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Coastal Access in Connecticut Explore the Connecticut Shore

Connecticut Coastal Access Guide

This interactive map provides useful information about and directions to all of the shoreline sites in Connecticut that are open to the public.

Please Note: Due to public health concerns associated with COVID-19, access to some beaches is being limited during the summer of 2020. For the most recent information visit Connecticut Waterfront Updates.

Public Trust Fact Sheet

Learn what rights the public has along Connecticut's shore.

Content Last Updated July 16, 2020