so many people enjoying the summer evening. Miniature golf was packed, in spite of the course's lack of care. They obviously judged "par" in better days, because the moguls around the cups made...More

1  Thank Donna L
David S, General Manager at Ocean Beach Park, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2015

Donna, Thanks so much for your comments. The good ole days here were certainly spectacular. This summer we have had crowds regularly that are right in par with those days as well so recent improvements to the park seem to be yielding bigger crowds. Each...More

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charitylee6
15 August 2017|
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Response from David S | Property representative |
Thanks for the help! We do have changing rooms and technically the beach is at the mouth of Long Island sound so we enjoy the salt water of the Atlantic with calmer water than some other places. We hope to see you soon!
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Stephen F
5 August 2017|
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Response from David S | Property representative |
Hello, We are not a State Park so unfortunately can't honor those passes. We do hope to see you soon!
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