Friends of Hammonasset 1301 Boston Post Rd, Madison, CT06443 Friends of Hammonasset is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit that provides environmental education, works to preserve the…More integrity of Hammonasset Beach State Park’s natural resources and serves as an advocate for the park. The volunteer-run organization works in conjunction with the Park’s management and the Friends of Connecticut State Parks.
Hammonasset Beach State Park 1288 Boston Post Rd, Madison, CT06443 Hammonasset Beach State Park is Connecticut's largest public beach park, featuring 550 campsites, a boardwalk, a nature…More center, picnic shelters, walking and biking trails, showers and a car top boat launch.
Madison Ice House Cottage Rd & Boston Post Rd, Madison, CT06443 From May to mid-October, Madison Ice House provides ice cubes and blocks of ice to local boaters, campers and anyone…More else looking for some cool relief on a hot summer day. It is located a short way from Hammonasset Beach State Park, and is right down the street from the Boat Center, which has a marina on the Hammonasset River.
With more than two miles of spectacular beach that can be enjoyed year-round, Hammonasset Beach State Park is a…More favorite with locals and with people from all over. The park has a boardwalk, nature trails, and picnic areas among other features. Biking and fishing are allowed in some areas.
The Meigs Point Nature Center at Hammonasset Beach State Park is open 10am to 5pm Tuesday through Saturday, from Spring through October. In the off-season it is open on some days for limited hours. To find out more about seasonal hours and for information on the programs and events they offer, call the Nature Center staff at 203-245-8743.
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Located just a short way from the Madison town center with its restaurants and shops, and around the corner from seafood stands, bagel shops, and pizza places, Hammonasset is a great place to spend the day any time of year. There is camping available at the park for those who would like to stay longer, along with a variety of inns and cottages for rent in the town of Madison and nearby.