"Hammonasset" means, "where we dig holes in the ground" and refers to the place where a settlement of eastern woodland Indians farmed along the Hammonasset River.
A visit to Hammonasset Beach State Park, is more than just another day at the beach. Connecticut's largest shoreline park offers over 2 miles of beach to enjoy swimming, strolling along the boardwalk, or just relaxing in the sun and surf.
The Meigs Point Nature Center offers programs and activities for park visitors on a limited year round basis.
Directions : From the south area: take I-95 north, Exit 62. Take a right off the exit ramp onto Hammonasset I-95 connector. Park entrance will be 1 mile ahead.
Your position is Latitude: 41.273 Longitude: -72.560.
Other Nearby State Recreation Areas Include:
* Chatfield Hollow State Park, Killingworth
* Rocky Neck State Park, East Lyme
* Sherwood Island State Park, Westport.
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