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Ferry Landing State Park

Ferry Landing State Park features a short accessible boardwalk along the Connecticut River.
Trail Activity
Accessible Experience Walking
0.2 miles, One Way
Old Lyme
Boardwalk, Paved/Cement
Permitted on leash


An accessible boardwalk starting from the CTDEEP Marine Fisheries Headquarters and Boating Division office provides an opportunity to visit the Connecticut River and fringing salt marshes. At the end of the ~ 0.2 mile boardwalk there is a raised viewing platform where you can observe nesting osprey in the marshes and boats on Long Island Sound. This is a great spot for marine fishing or crabbing and for nature enthusiasts of all ages. 

Other Information

Park Use:

Hours: The park is open from 8 am to sunset.

There is NO SWIMMING allowed at this park. 

Pets: Pets on leashes are permitted on the boardwalk. Please clean up after your pets!

Trail Manager

For more information, visit the CT State Parks website or contact:

CT DEEP: Rocky Neck State Park
CT DEEP: Rocky Neck State Park
P.O. Box 676
Niantic, CT 06357
(860) 739-5471
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Trail Tips

Respect Wildlife
Keep wildlife wild: do not feed, follow, approach, or otherwise harass wild animals. Doing so may alter their natural behaviors.
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Trailhead Information

From the east: I-95 to exit 70; at light go straight on Halls Rd; at second light, go left on Route 156; go 1/2 mile and turn right on Ferry Rd to the end.

From the west: I-95 over the Connecticut River; take your first exit (exit 70) and turn right on Route 156; go 1/2 mile and turn right on Ferry Rd to the end.

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