Greenwich Point Park
One of four beaches in Greenwich, CT, Greenwich Point Park, located at 7 Tods Driftway, Old Greenwich, is a popular spot for Greenwich locals and families from surrounding towns to spend the day. The beach sits on a peninsula that reaches out into the Long Island Sound. Greenwich Point Park visitors usually use the location for activities such as jogging, walking, or cycling around the park, sunbathing or studying nature on the beach, or fishing, boating, or swimming in Long Island Sound.
The Sinawoy tribe initially settled in the area where the park currently resides. It was used as a fishing camp during the summer. The name that the Sinawoy had for the location was “Monakewego,” which means “shining sands.”
The park covers 147 acres is open daily from 6 AM to sunset. Beach passes and parking passes are required to access the park and park parking.
Leashed dogs are allowed at the park from December 1 to March 31. Dog entry is not permitted during the summer months.
On the west side of Greenwich Point Park, you will find the Old Greenwich Yacht Club.
Town residents can moor their boats at the Point if they make prior arrangements through the Department of Parks & Recreation Marine Division in Town Hall.