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Harvey's Beach

Route 154, Old Saybrook, CT 06475
+1 860-395-3152
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A great place to escape, mostly during low tide.

A great place to relax. Go at night for the sunset and let the dogs run in the ocean. Low Tide is... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2016
Angela T
Awesome beach

We went there during our stay at Old saybrook. A beach is really clean and not full with visitors... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2016
Jeff B
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“low tide” (17 reviews)
“parking fee” (4 reviews)
Route 154, Old Saybrook, CT 06475
+1 860-395-3152
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Reviewed 22 July 2016

A great place to relax. Go at night for the sunset and let the dogs run in the ocean. Low Tide is just the best! Clamming is a must as well.

1  Thank Angela T
Reviewed 28 June 2016

We went there during our stay at Old saybrook. A beach is really clean and not full with visitors. Only thing is they have a parking fee.

2  Thank Jeff B
Reviewed 26 June 2016

This beach was charming, and tucked away in Old Saybrook. And like other reviewers, I also missed the driveway for it. It was smaller than I anticipated, but when we arrived there was plenty of parking available and they didn't charge us (was like 3:30PM)....More

Thank TechGuy76
Reviewed 11 June 2016

This is a clean, well maintained beach and easy to find. We often bike there from the B & B where we stay. Nice views and there's an overhang to get out of the sun, which is nice.

3  Thank gormlk
Reviewed 14 February 2016

We stopped by to check out Harvey's beach, for a return visit in June. There is a concession stand and bathroom/changing rooms in the parking lot. It is pretty easy to miss the entrance.

Thank Andy05255
Reviewed 15 December 2015

This is a great beach for walking on a vast sandbar, also at times viewing sea life. Beautiful, serene view.

1  Thank Ellen C
Reviewed 6 November 2015

The water is incredibly warm and shallow for quite a distance. We love taking our toddler here. Con: parking is expensive

Thank Mellisa G
Reviewed 26 October 2015

This tucked away little beach was perfect for a romantic sunset outing on a fall evening. It has gorgeous views over the water!

Thank greenwichgirly
Reviewed 29 September 2015

Still the tucked away little gem I remember as a child. I grew up on this beach in the 60's and 70's and was so happy to find it as charming now as it was then. For a nice secluded picturesque beach away from the...More

1  Thank RichardV413
Reviewed 16 September 2015

This is a very good choice if you're looking for a smaller, quitter beach compared to the larger state park type beaches. Great for folks with small kids or family members who have trouble walking far from the car to the beach. Be sure to...More

1  Thank Jay V
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14 August 2016|
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Response from Bob J | Reviewed this property |
It's on Great Hammock Rd. If you hit the beach with parking on both sides of the road, you've passed it. You have to go by a booth to get into the parking lot.
8 August 2015|
Response from MaryC3 | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe there are any additional charges beyond parking, but you would have to check with the town of Old Saybrook. They run the beach.