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The Complete List of Playgrounds, Parks, and Beaches for Fairfield County and Southwest Connecticut

Just in time for the start of warmer weather, longer days, and fun-filled weekends is our big list of playgrounds, parks, and beaches in Fairfield County!

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All are local and relatively cheap (if not free), besides small fees for parking or beach passes.

Locations are sorted by their offerings and then by town. Town links apply to all of those below them, unless other links are provided. Please let us know if we missed any!

 

Fairfield County Playgrounds

Bethel

Bennett Park
Berry School
Johnson School
Meckauer Park
Rockwell School

Bridgeport

 

Beardsley Park
Veterans’ Memorial Park
Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo
Seaside Park Beach

 

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Brookfield

 

Brookfield Municipal Center
Town Park Beach

 

Danbury

Hatters Park
Highland Playground and Spray-Park
Lake Kenosia Park
Rogers Park
Rowan Street Playground
Tom West Park
Candlewood Town Park

 

 

Darien

Baker Park
Cherry Lawn Park 
Darien Nature Center
McGuane Park

 

 

 

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Fairfield

Burr Elementary School
Dover Park
Dwight Elementary School
Gould Manor Park
Grasmere Eldercare Center
Highwood Park
Holland Hill Elementary School
Jennings Elementary School
Lake Mohegan
Lincoln Park
McKinley Elementary School
Melville Park
Mill Hill Elementary School
North Stratfield Elementary School
Oldfield Senior Center
Osborn Hill Elementary School
Owen Fish Park
Penfield Complex
Pine Creek Avenue Park
Riverfield Elementary School
Rugby Park
Sgt. Murphy Park
Sherman Elementary School
Stratfield Elementary School
Tunxis Hill Park
Veres Street Park
Veterans Park
Sandcastle Park Playground

 

 

Greenwich 

Bruce Park
Byram Beach/Pool and Rosenwald Park
Island Beach 
Roger Sherman Baldwin Park 

 

Monroe

Wolfe Park and Great Hollow Lake Beach

 

New Canaan

Ed Dixon Memorial Park 
Kiwanis Park
Mead Memorial Park
New Canaan Nature Center

 

Norwalk

Calf Pasture Beach 
Cranbury Park 
Devon’s Place at Mathews Park

 

Old Greenwich

Binney Park

 

Redding

Putnam Memorial State Park

 

Shelton

East Village Park
Riverview Park

 

Stamford

Cove Island Park
Cummings Park
Scalzi Park
Bartlett Arboretum
Mianus River Preserve
Twin Meadows Boundless Playground

 

Long Beach

Lordship Beach
Roosevelt Forest Park
Short Beach Park

 

Trumbull

Indian Ledge Park
Island Brook Park
Tashua Recreation Area
Full Circle Playground

 

Westport

Compo Beach Playground 

Parks Without Playgrounds

 

Bethel

Bergstrom Park
Crowe Field
Mitchell Park
Overlook Park

 

 

Bridgeport

Elton Rogers Woodland Park
Glenwood Park
St. Mary’s By-the-Sea

 

 

Brookfield

Arthur Harris Linear Park
Brookfied Bandstand
Cadigan Park
Domain Pond
Grays Bridge Field
Gursky Open Space
Lillinonah Woods
Old Bridge Sanctuary
|Whalen Pond
Williams Park

 

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Danbury

Bear Bountain Park
Elmwood Park
Joseph Sauer Memorial Park
Kennedy Park
Old Quarry Nature Center
Richter Park
Stephen A. Kaplanis Field
Still River Greenway
Tarrywile Park

 

 

Darien

Frate Park
Selleck’s Woods Park
Stony Brook Park
Tilley Pond Park
Town Hall & Holahan Fields
Weed Beach Park
Woodland Park

 

Fairfield

Connecticut Audubon Society Birdcraft Museum
CT Audubon Society Nature Center

 

Greenwich

Babcock Preserve
Greenwich Point Park

 

Monroe

Webb Mountain Park

 

New Canaan

Bristow Bird Sanctuary
Irwin Park
Mill Pond Park
Waveny Park

 

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Ridgefield

Ballard Park

 

Shelton

Indian Well State Park
Nike Site Park
Shelton Lakes
South Bank Park
Sunnyside Park

 

Stratford

Boothe Memorial Park and Museum
Far Mill River Park
James Farm Road Open Space
Longbrook Park
Wooster Pond

 

Weston

Devil’s Den Preserve
Katherine Ordway Preserve

 

Westport

Burying Hill Beach
Nature Center for Environmental Activities
Sherwood Island State Park

 

Wilton

Silvermine Park
Weir Farm National Historic Site

 


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Beaches

Bridgeport

 


Captain’s Cove
Seaside Park Beach

 

Darien

 

Pear Tree Point
Weed Beach

 

Greenwich

Byram Beach
Great Captains Island
Greenwich Point
Island Beach

 

Fairfield

Jennings Beach
Lake Mohegan
Penfield Beach
Sasco Beach (residents only)
South Pine Creek Beach
Southport Beach

 

Norwalk

Calf Pasture Beach
Community Beach
Daskam Lane Park
Grassy Island
Harborview / T.J. Marina
Maritime Aquarium
Mill Pond Park
Oyster Shell at Heritage Park
Public Boat Slips at VMP
Sammis Street Bridge
Shea / Ram Island
Sheffield Island Lighthouse
Sono Harbor Associates
The Plains Island

 

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Shelton

Indian Well State Park
South Bank
Sunnyside Boat Ramp

 

Stamford

Conair
Cove Island Park
Cummings Park
Czescik Park
Gus Edson Park
Harbor House
Kosciusko Park
Stamford Harbor Office Park
Village at Stamford Landing
West Beach

 

Stratford

Birdseye Street Boat Launch
Bond’s Dock
Canal Beach
Great Meadows Salt Marsh
Long Beach
Russian Beach
Seawall Overlook
Short Beach Park

 

Rowayton

Bayley Beach (residents only)

 

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Westport

Beachside Avenue Wetlands
Canal Road
Cockenoe Island
Driftway Water View
Gorham Island
Grace Salmon Park
Jeanette Egan Park
Levitt Pavilion / Westport River Walk
Longshore Park and Country Club
Parker Harding Plaza
Pasacreta Park
Riverside Town Park
Saugatuck River State Boat Launch
Sherwood Mill Pond Walkway
Village Square
Burying Hill Beach
Compo Beach and Marina
Old Mill Beach
Sherwood Island State Park


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